e-inclusion

To be replicated: German modular training curriculum for multipliers

The German programme Inklusive Internet, carried out by Stiftung Digitale Chancen from 2009 until 2011, is appropriate for the use in different countries and their specific circumstances. The training campaign is very easy to replicate since the curriculum is designed for multipliers. The curriculum consists of optional modules to address the interests of different target groups.......

Overwhelming media attention for “Seniors & Tablets” project in Germany

During Get Online Week 2012 Android tablet devices (with internet flatrate and telephone function) were given for one year to individual seniors and senior organizations to facilitate internet usage among the older generation. Stiftung Digitale Chancen (SDC), the initiator of this project, reports that media attention for this project was and still is overwhelming. Reports......

New opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities in Romania

EOS Foundation Romania and “Pentru Voi” Foundation developed a partnership to support the inclusion and welfare of people with intellectual disabilities. The partnership started with a pilot project for nine beneficiaries, and was aimed at increasing the quality of their life. During the pilot project, the trainees had the opportunity to learn the basics of computer use, during a......

Telecentres by and for the elderly in Denmark

It’s all about feeling comfortable, about creating the right environment. The telecentres of the Association of Danish Senior Citizens generate that feeling. Because for many elderly, the idea of returning to the school bench is an intimidating one, as they retain unpleasant memories from their school days. Take a cup of coffee, a friendly face, a patient teacher and the......

New website to encourage more e-services users in Lithuania

In its continuous efforts to offer up-to-date ICT training, „Langas į ateitį“  launched the new website www.epilietis.eu, designed in Lithuania. The website was developed to teach the use of public & private e-services that are free of charge. The website content at www.epilietis.eu consists of descriptions of public & private e-services, learning material, useful links & tips, as well as self-assessment tests.......

Learning about ICT in Denmark

The Learn more about ICT network in Denmark embraces NGOs, libraries, citizen information points, social housing and adult teaching centres. On Telecentre-Europe’s community site, you can see a glimpse of all those ICT beginners being helped out by the network’s member organization such as DaneAge Association, The Association of Danish Senior Citizens, the Danish Agency......

Danish seniors laugh their way to digital skills

On September 13th, Telecentre-Europe’s member Learn more about ICT network (Denmark) organized a Senior Surf Day. 461 places all over the country opened their doors to new senior clickers and more than 8200 seniors visited an event & learned about the internet. There are around 365.000 Danish citizens aged 65 to 89 who have still not......

“Bibliomist” helps families to connect by Skype at libraries in Ukraine

Bibliomist, a country-wide program that is helping Ukrainian libraries to better serve their communities, has recently launched Communication without Barriers – a project  to reunite families through computer technology & internet at the local library. Take Stryi, an average town with 60.000 dwellers in the Lviv region. In Stryi, every fourth dweller is currently out of Ukraine. Parents,......
Telecentre-Europe launches Awards for its Most Outstanding Members

Telecentre-Europe launches Awards for its Most Outstanding Members

After a first run in 2011, a new Telecentre-Europe Awards competition (#TEA12) was launched on September 20, 2012. This year, the competition is open only to Telecentre-Europe’s official Member Organizations and will be an ideal opportunity to celebrate the outstanding digital inclusion efforts & achievements of the European telecentre community. The Awards will recognize Telecentre-Europe’s three......

Video of “Digital Agenda for Europe Going Local” event in Latvia

Watch this great video of the Digital Agenda for Europe Going Local event in Latvia, co-organized by Telecentre-Europe’s member Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association (LIKTA). The video contains fragments of the speeches given by Anna Maria Darmanin, Vice-President for communications of European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Gundars Strautmanis, President of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, David R. Dean, Senior Partner and Managing......