What is the profile of those EU citizens who are at risk of digital exclusion and what are the key motivation drivers for them to enroll in a digital upskilling pathway? These are the two principal questions that the partners of the Digital Competences Development System...

What is the profile of those EU citizens who are at risk of digital exclusion and what are the key motivation drivers for them to enroll in a digital upskilling pathway? These are the two principal questions that the partners of the DCDS (Digital Competences Development...

The workshop "Towards a European certification framework of digital skills" is part of the "ICT 2018: Imagine Digital - Connect Europe" event in Vienna. If you are coming for the event, join our networking session. About the workshop We would like to contribute to the ongoing dialogue regarding...

Pathways for employ assessment and accreditation platform was created within the Pathways4employ project and is based on the DIGCOMP framework. It evaluates the key elements of digital competences required in two selected competence profiles: entrepreneur and virtual office worker.      ...

Project Digital Competences Development System (DCDS) aims to develop an innovative multilingual Digital Competences Development System fully compatible with the European framework DigComp 2.1 and use it to provide non-formal training to low-skilled adults in the non-formal education sector in different European countries. In order to...

Are you ready to assess your digital competences? We are inviting you to participate in the pilot assessment and help us test the e-assessment tool. The e-assessment platform developed within the PATHWAYS FOR EMPLOY (onwards P4E) project under the Erasmus+ framework and supported by the...

... or What happened at the 4th partners’ meeting in Riga   On 14-15 February pathways4employ partners met in Riga at Microsoft Latvia. The meeting was hosted by Mara Jakobsone on behalf of our Latvian partner DMG. The highlight of the meeting was the testing of the brand-new...

On 25 January 2018, partners from eight organisations gathered in Brussels to kick-off the new 2-year project funded by Erasmus+ KA3 - Digital Competences Development System (DCDS). What is the purpose of the project? Around a quarter of the European adult population struggles with reading and writing...

In today’s society everyone needs to have a wide set of skills, knowledge and competences, including a sufficient level of digital competence, in order to play an active part in society, to access and progress in the labour market, and to engage in further education...

#pathways4employ partners met in Dublin on 18-19 October for the 3rd transnational meeting of the project at the premises of our Irish partner FIT ltd. FIT helps long-term unemployed people throughout Ireland to land on a career in the ICT field by providing fast track courses...

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 such...

We are starting a new exciting project called Pathways4employ! It’s about digital skills, entrepreneurship, DigComp and employment, all at once. What are we going to do? We will identify what digital skills people need if they want to become entrepreneurs or to work remotely in today’s digital...

On 12th September DG EMPL of the European Commission held an informal meeting with stakeholders interested in the development and implementation of EU digital competence (DigComp) and entrepreneurship competence (EntreComp) frameworks. Telecentre Europe Chair Mara Jakobsone and CEO Laurentiu Bunescu took part and expressed our...

We have identified tw0 interesting profiles for employment and digital competences offering opportunities in the coming years: entrepreneur and ‘virtual office worker’. The aim of the project is to define their competences profiles based on DigComp. We are focusing on non-formal and informal education as we want to address...

The guidelines present the examples of use of DigComp and propose recommendations on a better training alignment with DigComp as well as designing new assessment tools for end users. Digital competence is one of the eight key competences for lifelong learning identified by the European Union....

Translated by Gabriel Rissola Different digital competence models were discussed during the workshop organised by Guadalinfo, the Andalusian network of telecentres, last 29 October 2015 in Seville. The Guadalinfo Network brought together more than thirty experts working in the field of training and certification of digital skills,...

Skillage.eu is an online assessment tool that helps young people to understand the more sophisticated ICT skills they need for the job market. Telecentre Europe regularly carries out an analysis of the data provided in Skillage, with the aim of providing an evidence base on young...

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...

December 4 to 6th, 2013 Telecentre-Europe was present earlier this month at Online Educa in Berlin – the largest global conference on technology supported learning and training. The participation of Telecentre-Europe was twofold: to present Skillage, its online tool that helps users quickly assess their digital...