e-skills

Media literacy for the 21st century in Croatia

Media literacy for the 21st century is a partnership project, implemented by two vocational schools from Zagreb and Rijeka and Telecentar from Zagreb. The project has officially started on September the 21st, 2012 and will last one year. The project’s funding is coming from the European Union Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) established in 2006 for Croatia. It is primarily addressing the training needs of teachers of......

Regional Tech Forum 3.0 on October 16th in Gdynia, Poland

The Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI) is organizing a series of regional Tech Fora 3.0 to provide information on ICT to the local communities’ key actors. The first one will take place on October 16th in Gdynia (Poland) The fora are part of FRSI’s “New Technologies Locally” program, that will broaden the knowledge & skills of nongovernmental organizations’ employees and activists in the practical......

Telecentre-Europe partners in EU project to develop the ICT competences of care workers

Telecentre-Europe is part of the partnership of 14 institutions that launched the CARER+ project earlier this year for care-workers all around Europe. The project identifies and enhances ICT competences of care workers who support elderly persons at home, anticipating a new and vital role for care workers. » Read more in the Press Release: European......

Microsoft unveils #YouthSpark, an initiative targeting 300 million youth globally

Building on its long history of philanthropic programs that provide support to nonprofits around the world, Microsoft Corporate Citizenship recently unveiled its latest initiative called Youthspark, a company-wide effort designed to create opportunities for 300 million youth around the world over the next 3 years. The announcement was made on September 20 by its CEO, Steve......

Telecentre-Europe at the Workshop “Certification Model for Digital Competences in Spain” Sep 21-22, Barcelona

The Spanish Association of the Community of Telecentre Networks and Social Innovation Centers, is organizing the Workshop Certification Model for Digital Competences in Spain under the Digital Agenda of Europe that will take place in Barcelona on September 21-22. The workshop will bring together the Association’s members, representatives from Telecentre-Europe and from other agency leaders, organizations & leading companies......

Commission urges Member States to recognise skills gained outside school and university

As part of its strategy for creating jobs and growth, the European Commission has launched an initiative to boost the recognition of skills and competences gained outside school or university. The Commission’s proposal aims to increase job opportunities in particular for the young unemployed and those with few formal qualifications such as older and low-skilled......

Upcoming: free webinar on Leveraging ICT for the Base of the Pyramid

Tomorrow Thursday September 13 from 10h00 to 11h00 Lucie Klarsfeld from Hystra, a consulting firm specializing in hybrid (social & business) strategies, will present the 8th webinar of the on-going TIS Talks series organized by Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) & Intel. During this webinar, you will find out “what works” in terms of full projects – as......

TCF becomes partner in Mentoring Women in Business Programme

In its continuing efforts for women, Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) has formed an alliance with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (CBFW) and joined CBFW’s Mentoring Women in Business Programme. The program is expected to benefit women all over the world by improving their self-confidence and building on their business knowledge, marketing know-how, and technological skills.......

Save the Date! #SocEntChat on women & technology on August 1th

Telecentre.org Foundation is inviting everyone to join a real-time, Twitter-based discussion about women and technology on August 1, 2012 at 10h30 GMT+2. The topic of the chat will be on social innovation, challenges faced by girls & women and how technology can contribute to solve these problems. » View details & mark your attendance at our......