The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) is committed to supporting the advancement of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education throughout Europe to equip young students with the skills and knowledge to develop into active and informed citizens. The ALLEA Working Group on Science Education therefore welcomes the opportunity to share its recommendations on the European Commission’s initiatives for “Digital education – enabling factors for success” and “Digital skills – improving their provision”.