ALL DIGITAL Week has followed in the footsteps of the European Get Online Week as one of the major pan-European awareness raising campaigns on digital skills for inclusion and employment. It is run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-for-profits across Europe,...

EU Code Week is a grass-roots movement that celebrates creativity, problem solving and collaboration through programming and other tech activities. The idea is to make programming more visible, to show young, adults and elderly how you bring ideas to life with code, to demystify these skills...

Join in the third European Vocational Skills Week and Discover your Talent! The European Vocational Skills Week, organised by the European Commission, is taking place in Vienna this year, from 5 – 9 November 2018. The Week provides a unique opportunity for education and training...

ALL DIGITAL Annual report for 2017, featuring all last year’s achievements, is published. The report was presented to members at the General Assembly on 8 May in Brussels and was approved together with financial documents. The report summarises 2017 in numbers and covers topics from strategic...

The first 2 days of pan-European Week brought Europeans on exciting digital journeys and let us learn not only digital skills but also geography while looking at 650 + events on the campaign map and getting photos and videos on social media. From flowery Madeira in...

ALL DIGITAL Week 2018 has started, and our partners are taking digital to the next level in their countries. More than 1,245 partners in 25 European countries will bring training, seminars, workshops, talks and other initiatives to an estimated 80,000 participants, throughout at least 2,000 events. Over...

On 12-18 March 2018, the 4th European Money Week is organised by national banking associations across Europe, under coordination of the European Banking Federation, to highlight financial education. All the events during the Week are seeking to improve financial literacy through better financial education. One of...

Remember those days when people used to say that technologies were the future? Well,  the future is now. We live in a time when machines are getting smarter, computers are getting better and robots can maintain a whole conversation or even receive the citizenship or...

ALL DIGITAL Week is following in the footsteps of the European Get Online Week as one of the major pan-European awareness raising campaigns on digital skills for inclusion and employment. It is run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-for-profits across Europe,...

ALL DIGITAL Week is following in the footsteps of the European Get Online Week as one of the major pan-European awareness raising campaigns on digital skills for inclusion and employment. It is run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-for-profits across Europe,...

Author: Telecentre-Europe and Ekaterina Clifford Design: Maks vzw Year: 2017 Type: Report DOWNLOAD IN PDF See the GOW17 infographics   The eighth edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW) to digitally empower people was celebrated on 27 March -2 April, 2017. It was held under the patronage of Mr Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner...

Author: Telecentre-Europe Year: 2016 Type: Report DOWNLOAD IN PDF Telecentre Europe Annual report for 2016 was presented to members at TE General Assembly on 9 March in Brussels and was approved together with financial documents. The report summarises 2016 in numbers and covers topics from strategic organisational priorities, improving services to...

Telecentre Europe Annual report for 2016, featuring all last year’s achievements, is published. The report was presented to members at TE General Assembly on 9 March in Brussels and was approved together with financial documents. The report summarises 2016 in numbers and covers topics from...

Author: Telecentre-Europe and Ilona Griniute Year: 2016 Project: Get Online Week Download link   This year Telecentre Europe's flagship campaign Get Online Week reached 122,000 Europeans across 27 countries. From all those involved in campaign activities, around 79,000 were young people and 12,000 were unemployed. A record number of 29...

Annual report featuring all Telecentre Europe’s last year’s achievements has now been published. It was presented to members at General Assembly on 3 March and was approved together with financial documents. The report summarises 2015 in numbers and covers topics from strategic roadmap to influencing...

In 2014 Telecentre Europe and Microsoft led a certification campaign Get certified. Get a job. launched in Rome by Microsoft’s ex-CEO Steve Ballmer and Telecentre Europe’s Managing Director Gabriel Rissola, to distribute 10,000 free Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification vouchers....

The annual Get Online Week took place for the fifth time this year. The campaign which has become a nice European tradition, every year unites many ICT learning centres (aka ‘telecentres’) across Europe and brings people together to learn more about the Internet and ICT...

