Digital inclusion

EC visits telecentres in Brussels

EC visits telecentres in Brussels

On 6th February 2017, Rodrigo Ballester, member of the Cabinet of Commissioner for Education & Culture Tibor Navracsics, visited Interface3 and MAKS vzw – two Telecentre Europe member organisations in Brussels. The purpose of the visit was to experience first-hand what telecentres do, what kind of trainings and services they offer to empower people in......
EC workshop on Technology and Refugee Integration

EC workshop on Technology and Refugee Integration

Last December 13th, Telecentre Europe took part in an expert workshop on the effective use of technology to support refugees’ integration organised by the European Commission’s Policy Lab team in Brussels . The workshop brought together stakeholders from different backgrounds: EU policy makers & scientists, governments and employment services, NGOs working with refugees, representatives of the......
#TEAC16 - the best Annual Conference so far!

#TEAC16 – the best Annual Conference so far!

By Gabriela Ruseva Telecentre Europe held its 9th Annual Conference in Ghent on 6-8th October, co-organised with our Belgian member Digipolis Gent and the I-LINC Platform. The 3-day event was attended by over a 100 invited participants and took place in the beautiful central hotel NH Belfort where guests enjoyed 2 days of keynote speeches, interactive......

DigComp workshop at DG EMPL

On 12th September DG EMPL of the European Commission held an informal meeting with stakeholders interested in the development and implementation of EU digital competence (DigComp) and entrepreneurship competence (EntreComp) frameworks. Telecentre Europe Chair Mara Jakobsone and CEO Laurentiu Bunescu took part and expressed our interest to actively engage in the process. The Commission aimed to......
European Conference in Ghent to address future of work in digital era

European Conference in Ghent to address future of work in digital era

91% of all citizens in Flanders are connected to the internet at home, 78% own a laptop and 58% are the proud owner of a tablet.[1] These recent figures show that we all like to buy the latest digital devices and update our homes with the latest technologies, but digital skills are indispensable in the......
Back2school and Back2work on I-LINC

Back2school and Back2work on I-LINC

By Iva Walterova Back to school and back to work on the I-LINC platform this month The new school and work year has begun. Organizations and networks throughout Europe that work towards furthering digital skills and digital inclusion among their target groups are back to full swing after the summer. The I-LINC platform is therefore......
I-LINC at Telecentre Europe Annual Conference

I-LINC at Telecentre Europe Annual Conference

by Iva Walterova I-LINC, which is developing a sustainable and all-encompassing platform on the topic of ICT (for) learning and inclusion, offers its growing community of registered users an online environment for networking, participation, and learning that focuses on boosting the employability and entrepreneurship capacities of young people. The Telecentre Europe Annual Conference: Digital Skills for......
Register to our annual conference in Ghent on 6-8 October

Register to our annual conference in Ghent on 6-8 October

Registrations are now open for the ninth Telecentre Europe’s Annual Conference (TEAC) under the theme of Digital Skills for Future Work on 06-08th of October, 2016. This year the event will be hosted by Belgian member Digipolis Ghent at the NH Gent Belfort Hotel in Ghent. We invite you to check the event website and register online: https://teannualconference.info/registration/.  Day 1 (Thursday......
New Skills Agenda for Europe

New Skills Agenda for Europe

Telecentre Europe welcomes the adoption of the New Skills Agenda by the European Commission. Its aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe. 40% of European employers......
European Get Online Week 2016: being confident, being digital

European Get Online Week 2016: being confident, being digital

The seventh edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW) to digitally empower and employ people was celebrated on 14-20 March this year. With a record number of 29 campaign partners involved in 27 countries, the campaign proved again the necessity to raise awareness about ICT competence and the importance to see every European digitally......