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Coding and non-formal education (TE's position paper)

Coding and non-formal education (TE’s position paper)

On the occasion of EU code week, this position paper comes at a time when coding is increasingly promoted by EU institutions as a way to catch up with demand for digital skills and ICT professionals’. Telecentre Europe (TE) alongside Public Libraries 2020 (PL2020) recognise the effort to fill the job vacancies in the ICT......
Telecentre Europe joins European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning

Telecentre Europe joins European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning

On 15th of June Telecentre Europe officially became member of the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning, EUCIS-LLL. The acceptance was made official during their General Assembly and conference held this June in Luxembourg. Telecentre Europe’s staff had been attending events and workshops organised by the EUCIS-LLL Platform in Brussels for more than a......
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,......

GOW2013 to be launched at the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs on March 5th!

This year, the annual digital empowering campaign Get Online Week organized by Telecentre-Europe will be launched on March 5th, during the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs Conference (4-5 March, Brussels, Belgium). Telecentre-Europe will present and officially open the campaign during the plenary session on “Raising Awareness” at Day 2 of the Conference (March 5th, at 12h10 CET). After,......

#Spark13 presented LIVE at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

On wednesday February 27th the upcoming #Spark13 conference  – also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres – was presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The  event, which was hosted by the Spanish journalist Paco Lobatón, was streamed live by the Spanish telecentre network Guadalinfo. A first broadcast happened at 11h CET from the stand......

Last chance to put your organization on the EU27 eInclusion map: MIREIA deadline extended until February 28th!

Over 2000 eInclusion organizations have filled out the MIREIA survey between January 2nd and February 15th. To give a chance to other organizations that would like to be included in the EU27 mapping exercise, the European Commission JRC-IPTS who is conducting the research jointly with DG-CONNECT have announced an extension of the deadline to fill out......

Press Release: JOINING FORCES TO EMPOWER A DIGITAL EUROPE

Brussels, BELGIUM | 26 FEBRUARY 2013 Today, youth unemployment in the EU27 is higher than 20%. While demand for employees with ICT skills is growing by around 3% a year, pessimistic projections warn that if nothing is done to resolve the mismatch between current skills and needs of the labour market, up to 800.000 (1)......

TCF’s Annual Report 2012 Available for Download

The 2012 Annual Report for Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is now available for download. This 10-page report presents a comprehensive look at TCF’s accomplishments during the Year 2012 and highlights efforts made under TCF programs and initiatives such as Telecentre Women, Telecentre Sustainability, and the Global Community. » Download a copy of the report

How to disseminate the MIREIA survey? Best practices from Romania!

In about 1 week time EOS Foundation managed to reach 1500 Romanian eInclusion actors and over 150 organizations have already filled the MIREIA survey. This was made possible through the use of mailing lists and an already established partners network. According to the population figure for Romania, the MIREIA mapping exercise had established a minimum target of......

Telecentre-Europe at the e-Skills Quality conference

On January 24th, more than 100 experts & officials from the industrial, academic & public sector  gathered with Pan-European NGO leaders for the conference Towards a European Quality label for ICT industry training & certication. Telecentre-Europe AISBL was represented by Mara Jakobsone (Chair), Gabriel Rissola (Managing Director) and Juan Francisco Delgado (Board Member). At the conference, a broad consensus......