e-skills

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......
I-LINC at Telecentre Europe Annual Conference

I-LINC at Telecentre Europe Annual Conference

by Iva Walterova I-LINC, which is developing a sustainable and all-encompassing platform on the topic of ICT (for) learning and inclusion, offers its growing community of registered users an online environment for networking, participation, and learning that focuses on boosting the employability and entrepreneurship capacities of young people. The Telecentre Europe Annual Conference: Digital Skills for......
It's time to register for European GOW 2016!

It’s time to register for European GOW 2016!

European Get Online Week (or simply GOW) is Telecentre Europe’s flagship initiative and a digital empowerment campaign run at libraries, community centres, schools and non-for-profits across Europe every March. Next year on 14-20th of March GOW will encourage Europeans to use the Internet and technology in a safe and confident way to improve their digital......
Partners meet to discuss project progress and global vision for jobs in Lisbon

Partners meet to discuss project progress and global vision for jobs in Lisbon

24.04.2015 Lisbon The FIT4JOBS partners team met in Lisbon on April 20-22 to discuss the milestones reached so far in this European Commission funded project that replicates the employer-led training model pioneered by the Irish FIT Ltd (Fast Track to IT) across five additional European countries: Greece, Portugal, Spain, Latvia and Lithuania. The project also shows how the Grand Coalition for......
The final careNET conference and other events in social care

The final careNET conference and other events in social care

The conference about ICT and e-skills in social care took place on 26th February in Brussels. It was organised by the careNET project aimed to discuss the present challenges for care-workers. Social care professionals and policy makers together addressed the elderly acceptance of ICT, informal carers’ needs, older people involvement in European initiatives and research, technology-based services......
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 helps thousands of Europeans to overcome the e-skills gap

Get Online Week 2013 helps thousands of Europeans to overcome the e-skills gap

Nearly half of the European labour force (47%) [1] is not confident their computer and internet skills are sufficient in today’s labour market, while the demand for employees with ICT skills is growing considerably, by around 3% a year [2]. By 2015, 900.000 ICT job vacancies are forecasted to remain unfilled [3]. The Europe-wide Get......
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......
CARER+ Competence Framework to be presented at EDEN 2013 Annual Conference

CARER+ Competence Framework to be presented at EDEN 2013 Annual Conference

The Carer+ Digital Competence Framework adopts the modern notion of digital competence understood both as a key competence for employability and a comprehensive life skill. In addition, the Framework identifies the transversal as well as professional competences that help care workers implement digital technology in domiciliary care, and improve the quality of life of older......

Get Online Week 2013 has started!

On March 18th at 00:00 CET the Get Online Week 2013 (#GOW2013) campaign counter was set to zero. In a joined effort to empower people to use technology to find a job or get more out of life, thousands of Europeans will be reached during the Pan-European campaign that will end on March 24th, at......