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...

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...

The PATHWAYS FOR EMPLOY final conference will be held on 9 May 2018 in Brussels. In this event we will look at the digital skills needed in two interesting profiles for employment offering opportunities in the coming years: entrepreneur and ‘virtual worker’. By virtual worker we...

Educate to create is the flagship conference of the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU in education and digital skills. It took place in Sofia on 19-20th April and gathered 200+ teachers, trainers, advocates, policy-makers, students, companies and consultants from Bulgaria and the EU. Speakers and participants...

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...

... 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...

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 Common...

#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...

A comprehensive Informative Kit on Global Citizenship Education has been published by ALL DIGITAL in the framework of the BRIGHTS “Boosting Global Citizenship Education using digital storytelling” project. The current global scenario, marked by social, political, environmental and financial crises, requires Education and training policy makers...

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...

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...

On 6th February 2017, Rodrigo Ballester, member of the Cabinet of Commissioner for Education & Culture Tibor Navracsics, visited Interface3 and MAKS vzw – two Telecentre Europe member organisations in Brussels. The purpose of the visit was to experience first-hand what telecentres do, what kind of...

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...

Registrations are now open for the ninth Telecentre Europe’s Annual Conference (TEAC) under the theme of Digital Skills for Future Work on 06-08th of October, 2016. This year the event will be hosted by Belgian member Digipolis Ghent at the NH Gent Belfort Hotel in Ghent. We invite you to check...

This week Telecentre Europe is celebrating the annual Get Online Week across Europe. 29 campaign partners will be running various events in 27 countries to reduce the skills gap and promote ICT jobs. The campaign runs at libraries, community centres, schools and non-for-profits across Europe every...

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 enterprise...

With the commitment of at least 27 campaign partners Telecentre Europe will be getting Europeans online and on jobs again. Digital empowerment campaign European GOW will mark its seventh edition this year on 14-20 March. Thousands of non-formal education providers will get busy organising various...

Authors: Masha Tarle and Ilona Grinuite Year: 2015 Type: conference report Project: Telecentre Europe Annual Conference Download link in PDF   A summarised report on the annual event held by Telecentre Europe presents the highlights of a two-day conference which took place in Belgrade on 24-25th September 2015. The report...

Earlier in October TE’s Managing Director attended a workshop on digital competences in Spain. In his presentation, G. Rissola covered the issue of digital competencies, it being one of the “8 Basic Skills”, and the need to be able to certify and validate those skills,...

Author: Ilona Griniute Year: 2015 Type: infographic DOWNLOAD LINK This infographic presents the wide network of telecentres in Europe: organisations which are the players of digital inclusion and providers of non-formal ICT training to the most vulnerable groups of society. It's about what they are and what they do. ...

Author: Unite-IT project partners Year: 2014 Type: brochure DOWNLOAD LINK This short brochure, available in 33 languages, summarises and highlights some key facts and figures of the Unite-IT network as it was at the end of 2014. Unite-IT is a network and community of people interested in digital inclusion...

Author: Telecentre-Europe Year: 2015 Type: brochure DOWNLOAD LINK   Telecentre Europe (TE) presents its new official brochure that was created with a help of graphic designer Nathan Haddad. This brochure is intended to present TE in a different light giving new potential members, sponsors, stakeholders and policy makers or politicians a taste of...

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...

Author: KC4all Consortium Year: 2014 Project: Key competences for all (KC4All) Type: toolkit LINK TO THE ONLINE TOOLKIT The project “KC4All” − Key Competences for All − supported the enhancement of the basic key competencies of low qualified adults improving their employability through an alternative learning approach (ICT-based, user-centered, interest-oriented). The...

This infographic made by Liberty Global together with Telecentre Europe addresses young Europeans, unemployed and job seekers. It aims at raising their awareness about the required digital skills in order to access ICT careers. ...