EU Code Week is a grass-roots movement that celebrates creativity, problem solving and collaboration through programming and other tech activities. The idea is to make programming more visible, to show young, adults and elderly how you bring ideas to life with code, to demystify these skills...

Join in the third European Vocational Skills Week and Discover your Talent! The European Vocational Skills Week, organised by the European Commission, is taking place in Vienna this year, from 5 – 9 November 2018. The Week provides a unique opportunity for education and training...

The final #SmartWomenEU meeting took place in Vilnius on the 12-13 September. Partners from Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Romania, Cyprus and Spain, spoke about their experience from the training, and how to ensure the Smart Women training course remains available for the coming years. In practice...

The 5th Smart Women project meeting took place in Latvia in July. Project partners discussed and reviewed the piloting where women who have a business or business idea received training on how to take their business online. The piloting has taken place so far in...

We invite you to the PATHWAYS FOR EMPLOY final conference 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...

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...

In an increasingly digital world, when employers look at the CV of a potential employee, they look at the computer skills section. In Europe today, millions of people still lack basic digital skills, which makes it very difficult for them to find a job, thus...

March will bring the fourth meeting of the Smart Women project. It will take place in Timisoara, Romania on 6-7 March, and after that the training programme will be ready to start. Stay tuned for calls for participants in the training course! Smart Women is an...

ASK4JOB is a pan-European educational pathway for log-term unemployed and low-skilled adults, which contributes to: digital citizenship, meant as open access and participation in the society with a full digital awareness; digital inclusion, meant as quality of opportunities in the use of the network and...

The Smart Women project is off to a great start. The summer saw many partners busy working to finish the curriculum for the modules. This gives potentials users an idea of the structure of the training course. The project will start to be piloted in...

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...

The Smart women team had their second project meeting on 10-11 May in Larnaca, Cyprus, hosted by project partner Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) . The meeting involved ALL DIGITAL and six of its members: Langas į ateitį from Lithuania, LIKTA from Latvia, EOS from Romania, Dedalo Foundation...

Join our free webinar on 27th April at 14.00 CET Get to know an 11-module vocational training curriculum for e-facilitators and its newly developed additional modules on Coding and the Effective use of mobile devices. Discuss the two new modules with project managers of both the...

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was launched on December 1st, and Telecentre Europe, part of the Secretariat running the coalition, is focused on supporting and forming National Coalitions. There are many ongoing developments, so how can you follow them? Follow the Digital Skills and Jobs...

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...

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition (#DSJCoalition) was launched in Brussels on December 1st. Vice President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Guenther Oettinger led the launch. The Member’s Charter serving as a guide to bridging the digital skill gap was unveiled. Winners of the first ever Digital...

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...

By Gabriela Ruseva Telecentre Europe held its 9th Annual Conference in Ghent on 6-8th October, co-organised with our Belgian member Digipolis Gent and the I-LINC Platform. The 3-day event was attended by over a 100 invited participants and took place in the beautiful central hotel NH Belfort...

by Iva Walterova I-LINC, which is developing a sustainable and all-encompassing platform on the topic of ICT (for) learning and inclusion, offers its growing community of registered users an online environment for networking, participation, and learning that focuses on boosting the employability and entrepreneurship capacities of...

#DSJCoalition DSJC in a nutshell The Digital Skills and Job Coalition builds on the success of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs. A consortium of DIGITALEUROPE, European Schoolnet, and ALL DIGITAL (formerly Telecentre Europe) lead efforts to scale-up national coalitions across Europe, make pledges for digital...

Author: Telecentre Europe, Editor: Ilona Griniute, Design: MAKS vzw Year: 2016 Project: Fit4Jobs Type: project brochure   Download link   FIT4Jobs is a European-funded piloting programme based on the successful FIT model of upskilling job seekers and connecting them to employers. It has been piloted in 6 countries in 2015. The second project...

Author: Telecentre-Europe and Ilona Griniute Year: 2016 Project: Get Online Week Download link   This year Telecentre Europe's flagship campaign Get Online Week reached 122,000 Europeans across 27 countries. From all those involved in campaign activities, around 79,000 were young people and 12,000 were unemployed. A record number of 29...

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...

Telecentre Europe welcomes the adoption of the New Skills Agenda by the European Commission. Its aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which will ultimately boost...

Save the date! On 6-8 October Telecentre Europe will organise its annual conference in Ghent, Belgium, together with its member organisation Digipolis Ghent. Telecentre Europe Annual Conference (aka TEAC) is the annual meeting point for all non-profit organisations and other stakeholders interested in digital empowerment through digital skills...

The fast pace of digital transformation of the business sector has made it more challenging for young people to meet the demanding requirements of employers in Europe. Digital skills now are a necessity, not an advantage. Education providers, socio-economic inclusion providers, policy makers, employers are looking...

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...

Author: Ilona Grinuite Year: 2015 Type: Infographic Download link   Skillage.eu is an online assessment tool that helps young people to understand the more sophisticated ICT skills they need for the job market. Based on the data of Skillage.eu test takers in 2012-2015, we share four conclusions on Europeans'...

Updated March 14, 2016 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...

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,...