Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition: Seven more national coalitions

Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition: Seven more national coalitions

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition is growing, and these developments should be positive for all stakeholders in the digital skills community. In March, during Get Online Week, there were successful launches by the Latvian Coalition E-prasmju partrnerība (E-skills partnership) in Riga and the Lithuanian National Digital Coalition. The Romanian National Coalition SKILLS 4IT was......
News from the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

News from the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was launched on December 1st, and Telecentre Europe, part of the Secretariat running the coalition, is focused on supporting and forming National Coalitions. There are many ongoing developments, so how can you follow them? Follow the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition on Twitter and Facebook. The former eSkills EU......
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......
European Get Online Week from 14 to 20 March in 27 countries!

European Get Online Week from 14 to 20 March in 27 countries!

This week Telecentre Europe is celebrating the annual Get Online Week across Europe. 29 campaign partners will be running various events in 27 countries to reduce the skills gap and promote ICT jobs. The campaign runs at libraries, community centres, schools and non-for-profits across Europe every March. This year’s campaign will focus around two themes: trust......
What will GOW 2016 be like this year?

What will GOW 2016 be like this year?

With the commitment of at least 27 campaign partners Telecentre Europe will be getting Europeans online and on jobs again. Digital empowerment campaign European GOW will mark its seventh edition this year on 14-20 March. Thousands of non-formal education providers will get busy organising various activities in their communities in order to reduce the skills......
Towards a network of National and Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs

Towards a network of National and Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs

Following the meeting of national and local coalitions for digital skills and jobs in Rome in 2014 and the Digital Assembly in Riga (June 2015), the European Commission organised a new workshop to bring together existing coalitions and initiatives that are under formation. The purpose of the workshop was to take stock of the progress......
Digital competences to promote employability

Digital competences to promote employability

Translated by Gabriel Rissola Different digital competence models were discussed during the workshop organised by Guadalinfo, the Andalusian network of telecentres, last 29 October in Seville. The Guadalinfo Network brought together more than thirty experts working in the field of training and certification of digital skills, where aside to the Andalusian model, other experiences like those......
Getting Europe online, the digital empowerment campaign

Getting Europe online, the digital empowerment campaign

This week, from March 23rd to 29th Telecentre Europe organises, together with partnering organisations, the 6th edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW). In 2015 the Campaign will see the involvement of 25 countries and directly target more than 50,000 Europeans.  Can we teach digital competence? At Telecentre Europe we believe we can. A variety of non-formal education providers such......
European Get Online Week 2015: 23-29th March

European Get Online Week 2015: 23-29th March

Contrary to what many people may believe, not every European is digital yet. But we’re getting there. Thousands of non-formal education providers such as telecentres, non-profits and libraries are already busy bridging the gap. They work throughout the year to get people online, improve their digital skills and provide pathways to civil participation and employment.......
4,000 Young People Certified and Ready for ICT Jobs

4,000 Young People Certified and Ready for ICT Jobs

In 2014 Telecentre Europe and Microsoft led a certification campaign Get certified. Get a job. launched in Rome by Microsoft’s ex-CEO Steve Ballmer and Telecentre Europe’s Managing Director Gabriel Rissola, to distribute 10,000 free Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification vouchers. Twelve Telecentre Europe partners[1] initiated local activities to help young......