digital literacy

Get Online Week 2017: International partnership supports digital skills, empowering all

Get Online Week 2017: International partnership supports digital skills, empowering all

On 27 March – 2 April, 2017, 27 national organisations with their 5,000 partners ran thousands of events and activities to bring Europeans online and to enhance their digital skills during the eighth Get Online Week (#GOW17). Since its first edition in 2010, GOW has always been a truly multi-stakeholder campaign bringing together formal and......
#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......
Digital Single Market Strategy (TE's position paper)

Digital Single Market Strategy (TE’s position paper)

Updated March 14, 2016 This paper presents Telecentre Europe’s position on Digital Single Market Strategy. Key messages: Europeans should be considered not only as consumers, but as digitally-active producers, workers and citizens. Development of e-government services should go hand-in-hand with development of skills. Entrepreneurs and micro, small & medium-size enterprise (SME) owners need up-to-date digital......
Enabling European E-Participation (TE's policy position)

Enabling European E-Participation (TE’s policy position)

In an increasingly digitalized society, e-participation and e-citizenship are becoming key aspects of citizenship. Public finance healthcare and social services are all going online. The Internet is becoming the place to express our opinion, participate in the decisions that concern us, to raise a problem and find supporters for a cause. This paper comes at......
Digital Assembly 2015: Discussing fundamental digital rights

Digital Assembly 2015: Discussing fundamental digital rights

One of the major European events on digital topics Digital Assembly 2015 – One Europe, One Digital Single Market attracted over 500 stakeholders to meet in Riga. It was organised by the European Commission together with the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and was held at the National Library of Latvia on June 17-18. Telecentre......
We Need Digital Literacy to Stay Safe

We Need Digital Literacy to Stay Safe

by Gabriela Ruseva The 11th Safer Internet Forum took place on 6-7th November in Brussels with more than 260 participants. It is organised and funded by the European Commission with the assistance of European SchoolNet under the Safer Internet Programme, part of the European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children. Policy makers, youth ambassadors,......
Spark Forum 2013: Youth employment and ICT skill building

Spark Forum 2013: Youth employment and ICT skill building

Telecentre Europe was one of the co-organisers of Spark: the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, held on May 28-29 in Granada, Spain. The event was a great success: more than 1200 participants from the information and communication technology for development (ICT4D) sector as well as private, public, and non-profit organizations from around the globe came to......
Get Online Week 2013 – initial results

Get Online Week 2013 – initial results

Thousands of Europeans were digitally empowered during the Get Online Week campaign of Telecentre-Europe. Between 18 and 24 March 2013, more than 10.000 ICT learning centres, libraries & schools in 26 countries supported over 100.000 people in their online journeys. Telecentre-Europe is very pleased with the massive effort done by its partners during Get Online......
Telecentre-Europe’s Summit 2012

Telecentre-Europe’s Summit 2012

Under the title Jobs for Youth and Ageing Online, network leaders representing more then 25.000 telecentres gathered at Mercure Grand Hotel in Warsaw for the fifth Telecentre-Europe Summit that took place during 17-18 October 2012 and was co-hosted by the Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI). The Summit was opened by a video message from Commissioner László Andor, responsible for Employment, Social Affairs......