By Telecentre Europe on January 8, 2015 In this issue: Watch a new promo video of Telecentre Europe’s Annual Conference (TEAC) and a M4All project video on special education and Kinect games; download a redesigned logo of European Get Online Week 2015; participate in a video competition...

By Telecentre Europe on December 2, 2014 In this issue: TE joins Media & Learning Association; GOW15 partners present their preliminary activities; TE introduces its Belgian member Maks vzw; TE Managing Director presents TE strategy at Spanish Association of Telecentre Networks Conference in Oviedo; our reflections on...

Recently the European project for digital competencies of care workers Carer+ released their 4th newsletter. Main news and events covered are: – Open call to take part in a piloting experience for home care providers and other organisations working with the elderly – Updates about pilots that were kicked-off...

By Ilona Griniute It’s a fact that with age people tend to participate in social and community activities far less. In addition, physical disabilities and health problems can lead to forced social isolation. But recent studies confirm that social media is becoming part of the elderly...

The conference about ICT and e-skills in social care took place on 26th February 2014 in Brussels. It was organised by the careNET project aimed at discussing the present challenges for care-workers. Social care professionals and policy makers together addressed the elderly acceptance of ICT, informal...

By Masha Tarle The last 50 years in Europe have witnessed the growth of an ageing population. Coupled with the integration of even more women into the work force, the phenomenon has left an employment gap in the home care sector, often filled with informal and...

The careNET Consortium, coordinated by IPERIA, consisting of eight European partners is inviting organisations outside the Consortium and potentially from other countries to join an Open Pilot experience. It is an open and free possibility for home care service providers or other organisations dealing with...

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 into 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...

The Carer+ consortium is currently finalising research that will lead to the creation of the Carer+ Digital Competence Framework. But what is a competence framework in the first place? And how can it serve care workers and caregivers in their personal and professional development? The purpose...

Carer+ project identified and enhanced ICT competences of care workers who supported elderly persons at home – anticipating a new and vital role for care workers. It aimed to support the development of digital competences and digitally-supported professional skills for care workers, with a particular focus on...

Funded by: ICT-PSP programme (European Union) Start Date: 01/04/2012 End Date: 31/03/2015 Duration: 36 months Website: http://carerplus.eu/ Carer+ project identified and enhanced ICT competences of care workers who supported elderly persons at home – anticipating a new and vital role for care workers. It aimed to support the development of digital competences...