This year again, the European Alliance on Skills for Employability and its members – Microsoft, Adecco and State Street – are launching the 2011 Skills for Employability Awards. This is the opportunity to celebrate outstanding and effective uses of ICT training and skills development adapted by...

In its third year, the European Congress on E-Inclusion ‘Transforming Access to Digital Europe in Public Libraries’  (ECEI11) will take place on the 6th and 7th of September at the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions in Brussels. This year’s agenda will examine the transformative impact...

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...

A team of Telecentre-Europe representatives (Ian Clifford, Mara Jakobsone, Juan Francisco Delgado and Pedro Aguilera) attended the European Commission Digital Agenda Assembly that took place on 16-17 June 2011. Ian spoke in the workshop on Digital Literacy on the role of telecentres in supporting people to...

The Corsican territorial collectivity (CTC), joined by a large spectrum of stakeholders, including telecentre networks, is organizing a Conference on Digital Mediation in Ajaccio (Corsica, France) on the 19th, 20th and 21st of September 2011, as a specific time for thinking, sharing and creating on...

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...

ALL DIGITAL (formerly Telecentre-Europe) newsletter was first published back in May 2011 and has changed a lot since the first edition. Nonetheless, our goal hasn't changed: we want to regularly update our members and interested stakeholders on our activities and give them a dose of...

Under the title “Joining up for European e-Inclusion” the third Telecentre-Europe Summit took place in Budapest, Hungary during 13-14 October 2010, and brought together telecentre network leaders and eInclusion actors from across Europe. The event was held under the patronage of Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of...

Key Competences for All brings new benefits to the European telecentres and their customers, by providing an employability toolkit that is especially designed for telecentre use. In the spring of 2009 an informal partnership formed under the auspices of Telecentre‐Europe, submitted an application to the EC...

On the 4th of March 2010 Telecentre-Europe held the first ever European Get Online Day. What a day it turned out to be! More than 50.000 people were reached by the campaign on the day itself, in 42 European countries, and the online counter recorded a total number...

The Telecentre-Europe Summit 2009 took place on 14-15 October in Istanbul, Turkey. It brought together 90 telecentre network leaders from across the world. The event was managed by the Telecentre-Europe’s Steering Committee and Youth for Habitat, and was sponsored by Microsoft. The summit took forward the...

A short film was produced during one of the staff exchanges by Association Rural Internet Access Points, Lithuania and Responsible Business Institute, Poland. Telecentre-Europe Network staff exchange programme provided an excellent opportunity to meet colleges from different countries and share experience, discuss and prepare video film...

On April 8-9, 2008, more than 60 telecentre practitioners from 43 organisations, representing 23 countries across Europe, met for the European Telecentre Leaders Forum (TLF-E) in Riga, Latvia. The most urgent need was to create and build a community of people, who believe in the power...