Our well known campaign titled Get Online Week (GOW)  will take Europe this March 24-30th. Telecentre Europe is expecting around 5000 ICT learning centres – in 30 countries across Europe – to open their doors and support thousands of people to get ICT training, certification and/or access...

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...

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...

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...

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...

It’s time to show your support once again for the outstanding players in the telecentre movement. Several telecentre projects have been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society Project Prizes 2013–including Telecentre.org Foundation’s own Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign – and they need your votes to win! »...

To help Polish organizations, libraries & institutions organize successful events during the Get Online Week campaign, the polish partner organization the Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI) have prepared some  ready-to-use scenarios that are now published in English and available to be used for the GOW2013 national partners. During the  campaign...

Next April 25th the International Girls in ICT Day will be celebrated. The initiative is backed by ITU Member States and wants to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of ICTs. Each year, on the 4th Thursday...

On February 5th and together with 100 countries all over Europe & the world, Lithuania has been commemorating the International Safer Internet Day 2013 (SID 2013). This tenth edition of the initiative was loud, well-seen and very successful countrywide. Thanks to the collaboration of social partners,...

With less than 40 days left till Get Online Week 2013 (18-24 March) will start all over Europe, in Latvia the preparation activities have reached their peak.  As in previous years, the GOW 2013 in Latvia is coordinated by the Latvian Information and communication Technology association (LIKTA),...

On February 5th, 2 weeks before the deadline to fill out the MIREIA survey, Poland has reached its minimum target of mapping 180 Polish eInclusion organizations.  FRSI, a member of TE and the Polish MIREIA partner estimated that over 10.000 telecentres must be operating in Poland, in...

A total of 567.411 women have been trained through the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign as of end of December 2012.  The milestone marks the halfway point for the campaign, which is organized by Telecentre.org Foundation and the International Telecommunication Union, and aims to provide 1 million women with digital literacy...

In a joint effort to fight European youth unemployment, Telecentre-Europe’s Chair Mara Jakobsone and Microsoft’s Executive Vice-President Brad Smith have signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ as part of Microsoft’s YouthSpark, a global initiative launched in September 2012.  The ceremony took place on January 22, 2013, in Brussels, during the high level...

During November-December, 31 community members  participated at the monthly Featured Community Contest at Telecentre-Europe’s community site. They blogged, published, shared, commented & flagged content, and 6 new persons joined the community. 3 Top Members were awarded with a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal as  WINNERS for...

The Intel® Learn digital literacy program is an education initiative that provides technology education to youth around the world, equipping learners with skills in digital literacy, collaboration, creativity, and critical problem solving. A study of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) reveals that the program has created positive impact...

Seema Saddy Nasser Alkabi from Oman emerged as the winner of Telecentre.org Foundation’s first ever Twitter-based question-and-answer contest dubbed as TweetIT!. The contest, which was held on October 23, was aimed at promoting the use of Twitter among members of the global telecentre community. Seema, who hails from...

The EU Internet Week (EUIW) will run between 12th & 16th November 2012 in Brussels with a series of events on The Internet of Things (#IoTconf), E-commerce, online Child Safety and on increasing access to & literacy of the Internet. It will bring together citizens, businesses...

In 2011, the Danish government agreed on an ambitious eGovernment strategy stating that by 2015, 80 % of the communication between citizens and public authorities should be digital. As a consequence, the focus in the Danish telecentres has been moved from solely general ICT skills...

The UdL Digital Roundtables, organized by Stiftung Digitale Chancen, are an agenda-setting regular series of events, combining an online debate in the virtual world with a real life discussion on the spot. The UdL Digital Roundtable debates bring together relevant stakeholders of the specific fields of...

During Get Online Week 2012 Android tablet devices (with internet flatrate and telephone function) were given for one year to individual seniors and senior organizations to facilitate internet usage among the older generation. Stiftung Digitale Chancen (SDC), the initiator of this project, reports that media...

Now that the holiday months are over, the Featured Community Contest at Telecentre-Europe’s community site is becoming ever more popular. In september, 39 members decided to take up activity and blogged, published, shared, commented, congratulated & flagged as never before. Also: 8 new persons...