e-skills

Online Educa Berlin 2012

Online Educa Berlin 2012 (OEB) will take place during november 28-30 and focuses on fostering a bright and inclusive future for lifelong learning in which technology enables learners globally to improve themselves. During conference sessions will explore the effects of the multitude of changes in the fields of technology and education, as learners and learning......
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......

Media & Learning Conference

The Flemish Ministry of Education & Training is organizing the Media & Learning 2012 Conference during 14-15 November in Brussels (Belgium). The conference is aimed at practitioners and policy makers who want to contribute to the development of digital and media skills in education and finding new and effective ways to embed media into the learning......

IT Services Management trainings for SMEs in Czech Republic

This fall, the Czech partner EPMA launches the final phase of the Innotrain IT project, which aims at increasing the effectiveness of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in terms of their IT usage. The emphasis of the project lies in improving IT Service Management (ITSM) in these companies, which should lead to the strengthening of their innovation processes and products. In......

ICT for women empowerment in Serbia

In the last couple of years, the International Aid Network (IAN) has directed the greatest part of their efforts towards empowering women. In this endeavor, the organization has been supported by different donors including Microsoft, UNESCO and the International Women’s Club. The women beneficiaries often suffer from multiple vulnerabilities, however one thing that they all have in common......

Computer courses for inmates of women prisons in Serbia

Since November 2011, International Aid Network (IAN) has been conducting computer courses for inmates in the women’s prison of Serbia, in Pozarevac. Programs that prepare inmates for the release from prison and for their post-penal adjustment and rehabilitation are important for their successful reconciliation. Often they do not receive any assistance from the state regarding......

Workshop on Digital Skills Certification in Spain

On September 21-22, the Community Association of Telecentre Networks and Social Innovation Centres organized a workshop at Citilab Cornellà in Barcelona and agreed to create a Spanish Certification Model for Digital Competences that intends to lead to a European Certification Model of Digital Skills acquired in non-formal education. As a starting point for the agreement,......

Solidarity between generations: technical support at telecentres in Denmark

In Denmark the education of IT support staff and programmers is conducted at a TEC (a vocational college). The Association of Danish Senior Citizens has entered into a partnership with the Technical Colleges (TECs) whereby students are attached to the telecentres as technical support staff. The arrangement benefits both parties: the young technicians are given the......

Rural entrepreneurship courses in Romania

EOS Foundation Romania, in partnership with Civitas Foundation, has implemented the ICT & Rural Entrepreneurship Project to give professional orientation for people at rural areas and in small urban communities. The project created a training package dedicated to the development of both entrepreneurial and ICT skills, to enable rural people to set up their own business in the communities where they......

Educational events in Lithuania prepare youth for the labour market

In the frame of a new project called “ICT skills for youth career opportunities”, funded by Microsoft, Langas į ateitį (LIA) is organizing a series of events for young Lithuanians between 16-24 The purpose is to  encourage young people to gather more information about the needs at the Lithuanian labour market, to better understand the importance of......