On 25 January 2018, partners from eight organisations gathered in Brussels to kick-off the new 2-year project funded by Erasmus+ KA3 - Digital Competences Development System (DCDS). What is the purpose of the project? Around a quarter of the European adult population struggles with reading and writing...

In today’s society everyone needs to have a wide set of skills, knowledge and competences, including a sufficient level of digital competence, in order to play an active part in society, to access and progress in the labour market, and to engage in further education...

ALL DIGITAL Week is following in the footsteps of the European Get Online Week as one of the major pan-European awareness raising campaigns on digital skills for inclusion and employment. It is run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-for-profits across Europe,...

This October ALL DIGITAL started a new exciting project called “The WELCOME Programme”. As the title hints, we will be working with newcomers – asylum seekers and refugees. How? Through creative IT workshops, which will unlock their potential and foster their inclusion in our countries. The...

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition is expecting a busy schedule in the upcoming months. This schedule will offer plenty of chances for the general public to get in contact with coalition stakeholders and coordinators and take part in activities to get new skills or...

The training methodology “Find-Tell-Act” is the main output of the Youth e-Perspectives on Migration project. The project aimed at empowering young people to address sensitive contemporary societal issues (in our case migration and the refugee crisis) and at the same time to improve their digital...

The Digitals Skills and Jobs Coalition have been moving forward. At the moment there are 17 coalitions and up to four more forming expected to be launched in autumn. The number of pledges is growing and there is a now a thematic call for pledges on...

After the DigComp workshop, we promised to publish a position paper on our vision about the future of the European Digital Competence Framework (DigComp). So, here it comes at a time when the European Commission is developing an Action Plan for the implementation of DigComp 2.0. We know what such...

BRIGHTS “Boosting Global Citizenship Education using digital storytelling” project aims at fostering social cohesion and promoting intercultural dialogue and democratic values in Europe.In BRIGHTS we will promote Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in formal and non-formal Education with the help of digital storytelling (DS) techniques, leading to...

By Gabriela Ruseva Telecentre Europe held its 9th Annual Conference in Ghent on 6-8th October, co-organised with our Belgian member Digipolis Gent and the I-LINC Platform. The 3-day event was attended by over a 100 invited participants and took place in the beautiful central hotel NH Belfort...

On 12th September DG EMPL of the European Commission held an informal meeting with stakeholders interested in the development and implementation of EU digital competence (DigComp) and entrepreneurship competence (EntreComp) frameworks. Telecentre Europe Chair Mara Jakobsone and CEO Laurentiu Bunescu took part and expressed our...

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...

#DSJCoalition DSJC in a nutshell The Digital Skills and Job Coalition builds on the success of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs. A consortium of DIGITALEUROPE, European Schoolnet, and ALL DIGITAL (formerly Telecentre Europe) lead efforts to scale-up national coalitions across Europe, make pledges for digital...

Registrations are now open for the ninth Telecentre Europe’s Annual Conference (TEAC) under the theme of Digital Skills for Future Work on 06-08th of October, 2016. This year the event will be hosted by Belgian member Digipolis Ghent at the NH Gent Belfort Hotel in Ghent. We invite you to check...

Telecentre Europe welcomes the adoption of the New Skills Agenda by the European Commission. Its aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which will ultimately boost...

Save the date! On 6-8 October Telecentre Europe will organise its annual conference in Ghent, Belgium, together with its member organisation Digipolis Ghent. Telecentre Europe Annual Conference (aka TEAC) is the annual meeting point for all non-profit organisations and other stakeholders interested in digital empowerment through digital skills...

Following the meeting of national and local coalitions for digital skills and jobs in Rome in 2014 and the Digital Assembly in Riga (June 2015), the European Commission organised a new workshop to bring together existing coalitions and initiatives that are under formation. The purpose...

Skillage.eu is an online assessment tool that helps young people to understand the more sophisticated ICT skills they need for the job market. Telecentre Europe regularly carries out an analysis of the data provided in Skillage, with the aim of providing an evidence base on young...

A recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning In this policy position paper Telecentre Europe argues the need for a common European framework (DIGCOMP) that allows a shared understanding of the meaning and implications of digital competence and that presents its components and levels of...

Skillage is an online tool that helps young people to understand the more sophisticated ICT skills they need for the job market. Its initial development was supported financially by Microsoft. The tool is aimed at young people aged 16-24 and is available in 22 countries and...

Author: Telecentre-Europe Year: 2012 Type: online test LINK: http://www.skillage.eu/ Skillage is an online tool that helps young people to understand the more sophisticated ICT skills they need for the job market. Its initial development was supported financially by Microsoft. The tool is aimed at young people aged 16-24 and is...

Author: Telecentre - Europe Years: 2010-2017 LINK TO GOW PAST EDITIONS LINKS TO REPORTS The European Get Online Week is an annual digital empowerment campaign that engages and empowers people to use technology and the Internet with confidence and skills that allow them to benefit of the world of...

LINK TO GOW PAST EDITIONS The European Get Online Week is an annual digital empowerment campaign that engages and empowers people to use technology and the Internet with confidence and skills that allow them to benefit of the world of online opportunities. Supported by corporations, NGOs &...

Funded by: Lifelong Learning Programme (European Union) Start date: 01/11/2012 End date: 31/10/2015 Website: http://www.unite-it.eu/ Unite-IT is a European network project and a community site for professionals interested in digital skills and e-Inclusion in Europe. The Digital Agenda for Europe identifies digital inclusion as an action area: the key...

Malvar Community eCenter (CeC), a telecentre based in Batangas, Philippines, has been declared the winner of the “Train the Most Women” contest organized by Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to support their joint Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign. The contest was...

The Cities On Internet Association (COI) is a non-governmental organization tasked with bridging the gap between public entities, IT companies and the research community, focused on digital literacy, e-government, e-inclusion, the Information Society and the knowledge-based economy. In recent years COI has focused prominently on the...

Telecentres have a serious role to play in assisting young people in their transition from school to the job market. That’s why Telecentre-Europe is linking up with the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, an international affiliation of organizations that provide opportunities for young people from underserved...

More than one hundred thousand Europeans were reached by telecentres in 30 European countries in the 2011 Get Online Week campaign.   Neelie Kroes, the Vice President of the European Commission thanked telecentre staff, and hailed them ‘European heroes’. Get Online Week 2011 ran from 28 February...

  The pan-European ALL DIGITAL Week is following in the footsteps of Get Online Week (GOW) organised in 2010-2017. It s an annual digital empowerment campaign that engages people to use technology and the Internet with confidence and skills that allow them to benefit from online...