Internet Buttons is a free webtool that allows those comfy with the Internet to create a simplified, personalised experience of the web for those people in their lives who are new to the Internet or find it confusing. At internetbuttons.org, people can set up a page of Buttons,...

The French national digital inclusion campaign Fête de l’Internet takes place from the 17th to the 30th March, the week before Telecentre-Europe’s Get Online week. The idea this year is to support and encourage telecentres in France to continue activities into the following week, as part of the wider...

The European Broadcasting Union is a supporter of Get Online Week 2012 and is organizing a media literacy event that will take place in Brussels on 1 March 2012. Decision-makers and experts will gather at the EBU office in Brussels to discover how public service media (PSM) facilitate citizenship through media literacy...

PH International‘s Tvoy Kurs trained 100.000 people during 2011 and organized a contest among the 2.222 trainers of the program. Their application stories reveal some fascinating methods & approaches to achieve succesful learning: One of the award winners, Anastasia Ershova, stated how important it is to...

  Get Online Week 2012 is a campaign organised by Telecentre-Europe supported by the European Commission and a number of international organisations, including Microsoft, Liberty Global, European Broadcasting Union and Telecentre.org. The annual Europe wide campaign will run between 26th and 30th March 2012, aiming to bring and engage people online. The campaign will...

UK based Digital Activist Inclusion Network (DAIN) made a documentary about their volunteers study trip to Belgium between 25th and 28th October 2011. In Brussels, they filmed their visit at Interface3 and their attendance at Telecentre-Europe’s Summit. DAIN volunteer interviews about their experiences at the Telecentre-Europe Summit run from 7:15 to about...

The EU’s latest survey on ICT usage in households and by individualsreveals that in 2011, 24% of the EU27 population between 16 and 74 years old have never used the internet. The proportion of non-users declined from 42% in 2006, with an average annual decline of 4%....

Sara Mora Tormo from Gavarda Telecentre (Valencia, Spain) has sent in Europe’s winning album of Telecentre.org’s MyTelecentre@Work Photo Essay Contest. She wins a goody bag full of gifts and you can now send a holiday e-card made from one of her pictures. Through her album – as stated by the...

After first being enlisted among the 10 European women of the Top 100 of Global Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers, Ester Collado has been elected, both through public voting and judge rating, as Europe’s Most Outstanding Telecentre Woman Manager. Her title will be presented with a plaque of recognition, and she will...

Telecentre-Europe has nominated 10 European women that are now enlisted among the Top 100 Global Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers. Through public voting and judge rating, one of these women can now become the “Most Outstanding Telecentre Women Manager” for Europe and receive a brand-new netbook. Public voting is open until November 30th! » Vote...

After a wide online consultation exercise that took place prior and during the European Conference on Innovation for Digital Inclusion(Gdańsk, Oct 5-7th, 2011), the collaborative text of the Gdańsk Roadmap for Digital Inclusion is now online. The contributors drafted the “Roadmap” in order to indicate to the European Commission five areas...

Exactly one year ago, on October 14th, 2010, Telecentre-Europe grew from an informal network of telecentre practitioners into a legal entity and became established as Telecentre-Europe AISBL – a Non-Profit International Association based in Brussels, Belgium. During its first year of activity, Telecentre-Europe AISBL has: » Elected a Management Board of 7 members...

On September 28th, the Draft Roadmap for Digital Inclusion – previously embedded on Telecentre-Europe’s website – has been closed for comments and consultation. The collaborative text has ended with 172 comments, a very positive outcome in view of the short time-frame. The text is now being consolidated with the contributions...

In autumn 2011 the European Commission will carry out a second round of the so-called “Digital Agenda Going Local” exercise, a series of meetings that will take place in all EU Member States and other European countries to follow up on the Digital Agenda actions from a national and...

More than one hundred thousand Europeans were reached by telecentres in 30 European countries in the 2011 Get Online Week campaign. Neelie Kroes, the Vice President of the European Commission thanked telecentre staff, and hailed them ‘European heroes’.   » visit the news section of Get Online Week...