e-skills

ITU & TCF launch partnership to support Youth Employment & Youth Entrepreneurship

ITU & TCF launch partnership to support Youth Employment & Youth Entrepreneurship

On the occasion of the Connect Americas Summit held from 17-19 July, 2012, in Panama City, Panama, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) have announced the launch of a new partnership to support social inclusion and the successful integration of young people into the job market. The partnership will address the challenges of......

Youth for Employability Awards

Microsoft, Adecco and Accenture – are launching in partnership the 2012 Youth Employability Awards to celebrate outstanding skills development initiatives, entrepreneurship and ICT training for youth that are making a real impact on the employability of our next generation. This is an opportunity to celebrate outstanding skills development initiatives, entrepreneurship and ICT training for youth......

Over 70% of the unemployed trained by FIT (Ireland) & Interface3 (Belgium) find a job in technology

The VET (Vocational Education & Training) programs led by Telecentre-Europe’s members Fast Track to IT (FIT, Ireland) and Interface3 (Belgium) are good examples that show how many long-term unemployed people can succeed in high skills training programmes and find a quality job related to technology. In Ireland and since 1999, over 11.000 unemployed people have completed an FIT......

MTA certification for young people aspiring to a career in IT

Telecentre-Europe has partnered with Microsoft and Certiport to help young people achieve their dream of a career in IT. Microsoft offered Telecentre-Europe up to 2000 donated vouchers, redeemable for a Microsoft Technology Associate (“MTA”) Certification exam to be distributed across Europe to young peopele who are aspiring to start a career in ICT. These donated......

Out now: Get Online Week 2012 Campaign Report

After gathering all national partner campaign reports, Telecentre-Europe has now published the general campaign report for Get Online Week 2012. It is clear that technology and the internet is continuously changing and challenging us to become more engaged in society. The Get Online Week campaign exists because we don’t want anyone to be left outside,......

Telecentre-Europe at the open door day of the European Commission

As a part of the European Institutions Open Day on May 12, the European Commission opened the doors of its headquarters at the Berlaymont building in Brussels, Belgium. Telecentre-Europe – represented by its Belgian member organization Interface3 – was invited to take part in the booth devoted to ICT & digital literacy organized by the......