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 two 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. ...

Unite IT was a European project and is a community site for professionals interested in digital skills and e-inclusion in Europe. It is also the focal point of resources with a goal of collecting European good practices and policies with a specific focus on ICT for...

Author: Unite-IT project partners and Unite-IT users Year: 2013- Type: database LINK TO THE DATABASE Unite IT was a European project and is a community site for professionals interested in digital skills and e-inclusion in Europe. It is also the focal point of resources with a goal of...

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...

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. See the infographic (mouse-over to enlarge / share) and find out more...

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...

Tuesday 22 October The day before Telecentre Europe’s ( TE) annual Summit in Malta, a new project titled ‘Networked: ICT competences for better employability and workforce adaptability’ was launched by the Hon. Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis, Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth at a seminar addressing the...

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...

Key Competences for All brings new benefits to the European telecentres and their customers, by providing an employability toolkit that is especially designed for telecentre use. In the spring of 2009 an informal partnership formed under the auspices of Telecentre‐Europe, submitted an application to the EC...