In an increasingly digitalized society, e-participation and e-citizenship are becoming key aspects of citizenship. Public finance healthcare and social services are all going online. The Internet is becoming the place to express our opinion, participate in the decisions that concern us, to raise a problem...

On November 13th, the Euroamérica Foundation organised together with the Bertelsmann an international conference on new technologies in education, in Europe and Latin America. The conference looked into opportunities for economic development, employment and social inclusion brought by education and enhanced by new technologies. The...

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,...

European Get Online Week (or simply GOW) is Telecentre-Europe’s flagship initiative and a digital empowerment campaign run at libraries, community centres, schools and non-for-profits across Europe every March. Next year on 14-20th of March GOW will encourage Europeans to use the Internet and technology in...

Six members of our Board and our Managing Director attended the largest ICT conference in the EU ICT 2015 – Innovate, Connect, Transform last 20-22 October in Lisbon. The event, co-organised by the European Commission together with our Portuguese member Fundaçao para a Ciência e...

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,...

Telecentre Europe joins Drop’pin and calls on our members to do the same! Drop’pin is a new project and online platform led by the European Commission that aims to help young people by connecting them with concrete opportunities to boost their employability and skills across Europe. Drop’pin wants...

European Commission together with our Portuguese member Fundaçao para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Portugal (FCT) are organising the largest ICT conference in the EU ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform on 20-22 October in Lisbon. Among many workshops and sessions, Telecentre Europe will run a networking session...

By Masha Tarle Telecentre Europe held its 8th annual conference in Belgrade on 24 and 25th September, co-organised by our Serbian member International Aid Network . The 2-day event was attended by almost 150 participants and was held in the beautiful hotel Hyatt Regency Belgrade where...

FIT4Jobs is a European-funded piloting programme based on the successful FIT Ltd. (Ireland) model of upskilling job seekers and connecting them to employers. The objective of the project is to recreate the successful FIT Training for Employment model in Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Latvia and Lithuania. A brochure has been developed on FIT4Jobs training model emphasizing...

Programa Escolhas (the Choices Programme) is a national programme of the Portuguese government for social inclusion under the Ministry of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, and is part of the High Commission for Migration. The Programme was created to promote the social inclusion...

“Library! More Than You Think” summarizes 6 years of implementation of the Library Development Program in Poland. The program was the undertaking of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation managed by Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI) aimed at transforming more than 3,800 public libraries in rural areas...

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. ...

Following the launch of 4 new national coalitions last week, Telecentre Europe’s member in Portugal Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) has just kicked-off the Portuguese Coalition for Digital Jobs (PC4DJ) consisting of 18 organisations from the public and private sector. Today a National Strategy and...

Association Langas į ateitį is a non-profit association and the coordinator of Fit4jobs national activities in Lithuania. The project was featured in Lithuania’s biggest news portal DELFI. To find out how the project is being implemented, we talked with Rita Goberė who is the Training and...

The e-Participation Day on May 7, 2017, was celebrated by hundreds of European citizens in 11 countries. It was an initiative by the e-UROPa project that aims to bring EU closer to its citizens through the use of online – e-Participation – tools. The e-Participation Day was followed...

Telecentre Europe has been invited to present its current projects at the upcoming annual conference of the European Civil Society Platform on lifelong Learning (EUCIS–LLL) in Luxembourg on June 16th. EUCIS-LLL is a well-known network of organisations active in the area of lifelong learning. As...

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...

Roughly 109,000 Europeans were involved in GOW 2015 this year participating in more than 4,000 events at national or local level, like training, seminars and workshops. From all those involved in campaign activities, around 60,000 were young people and 7,500 unemployed. Millions have been reached through media and social media channels across Europe also...

May 7 marks the e-Participation day gathering e-UROPa project partners in 11 countries to promote the use of online tools for citizens to get involved in the EU policy making. Alongside the project also fosters the idea of active civic participation and e-democracy on all levels. A...

Telecentre Europe met with the Digital Champion of Belgium Saskia Van Uffelen earlier in April. A mother of five and CEO of Ericsson BeLux, S. Van Uffelen was invited to European Young Innovators Forum event to share her experience on what skills are crucial for today’s career and how...

Contrary to what many people may believe, not every European is digital yet. But we’re getting there. Thousands of non-formal education providers such as telecentres, non-profits and libraries are already busy bridging the gap. They work throughout the year to get people online, improve their...

By Masha Tarle New year, new project Telecentre Europe is opening the year 2015 with a new exciting project titled I-LINC, funded under the Horizon 2020 of the European Commission and going until end of 2017. The project aims to develop and sustain a European stakeholder platform around...

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...

by Gabriela Ruseva The 11th Safer Internet Forum took place on 6-7th November in Brussels with more than 260 participants. It is organised and funded by the European Commission with the assistance of European SchoolNet under the Safer Internet Programme, part of the European Strategy for...

Author: Telecentre-Europe Year: 2014 Type: Report DOWNLOAD LINK IN PDF A report on the annual event held by Telecentre Europe presents the highlights of all three days of the conference which took place in Zagreb on 24-26th September 2014. The report focuses on the discussions and outcomes of four working...

On 29th of October 2014, the European Commission (DG Connect) together with Telecentre Europe and the Grand Coalition Secretariat organized a workshop called Strengthening National and Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs, linked to the closing event of the eSkills for Jobs campaign taking place the...

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...