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...

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 &...

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 role of digital competence for economic and social inclusion and the fact that about 30%...

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...

Telecentre-Europe’s online tool Skillage – which measure ICT skills of young people from the perspective of their employability – has been built by the SME Avaelgo. This Romanian company of 10 employees received the recognition of Cloud SME of the month May 2012 by Microsoft’s Cloud & Interoperability Centre in...

Earlier this year, Telecentre-Europe and the University of Washingtonconducted a survey to map the different ways in which telecenters and other social organizations assess the contribution of their programs to improve the lives of the people they serve. The results of the survey were presented on 3-4 May...

In Skillage: Are you ready to get hired? Deputy Chair Ian Clifford describes how Telecentre-Europe took up the opportunity of Get Online Week 2012 to create Skillage – multi-translated tool that helps assess the ICT for employability skills of young people across Europe. The first results are in and there were more than 9.000...

The goal of the Stiftung Digitale Chancen (Digital Opportunities Foundation) is to make people interested in the Internet and to support them with their steps into the digital world. We want them to become aware of the opportunities this digital medium offers and to make use of them. What...

After a first succesful run in 2008, the European Commission has launched again the e-inclusion Awards which are now open for entries. The Awards will celebrate the best and most imaginative ways of supporting people to go online for the first time and the best stories of...

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 operatorsand the 7th...

Dear Friends, Telecentre-Europe’s first year as a legal organization was intense, engaging, challenging, but looking back now, it was also full of hugely positive outcomes. Get online week 2011 was a huge success… And this was all possible because of you, you and yes… you, people making digital inclusion happening everywhere,...

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  (originally called Get Online Week - GOW) is an annual digital inclusion and empowerment campaign that engages people to use technology and the Internet with confidence and skills that allow them to benefit from online opportunities. It is run at...