Telecentres

Over 250 Opinion Leaders Discussed Europe’s Digital Future in LIKTA’s Conference in Riga

Over 250 Opinion Leaders Discussed Europe’s Digital Future in LIKTA’s Conference in Riga

16th LIKTA’s annual conference held on December 11th, 2014, gathered around 250 opinion leaders and decision makers from ICT industry, governmental organizations and civil society, including the European Commission’s (EC) Vice President of the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip. The main conference theme was “Latvia’s role in the creation of EU digital future” which was......
Digital skills and inclusion through e-facilitators (TE's policy position)

Digital skills and inclusion through e-facilitators (TE’s policy position)

Telecentres have placed themselves as providers of ICT access and digital competences in local communities. This policy position paper provides the background in terms of the space and context which demand the existence of the e-facilitator profession and its further acceptance and professional up-skilling.  People who are disconnected from the digital world today show a multitude......
What a Telecentre Looks Like In Brussels: Telecentre Europe member profile

What a Telecentre Looks Like In Brussels: Telecentre Europe member profile

by Ilona Griniute Telecentre Europe visited one of its Belgian member organisations Maks vzw in November. Maks stands for media action Kuregem city and is a non-for-profit organisation situated in one of the most deprived neighbourhoods of Brussels, called Kuregem. With a team of 40 employees Maks vzw serves approximately 1,500 users every year on......
Measuring the impact of the “third sector” in Europe

Measuring the impact of the “third sector” in Europe

By Masha Tarle Telecentre Europe is a non-for profit organisation and European association that belongs to the so-called “third sector”. Our members are working hard on training people to improve their digital skills, helping them find employment and showing them the way to create their own businesses. But how can we speak about these efforts,......
Young people’s digital skills still a mystery to employers but telecentres emerge as the ideal community place for understanding what ICT users need

Young people’s digital skills still a mystery to employers but telecentres emerge as the ideal community place for understanding what ICT users need

Since 2008, Telecentre Europe has organized 7 annual gatherings for its member organizations and stakeholders that brought together around 600 participants from all corners of Europe and beyond. European Commission’s ongoing campaign eSkills for Jobs and its sister initiative Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs provided the framework for this year’s conference in Croatia. This year Telecentre Europe Annual Conference......
Telecentres evolving from digital inclusion to digital empowerment for citizens and communities

Telecentres evolving from digital inclusion to digital empowerment for citizens and communities

Our Managing Director Gabriel Rissola participated in the last edition of SparkLab Andalucia earlier this month and was asked a series of questions after his presentation in the forum focused on the telecentre movement in Europe, its links to European policy and the future of telecentres. In this video he talks about the evolution of......
Re-designing the future of telecentres: SparkLab Andalucia

Re-designing the future of telecentres: SparkLab Andalucia

  The Spanish network of telecentres  Guadalinfo and  our partner organisation Telecentre.org are organising this Friday, March 7th in Andalucia, Spain an event on telecentres and innovation titled “SparkLAB Andalucía”. Sponsored by the Spanish telecommunications giant Telefónica, the event is   a  continuation of the international SparkLAB initiative, a movement initiated by Telecentre.org, the International Telecommunication Union and The “Generalitat de......
Telecentre Europe to hold its General Assembly in Riga

Telecentre Europe to hold its General Assembly in Riga

January 20, 2014 Telecentre Europe will hold its annual General Assembly 2014  on February 18-19th in Riga, Latvia.All our members have already received a registration link and are urged to register as soon as possible. At the General Assembly we will approve and adopt formal documents such as the Annual report 2013 and Workplan 2014......
Telecentres to play a crucial role to create bridges with governments and facilitate adoption of e-Services

Telecentres to play a crucial role to create bridges with governments and facilitate adoption of e-Services

The e-Government paradox The high-level e-Government conference titled ” Where we are, where we are going”  took place in Vilnius, Lithuania last 14th November in the context of the Lithuanian presideny of the EU and saw Telecentre Europe Director, Chair and two members present their organisations and activities in the session  “Inclusive e-Government”. The session was......