SoftAware strives to achieve the following objectives:

Provide up-to-date content of software engineering education by (re-)designing the HE curriculum in several EU countries systematically consulting a wide range of stakeholder groups and bringing in technical experts from companies in the ICT sector to help the design of lessons and educational materials;

Strengthen ongoing dialogue and closer cooperation between industry and education to support mutual understanding of digital skills needs and encourage strong practical components in education;

Stimulate work-based learning in HE through creating opportunities for apprenticeships and other types of work-based learning in the field of ICT;

Enhance HE students’ soft skills to foster professional career advancement;