Our position papers

  • ALL DIGITAL welcomes the opportunity to input on the Roadmap to develop a European approach to micro-credentials for lifelong learning and employability. ALL DIGITAL is a pan-European membership organisation that represents 25,000 digital competence centres that work together to deliver digital skills training to help...

  • ALL DIGITAL welcomes the comprehensive, ambitious plan, announced by the EU Commission on 9 March 2021, to set a vision, targets, and avenues for a successful digital transformation of Europe by 2030. ALL DIGITAL is encouraged to see that the digital transformation, and the role...

  • On 27 September ALL DIGITAL and MEP Emilian Pavel organised a policy debate at the European Parliament ‘Media Literacy and Digital Skills for Active Citizenship‘ where the statement was announced. The issue… … Many experts agree that media literacy plays a key role as part...

  • On 17 January 2018, in a press conference Commissioner Navracsics announced a package of new policy initiatives, with a focus on enhancing digital skills and key competences. The package includes: An updated recommendation on key competences A Digital Education Action Plan A Council Recommendation on...

  • While we live in an increasingly digital society, a significant number of European citizens continue to lack basic digital skills. Media practices have changed, and now we are not only receiving information passively. Anyone can be active in content creation and (re-)produce (dis)information. For example,...

  • 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...

  • On the occasion of EU code week, this position paper comes at a time when coding is increasingly promoted by EU institutions as a way to catch up with demand for digital skills and ICT professionals’. Telecentre Europe (TE) alongside Public Libraries 2020 (PL2020) recognise...

  • 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 employability,...

  • 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...

  • Updated March 14, 2016 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...

  • The number of young people, in particular girls and women, studying and choosing careers in ICT is decreasing and not keeping up with growing demand for highly skilled ICT professionals. This Telecentre Europe’s paper prepared by Interface3 discusses gender equality and reflects on some of the...

  • This Telecentre Europe’s position paper addresses two pressing issues: the high levels of youth unemployment on one hand, and the low digital readiness of young people for the labour market on the other. It suggests that non-formal training providers (such as telecentres) have a key...

  • In an increasingly digitalized society, e-participation and e-citizenship are becoming key aspects of citizenship. Public finance healthcare and social services are all going online. The Internet is becoming the place to express our opinion, participate in the decisions that concern us, to raise a problem...

  • European Framework for Cooperation in Education and Training (ET2020) Digital technologies have become an integral part of all aspects of our lives. This paper serves to remind policy makers and all those involved in the (ET2020) that the function of education in today’s world is also to provide European...

  • 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...

  • Telecentres have placed themselves as providers of ICT access and digital competences in local communities. This policy position paper provides the background in terms of the space and context which demand the existence of the e-facilitator profession and its further acceptance and professional up-skilling.  People who...

  • Telecentre Europe responded to the Public consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy, launched by the European Commission in May 2014. Through this consultation the Commission aimed at collecting views from stakeholders on the progress and further development of the strategy. The Europe 2020 strategy, with...