Between 17-21 September a Study Visit is taking place in Moldova during which 15 telecentre leaders from 4 Telecentre-Europe member organizations are participating. During this visit, experts from EOS Foundation (Romania), LIKTA (Latvia), Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centres (Moldova) and International Aid Network (Serbia), are together to...

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...

New to Twitter? Created an account but don’t really know where to start? Here’s good news! Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is organizing a free online training session on Wednesday October 3 from 14h-15h CEST to help you become part of the world’s tweeting community in just...

Watch this great video of the Digital Agenda for Europe Going Local event in Latvia, co-organized by Telecentre-Europe’s member Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association (LIKTA). The video contains fragments of the speeches given by Anna Maria Darmanin, Vice-President for communications of European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Gundars Strautmanis, President of the Latvian Chamber of...

On Thursday September 13 from 10h00 to 11h00 Lucie Klarsfeld from Hystra, a consulting firm specializing in hybrid (social & business) strategies, will present the 8th webinar of the on-going TIS Talks series organized by Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) & Intel. During this webinar, you will find...

On August 16th, Christian Stenta, Communications and Engagement Leader of the The Australian Center for Social Innovation (TACSI) presented a TIS Talks series webinar on Social Innovation.  Stenta defined the popular buzz word and delivered an understanding of the core principles & types of environments...

Representatives of Telecentre.org Foundation, Telecentre-Europe AISBL and the Community of Telecentre Networks Association are meeting today in Granada to prepare the fourth edition of the Global Telecentre Forum that will take place in Spring 2013 at the Granada Congress & Exhibition Centre. The Global Telecentre Forum...

The recently started international project Use IT and Enjoy implemented by Swedish, Danish and Lithuanian partners held a kick-off meeting in Vilnius at the very beginning of September. The project team consisted of representatives from Telecentre-Europe member organizations Aeldremobiliseringen (DK) and Langas į ateitį (LT), and...

For its 3rd anniversary in november 2012, Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) wants all members of the regional community sites to take part in a collaborative anniversary video that shares everybody’s thoughts & ideas on Why Telecentres Make A Difference In The World. Until September 30th, community members can...

In this issue: News from Telecentre-Europe: Registrations now open for Telecentre-Europe Summit 2012: 17-18 October, Warsaw  – Telecentre-Europe’s Community embraces Featured Member Contest – Telecentre-Europe at International Conference on e-Inclusion & Digital Public Services, News from our members: Best Practice Guide for Telecentre Coordinators – Spanish Innovation Live...

In its continuing efforts for women, Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) has formed an alliance with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (CBFW) and joined CBFW’s Mentoring Women in Business Programme. The program is expected to benefit women all over the world by improving their self-confidence and building...

Under the title Temps de Punt TIC (Time for the ICT Contact Point), the Catalan Telecentre Network Xarxa Punt TIC is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a variety of activities. As part of the celebrations, the month of September will be dedicated to Telecentre-Europe and to...

Next week, Telecentre.org Foundation and Intel are organizing two webinars on Telecentres and Social Enterprises. The first webinar takes place on Monday, August 27 at 20h00 CEST*, will be in Spanish and presented by Paula Cardenau from Ashoka. The second webinar takes place on Thursday, August...

Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) is a world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital towards social good. This year, Telecentre.org Foundation has partnered with SOCAP12 taking place in San Francisco, October 1-4, 2012. SOCAP believes that to create the world we want, we have to bring...

EOS Foundation Romania, in partnership with the Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association (LIKTA), the Serbian International Aid Network (IAN) and the Moldovan Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centers (AITCC), have developed a “Best Practice Guide” that can be useful to all...

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting you to apply for its annual Access to Learning Award 2013, which provides grant of up to $1 million to organizations that are working to connect people to information and opportunities through free access to computers and the...

The 6th webinar in the TIS Talks series organized by Telecentre.org Foundation and Intel will tackle the topic of Social Innovation. The webinar takes place on Thursday, August 16 at 10:00 a.m. (GMT+2) and will feature Christian Stenta, Communications and Engagement Leader for The Australian Center for Social Innovation...

Telecentre.org Foundation‘s third webinar in the series of TIS Talks  will feature a brasilian model for sustainable development. The webinar will take place next monday July 30th at 11h00 (GMT+2) in English and at 18hoo (GMT+2) in Spanish. Currently supporting 1.250 telecentres on its network, the...

