December 4 to 6th, 2013 Telecentre-Europe was present earlier this month at Online Educa in Berlin – the largest global conference on technology supported learning and training. The participation of Telecentre-Europe was twofold: to present Skillage, its online tool that helps users quickly assess their digital...

In this issue: Get Online Week preview 2014, E-government and telecentres,events… » Read the November 2013 issue online » Get it delivered to your mailbox by filling our subscription form in the footer below » Access other issues of our newsletter...

Telecentre Multimedia Academy (TMA), a project co-funded by the European Commission and implemented by Telecentre-Europe, aims at providing media literacy to adult learners. The project now presents two major deliverables developed during its first year: 1) Firstly, there is a comparative report summarising the existing media literacy training offers...

New study uncovers the crucial role played by thousands of European organisations in promoting digital inclusion in Europe  The lack of basic ICT skills in certain population groups and the need for affordable access in specific geographical areas are responsible in part for the digital exclusion...

In this special issue, you can read about: Local Coalitions launch in Romania and Lithuania, Microsoft donates vouchers for certification exams to Telecentre Europe, eGov conference in Vilnius. » Read the Local Coalitions special issue online » Access other issues of our newsletter...

Our first member from Portugal is Animar - a member based network that connects and supports local devlopement in Portugal. It represents 80 collective and 110 individual members. Animar works as a central point for dissemination and exchange of experiences, best practice and policy in...

In this issue: TE Summit recap, MIREIA draft report is out, Digital Jobs and employment, Microsoft donation and more » Read the October 2013 issue online » Get it delivered to your mailbox by filling our subscription form below » Access other issues of our newsletter...

TE summit in Malta opens with the participation of Malta government  high level officials and Malta Digital champion Malta , Thursday 24th October 2013 [caption id="attachment_14641" align="alignleft" width="460"] TE Chair Mara Jakobsone with distinguished officials and hosts in Malta[/caption] Telecentre Europe’s annual summit opened last Thursday its 6th edition...

Tuesday 22 October The day before Telecentre Europe’s ( TE) annual Summit in Malta, a new project titled ‘Networked: ICT competences for better employability and workforce adaptability’ was launched by the Hon. Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis, Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth at a seminar addressing the...

Brussels, October 3rd, 2013 The Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs (GC4DJ) Pledgers workshop was held on Thursday, October 3rd in the European Commission in Brussels. Our organisation Telecentre Europe had the honour of being the only pledger invited to make a presentation, which opened new paths...

Opatija, Croatia (14-15 September 2013) “Media literacy for the 21st century” was a conference organised by our Croatian member Telecentar. It brought together the project partners, teachers, policy and decision makers from the Croatian ministry and a number of international partners. Telecentre Europe staff and board...

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Migrants’ Help Association (Mighelp) is a non-profit/ public benefit organization legally registered in Hungary in 2009. The ultimate goal of MigHelp is to identify the pressing needs faced by the most vulnerable refugees and other migrants in Hungary and strive to find practical and immediate solutions...

The sixth annual Telecentre-Europe Summit will take place  in Malta, on 24-25 October 2013 at Cavalieri Hotel Malta. The Telecentre-Europe Summit 2013 is the annual conference of telecentre leaders and stakeholders across Europe. Its aim is to jointly explore strategies, plans and common actions on the themes of...

[caption id="attachment_14688" align="alignleft" width="245"] Image from www.guilamuir.com[/caption] So-called “Super trainers”- the leaders of local staff from the five piloting countries of the Carer + project – met from July 22nd to the 24th in Paris to discuss the upcoming projects’s piloting phase. More specifically, they looked...

At the end of May this year the partners from the Telecentre Multimedia Academy (TMA) held their second meeting in Granada. Hosted by  the Spanish partner organisation Fundacion Esplai, the meeting reviewed project achievements and coordinated further activities. The ultimate goal of the project is setting up...

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In this issue: News from Telecentre-Europe (TE): Local Coalitions Kick-off in Dublin – Digital Agenda Assembly –  Carer+ piloting – MTA campaign –  Get Online Week Practical Guide » Read the June 2013 issue online » Get it delivered to your mailbox by filling our subscription form in the footer below » Access...

A pledge to the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs As a follow-up of the Get Online Week campaign, Telecentre-Europe plans to support its national campaign partners to lead and facilitate Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs (LC4DJ) across Europe (i.e. local governments, industry, employment services, educational and...

In this issue: What was dicussed at the 4th Spark Global Forum on Telecentres Upcoming events: Digital Agenda Assembly and Telecentre Europe Annual Summit  Useful resource: Digital Governance New Communication Manager at Telecentre Europe » Read the May 2013 issue online » Get it delivered to your mailbox by filling our subscription...

[caption id="attachment_14762" align="alignleft" width="459"] Clara Centeno (IPTS) speaking at Spark 2013 on ICT skills and employability[/caption] Telecentre Europe was one of the co-organisers of Spark: the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, held on May 28-29 in Granada, Spain. The event was a great success: more than 1,200...

