e-skills

Get Online Week 2012: Telecentres reach 200.000 Europeans

Thousands of Europeans celebrated digital inclusion and empowerment during the Get Online Week campaign of Telecentre-Europe. Between 26 and 30 March 2012, more than 10.000 telecentres in 50 countries supported over 200.000 people in their online journeys. The Get Online Week counter stopped at 142.544, but this doesn’t tell the whole story of the campaign......

Made in Belgium: “Greenterface3” – a technical workshop for girls by girls

Women represent less than 15% of IT professionals in Europe. How to overcome gender stereotypes that discourage girls to explore career paths in ICT? Telecentre-Europe’s Belgian member Interface3 has built a methodology that already reached 3120 students! At the Get Online Week 2012 launch event, Interface3 and Greenlight for girls led a web developing workshop with the......
New youth ICT test “Skillage” now live!

New youth ICT test “Skillage” now live!

Skillage is an online software application that helps young people to understand the more sophisticated ICT skills needed for the job market. Developed by Telecentre-Europe with the support of Microsoft, this youth assessment tool is now available in 20 European countries as a Beta online and will be promoted via social media channels. A number......

In France, the “Fête de l’Internet” takes place 17-30 March

The French national digital inclusion campaign Fête de l’Internet takes place from the 17th to the 30th March, the week before Telecentre-Europe’s Get Online week. The idea this year is to support and encourage telecentres in France to continue activities into the following week, as part of the wider European campaign. » Read more on......

Course for educators on safer internet in Lithuania

During 2011, Association Langas I Ateiti (Window to the Future) and Microsoft Lithuania trained over 1500 primary and secondary school teachers, social pedagogues, psychologists and school administrators through an e-course with theoretical and practical information about kids’ protection from the threats in the internet. As there is a lot of data about internet threats and......
Telecentre-Europe is developing the youth assessment tool "Skillage"

Telecentre-Europe is developing the youth assessment tool “Skillage”

Telecentre-Europe, with support from Microsoft, is developing Skillage – an online software application that helps young people to understand the more sophisticated ICT skills they need for the job market in 2012. The tool is aimed at young people 16-24 in Europe. It will test and inform the users of their ICT readiness for employment.......
Telecentre-Europe's Summit 2011 in "Diary of a Digital Activist"

Telecentre-Europe’s Summit 2011 in “Diary of a Digital Activist”

UK based Digital Activist Inclusion Network (DAIN) made a documentary about their volunteers study trip to Belgium between 25th and 28th October 2011. In Brussels, they filmed their visit at Interface3 and their attendance at Telecentre-Europe’s Summit. DAIN volunteer interviews about their experiences at the Telecentre-Europe Summit run from 7:15 to about 10:00 within the documentary......
Window to the Future (Lithuania) & Internet Saloon (Italy) both win a Skills for Employability Award 2011

Window to the Future (Lithuania) & Internet Saloon (Italy) both win a Skills for Employability Award 2011

Telecentre-Europe’s member organizations Window to the Future (Langas i ateiti) from Lithuania and Internet Saloon (Associazione Interessi Metropolitani) from Italy both win a Skills for Employability Award 2011. Window to the Future wins the award in the category “Empowering Women through Technology”. The award celebrates the accomplishments of a project kicked off in 2010 that......
National network meeting of Spanish telecentres in Granada, Spain

National network meeting of Spanish telecentres in Granada, Spain

Next wednesday January 11th, the Spanish Telecentre Network Community Association is organizing its 10th national gathering of telecentre networks in Granada. The gathering is organized as part of a large three-day technology event at Granada’s Congress centre named “Más Digital”, which also englobes the regional gathering of Guadalinfo’s telecentre operators and the 7th edition of......