Together with Miguel Raimilla (Managing Director of Telecentre.org Foundation – TCF), Gabriel Rissola (Managing Director of Telecentre-Europe AISBL – TE)  will participate at the 1st International Congress for Telecentre Managers taking place next June 28-29 in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country, Spain). Miguel Raimilla will serve as a speaker in the session on “Orienting ourselves towards social...

On June 13, Telecentre-Europe’s Romanian member organization EOS Foundation organized the first Award Ceremony for the winning telecentres of the “Hai pe net” contest, the Romanian version of TE’s Get Online Week campaign. Among the three winners of the “Hai pe net” awards, is the Theoretical High School of Teius (Alba County),...

Telecentre.org Foundation is inviting everyone to join a real-time, Twitter-based discussion about women and technology on August 1, 2012 at 10h30 GMT+2. The topic of the chat will be on social innovation, challenges faced by girls & women and how technology can contribute to solve these problems. »...

On the occasion of the Connect Americas Summit held from 17-19 July, 2012, in Panama City, Panama, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) have announced the launch of a new partnership to support social inclusion and the successful integration of young people into...

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is partnering with Intel Corporation and Ashoka Changemakers® to promote the global competition: She Will Innovate: Technology Solutions Enriching the Lives of Girls. More than $30,000 in cash and in-kind prizes will be awarded to the best and most innovative solutions that equip...

In this issue: News from Telecentre-Europe: Registrations now open for Telecentre-Europe Summit 2012: 17-18 October, Warsaw – Telecentre-Europe’s board & staff meeting in Brussels – Telecentre-Europe at the Digital Agenda Assembly meeting News from our members: Telecentre Managers Congress in Spain – Best Practices from Belgium & Ireland...

Microsoft, Adecco and Accenture – are launching in partnership the 2012 Youth Employability Awards to celebrate outstanding skills development initiatives, entrepreneurship and ICT training for youth that are making a real impact on the employability of our next generation. This is an opportunity to celebrate outstanding skills development...

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF), in partnership with Intel, is launching the Technology, Innovation and Sustainability Talks, or TIS Talks, a series of webinars that will run from July to November 2012. The TIS talks will bring together telecentres, telecentre networks and partner organizations to learn about successful...

Together with partners from Sweden & Denmark, Telecentre-Europe’s member Langas į ateitį is participating in the project “Use IT and enjoy” that will focus on engagement and motivational methodologiesof ICT usage by elderly. A package of best practice examples will be prepared and the collected knowledge will help to...

Telecentre-Europe members Langas i ateiti (Lithuania) & LIKTA(Latvia), together with 3 other international partners have developed  e–GUARDIAN is a professional certification programme for educators localized for use in Lithuania, Latvia and Germany. The programme is proposed as a safe internet learning standard for Lithuanian and Latvian educational institutions and could be...

On July 2nd & 6th , Telecentre-Europe’s Romanian member organization EOS Foundation organized the second and third Award Ceremony for the winning telecentres of the “Hai pe net” contest, the Romanian version of TE’s Get Online Week campaign. Among the winners of the “Hai pe net” awards, is the Medias Public Library (Sibiu County),...

EPMA, Telecentre-Europe’s Czech member organization, has formed a partnership with 10 other organizations and launched ONE – a network to  transfer good practices on ICT Observatories among 8 European countries. An ICT Observatory is a policy intelligence tool for the management of innovation processes driven by ICT diffusion...

Telecentre-Europe has partnered with Microsoft and Certiport to help young people achieve their dream of a career in IT. Microsoft offered Telecentre-Europe up to 2000 donated vouchers, redeemable for a Microsoft Technology Associate (“MTA”) Certification exam to be distributed across Europe to young peopele who are aspiring to start a...

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce the successful makeover of its corporate site, complete with new pages and features on partners and experts around the world. Stop by http://www.telecentre.org to see the new look!...

An EU press release on the Digital Agenda annual scoreboard says nearly half of the European labour force (47%) is not confident their computer and internet skills are sufficient in this labour market. The figure comes from the latest Eurostat’s Community Survey on ICT Usage in Households and by Individuals, where...

Telecentre-Europe’s Polish member organization the Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI) wins the “Be Part of IT – Digital Inclusion Champions Award”, one of the Awards that could be won at the European Commission’s e-Inclusion Awards Competition 2012. Congratulations to our Polish friends for winning this important Award! FRSI ended up ex aequo...