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......
Local and National Coalitions for Digital Jobs Meet in Rome, Italy

Local and National Coalitions for Digital Jobs Meet in Rome, Italy

On 29th of October, the European Commission (DG Connect) together with Telecentre Europe and the Grand Coalition Secretariat organized a workshop called Strengthening National and Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs, linked to the closing event of the eSkills for Jobs campaign taking place the day after. National and Local Coalitions workshop and its outcomes are......
YouRock: where young people meet employers

YouRock: where young people meet employers

by Ilona Griniute A surprising number of only 17% of youth under 24 use LinkedIn to showcase their professional achievements and search for jobs online. That is why the idea of creating a new platform for young Europeans aged 15-24 was born. The launch of YouRock YouRock employability website was launched in mid March and it......
What kind of jobs are there in the ICT industry?

What kind of jobs are there in the ICT industry?

This infographic made by Liberty Global together with Telecentre Europe addresses young Europeans, unemployed and job seekers. It aims at raising their awareness about the required digital skills in order to access ICT careers. See the infographic (mouse-over to enlarge / share) and find out more details on the addressed topics below: by b_willers.
Local Coalitions special edition

Local Coalitions special edition

In this special issue, you can read about: Local Coalitions launch in Romania and Lithuania, Microsoft donates vouchers for certification exams to Telecentre Europe, eGov conference in Vilnius. » Read the Local Coalitions special issue online » Get it delivered to your mailbox by filling our online subscription form » Access former issues of our newsletter
Microsoft to offer 10,000 Microsoft certification exams to Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs

Microsoft to offer 10,000 Microsoft certification exams to Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer visited Italy earlier this month and met with Telecentre Europe Director Gabriel Rissola in the context of the Building a Vision event of Youth Spark in Rome. On the occasion, it was revealed that in partnership with Telecentre-Europe, Microsoft will give 10,000 young Europeans Microsoft certification exams free of charge to support unemployed......
Malta determined to improve digital competency in its working population

Malta determined to improve digital competency in its working population

 Tuesday 22 October The day before Telecentre Europe’s ( TE) annual Summit in Malta, a new project titled ‘Networked: ICT competences for better employability and workforce adaptability’ was launched by the Hon. Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis, Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth at a seminar addressing the impact of the digital divide on society and the......
Grand Coalition Pledgers Workshop

Grand Coalition Pledgers Workshop

Brussels, October 3rd, 2013 The Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs (GC4DJ) Pledgers workshop was held on Thursday, October 3rd in the European Commission, in Brussels and our organisation-Telecentre Europe- had the honour of being the only pledger invited to make a presentation which opened new paths of collaboration for our Local Coalitions! Who are the......
Local coalitions for digital jobs

Local coalitions for digital jobs

A pledge to the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs As a follow-up of the Get Online Week campaign, Telecentre-Europe plans to support its national campaign partners to lead and facilitate Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs (LC4DJ) across Europe (i.e. local governments, industry, employment services, educational and social actors). Telecentre-Europe will facilitate the development of Local......