digital literacy

Polish "Lighthouse Keepers" focus on locality & mental barriers to bring the 50+ online

Polish “Lighthouse Keepers” focus on locality & mental barriers to bring the 50+ online

Under the banner of Digital Poland of Equal Opportunities (Polska Cyfrowa Równych Szans – PCRS) the “Cities on the Internet” Association (COI) launched a social campaign for the digital education of adult Poles, which rests on locality and the involvement of  “Lighthouse Keepers”: local digital champions tasked with introducing 50+ adults from their own communities......
Telecentre-Europe's Summit 2011 in "Diary of a Digital Activist"

Telecentre-Europe’s Summit 2011 in “Diary of a Digital Activist”

UK based Digital Activist Inclusion Network (DAIN) made a documentary about their volunteers study trip to Belgium between 25th and 28th October 2011. In Brussels, they filmed their visit at Interface3 and their attendance at Telecentre-Europe’s Summit. DAIN volunteer interviews about their experiences at the Telecentre-Europe Summit run from 7:15 to about 10:00 within the documentary......
Sara Mora Tormo wins MyTelecentre@Work Photo Essay Contest for Europe

Sara Mora Tormo wins MyTelecentre@Work Photo Essay Contest for Europe

Sara Mora Tormo from Gavarda Telecentre (Valencia, Spain) has sent in Europe’s winning album of Telecentre.org’s MyTelecentre@Work Photo Essay Contest. She wins a goody bag full of gifts and you can now send a holiday e-card made from one of her pictures. Through her album – as stated by the judges – she best explained why......
Europe's Most Outstanding Telecentre Woman: Ester Collado (Spain)

Europe’s Most Outstanding Telecentre Woman: Ester Collado (Spain)

After first being enlisted among the 10 European women of the Top 100 of Global Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers, Ester Collado has been elected, both through public voting and judge rating, as Europe’s Most Outstanding Telecentre Woman Manager. Her title will be presented with a plaque of recognition, and she will receive a brand-new netbook......
Digital Agenda Going Local

Digital Agenda Going Local

In autumn 2011 the European Commission will carry out a second round of the so-called “Digital Agenda Going Local” exercise, a series of meetings that will take place in all EU Member States and other European countries to follow up on the Digital Agenda actions from a national and progress perspective. The Feedback report from......
Gdańsk Draft Roadmap for Digital Inclusion

Gdańsk Draft Roadmap for Digital Inclusion

During the Conference for Digital Inclusion in Gdańsk, Poland (October 5-7, 2011) European stakeholders will present a collectively written Draft Roadmap for Digital Inclusion to Neelie Kroes, EC Vice‑President and responsible for the Information Society. The Gdańsk Draft Roadmap jumps into the call to collectively shape the Digital Agenda and aims to be a collaborative text......
Telecentre-Europe is awarding 20 female Outstanding Telecentre Managers

Telecentre-Europe is awarding 20 female Outstanding Telecentre Managers

Telecentre-Europe is taking part in the Global Search for 100 Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers and is looking to nominate 20 female telecentre operators or managers that have been contributing to digital literacy and the development of their community for at least 1 year already. The initiative is organized by Telecentre.org Foundation and the ITU under......
Telecentre-Europe at the Digital Agenda Assembly

Telecentre-Europe at the Digital Agenda Assembly

A team of Telecentre-Europe representatives (Ian Clifford, Mara Jakobsone, Juan Francisco Delgado and Pedro Aguilera) attended the European Commission Digital Agenda Assembly that took place on the 16th and 17th of June. Ian spoke in the workshop on Digital Literacy on the role of telecentres in supporting people to use technology, and the impact it......
Conference on digital mediation in Corsica, France

Conference on digital mediation in Corsica, France

The Corsican territorial collectivity (CTC), joined by a large spectrum of stakeholders, including telecentre networks, is organizing a Conference on Digital Mediation in Ajaccio (Corsica, France) on the 19th, 20th and 21st of September 2011, as a specific time for thinking, sharing and creating on the thematic of “Digital mediation”, its needs, realities, and evolutions.......