The third Smart Women project meeting took place in Tudela, Spain in November 2017. Project partners were hosted by their Spanish partner,  Fundacion Dedalo. Prior to the meeting, project partners were invited to the city hall of Tudela where they had a meeting with the mayor...

#pathways4employ partners met in Dublin on 18-19 October for the 3rd transnational meeting of the project at the premises of our Irish partner FIT ltd. FIT helps long-term unemployed people throughout Ireland to land on a career in the ICT field by providing fast track courses...

Funded by: Erasmus+ Duration: 36 months Start date: 01/09/2017 End date: 31/08/2020 #Ask4Job   ASK4JOB is a pan-European educational pathway for log-term unemployed and low-skilled adults, which contributes to: digital citizenship, meant as open access and participation in the society with a full digital awareness; digital inclusion, meant as quality of...

The Smart women project focuses on women entrepreneurship, and getting entrepreneurial women the skills they need to take their business online to allow it to reach more customers and grow. A FEM committee meeting at the European Parliament discussed addressing the Gender employment gap with...

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 Smart Women project is off to a great start. The summer saw many partners busy working to finish the curriculum for the modules. This gives potentials users an idea of the structure of the training course. The project will start to be piloted in...

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...

The Smart women team had their second project meeting on 10-11 May in Larnaca, Cyprus, hosted by project partner Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) . The meeting involved ALL DIGITAL and six of its members: Langas į ateitį from Lithuania, LIKTA from Latvia, EOS from Romania, Dedalo Foundation...

The aim of the DigComp and EntreComp stakeholder event, which took place on 12 May in Brussels, was to inspire organisations to use DigComp, the European Digital Competence Framework for Citizens, and EntreComp, the European Entrepreneurship Competence Framework, and to build a community around the...

Join our free webinar on 27th April at 14.00 CET Get to know an 11-module vocational training curriculum for e-facilitators and its newly developed additional modules on Coding and the Effective use of mobile devices. Discuss the two new modules with project managers of both the...

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was launched on December 1st, and Telecentre Europe, part of the Secretariat running the coalition, is focused on supporting and forming National Coalitions. There are many ongoing developments, so how can you follow them? Follow the Digital Skills and Jobs...

A new Erasmus+ KA2 project, called “Smart Women” kicked off in Malta at the offices of the Maltese Communications Authority. The project involves Telecentre Europe and six of its members: ‘Langas I Ateiti’ from Lithuania, LIKTA from Latvia, EOS from Romania, Dedalo Foundation for the Development...

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...

Funded by: Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training Duration: 24 months Start date: 15/12/2016 End date: 14/12/2018 Website: www.smartwomenproject.eu Facebook and Twitter: @SmartWomenEU   SMART Women is a project that aims to design and deliver a training programme specialising in Entrepreneurship and eCommerce. The programme aims at increasing the knowledge and...

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition (#DSJCoalition) was launched in Brussels on December 1st. Vice President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Guenther Oettinger led the launch. The Member’s Charter serving as a guide to bridging the digital skill gap was unveiled. Winners of the first ever Digital...

We are starting a new exciting project called Pathways4employ! It’s about digital skills, entrepreneurship, DigComp and employment, all at once. What are we going to do? We will identify what digital skills people need if they want to become entrepreneurs or to work remotely in today’s digital...

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...

Funded by: Erasmus+ Duration: 24 months Start date: 01/09/2016 End date: 31/08/2018 Website: http://pathwaysforemploy.eu   We have identified tw0 interesting profiles for employment and digital competences offering opportunities in the coming years: entrepreneur and ‘virtual office worker’. The aim of the project is to define their competences profiles based on DigComp. We are focusing...

Funded by: DG Connect Duration: 24 months Start date: 01/07/2016 End date: 01/07/2018 Website: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/digital-skills-jobs-coalition #DSJCoalition [button size='' style='' text='DSJC in a nutshell' icon='' icon_color='' link='https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/digital-skills-and-jobs-coalition-nutshell' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='' margin=''] The Digital Skills and Job Coalition builds on the success of the Grand Coalition for...

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...

The fast pace of digital transformation of the business sector has made it more challenging for young people to meet the demanding requirements of employers in Europe. Digital skills now are a necessity, not an advantage. Education providers, socio-economic inclusion providers, policy makers, employers are looking...

This paper presents Telecentre Europe’s position on Digital Single Market Strategy. Key messages: Europeans should be considered not only as consumers, but as digitally-active producers, workers and citizens. Development of e-government services should go hand-in-hand with development of skills. Entrepreneurs and micro, small & medium-size enterprise...

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...

Author: Ariadna Rissola Type: Report Year: 2015 Download link 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...

Author: Telecentre Europe and MAKS vzw Year: 2015 Type: brochure DOWNLOAD LINK FIT4Jobs is a European-funded piloting programme based on the successful FIT Ltd. (Ireland) model of upskilling job seekers and connecting them to employers. The objective of the project is to recreate the successful FIT Training for Employment model in Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Latvia and Lithuania. A brochure...

The I-LINC platform will be the meeting point for stakeholders to constructively discuss and design socio-educational e-solutions and policy options to modernise education through ICT, provide inclusive alternatives to formal education developed by the non-formal education sector and Third sector, and create a new “digital”...

Following the launch of 4 new national coalitions last week, Telecentre Europe’s member in Portugal Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) has just kicked-off the Portuguese Coalition for Digital Jobs (PC4DJ) consisting of 18 organisations from the public and private sector. Today a National Strategy and...

Association Langas į ateitį is a non-profit association and the coordinator of Fit4jobs national activities in Lithuania. The project was featured in Lithuania’s biggest news portal DELFI. To find out how the project is being implemented, we talked with Rita Goberė who is the Training and...

Telecentre Europe has been invited to present its current projects at the upcoming annual conference of the European Civil Society Platform on lifelong Learning (EUCIS–LLL) in Luxembourg on June 16th. EUCIS-LLL is a well-known network of organisations active in the area of lifelong learning. As...

24.04.2015 Lisbon The FIT4JOBS partners team met in Lisbon on April 20-22 to discuss the milestones reached so far in this European Commission funded project that replicates the employer-led training model pioneered by the Irish FIT Ltd (Fast Track to IT) across five additional European countries: Greece, Portugal, Spain, Latvia and...