Today is the  World Information Society Day 2013 and to celebrate, Telecentre Europe is proud to publish the official Get Online Week Report. The focus of the Get Online Week (GOW) in 2013 ( March 18-24th) was on youth and, more precisely, on how to direct a...

In this issue: News from Telecentre-Europe (TE): GOW2013 post campaign Press Release – Registrations open for #Spark13 – New member from Slovakia  – Results of Featured Member Contest Member News From Lihtuania & Spain » Read the April 2013 issue online » Get it delivered to your mailbox by filling...

During April, 27 community members participated at the monthly Featured Community Contest at Telecentre-Europe’s community site. They blogged, published, shared, commented & flagged content, and 4 new persons joined the community. 3 featured members were awarded with a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal as WINNERS for...

People, Innovation and Sustainability – these are the 3 major themes of Spark, the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres that will take place from May 28-29 in Granada, Spain. During this 2-day event, you will get the chance to: learn from experts in ICT for development (ICT4D) ...

The international “Use IT and Enjoy” project implementers from Denmark, Sweden and Lithuania have met for the second time. The meeting was held last month in Copenhagen and hosted by TE’s Danish member Aeldremobiliseringen (the Association of Danish Senior Citizens). The project partners met to evaluate...

Co-working is growing in the Catalan Network of ICT Points. This new way of working has attracted the interest of some points of the Catalan network of telecentres, and they are spreading the new model based on collaboration and synergies between workers. One of them...

During the 2012 edition of the Catalan “Connecta’t” program, 900 citizens were trained. The program reached a very wide range of the population in 24 municipalities of Catalonia (Spain) and was aimed to promote the digital literacy of the unemployed in order to facilitate their...

In this issue: News from Telecentre-Europe (TE): GOW2013 initial results –  TE recruits Communications Officer – Registrations open for #Spark13 – Call to become a Microsoft Technology Associate partner – CARERplus Digital Competence Framework GOW2013 photos First pictures from Belarus, Belgium, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia,...

The upcoming 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, also known as Spark, that will take place from May 28-29, 2013 in Granada, Spain. Hosted by Telecentre.org Foundation, Telecentre-Europe, Comunidad de Redes de Telecentros, Red Guadalinfo, and the National Information Society Agency of Korea, Spark will bring together...

Thousands of Europeans were digitally empowered during the Get Online Week campaign of Telecentre-Europe. Between 18 and 24 March 2013, more than 10.000 ICT learning centres, libraries & schools in 26 countries supported over 100.000 people in their online journeys. Telecentre-Europe is very pleased with the...

The Carer+ Digital Competence Framework adopts the modern notion of digital competence understood both as a key competence for employability and a comprehensive life skill. In addition, the Framework identifies the transversal as well as professional competences that help care workers implement digital technology in...

On April 2, World Pulse is launching the fourth annual year of Voices of Our Future, an online training program in citizen journalism and digital empowerment for emerging grassroots women leaders. After an initial screening during a month-long application process, selected applicants will enter a full...

The Communications Officer is responsible for communications towards Telecentre-Europe stakeholders and members, the mass media and general public. S/he will increase the visibility of telecentres mission, activities and contribution to the digital inclusion and empowerment of European citizens and to the achievement of social and...

On March 21 a free webinar took place on MS Office 2013. The webinar was organized by Connecting Up & TechSoup Asia and sponsored by Microsoft Citizenship. The 1 hour recording is now available for anyone wishing to learn about what’s new in MS Office 2013. The latest version...

Aptech Worldwide – one of the leading global providers of IT education – opened its training center in Bratislava where through the Non-profit organization Aptech Europe (Nezisková organizácia Aptech Europe) provides education in the area of information, communication and computer technology. Aptech has more than 25...

On March 17, 2013 Commissioners gathered in Mexico City for the 7th meeting of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development. They have agreed an ambitious new target designed to spur female access to the power of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The new target mandates “gender...

On March 18th at 00:00 CET the Get Online Week 2013 (#GOW2013) campaign counter was set to zero. In a joined effort to empower people to use technology to find a job or get more out of life, thousands of Europeans will be reached during...

Telecentre-Europe invites its member organizations to become the national partner for distributing a total of 2.000 donated vouchers for young people to take a free Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exam. Let’s help our unemployed youth to fill one of those 800,000 ICT practitioners’ vacancies expected...

The response to Telecentre.org Foundation‘s call for entries to the 1st Global Telecentre Awards was overwhelming. As of the March 8 deadline, TCF received a total of 254 entries distributed in 6 different categories. Of the total number of entries received, 48% are in Spanish, 37% in English,...

TCF is down to the last two days of acceptance of entries to the Global Telecentre Awards. To date, they have received a total of 59 entries distributed among six categories namely: Telecentre, Telecentre Manager, Telecentre Network, Telecentre Initiative,Telecentre Innovation, and Information Access Center. Entries to the awards should be made via...