Dear Reader,   We hope you are all safe and healthy working your way through these difficult times. With countries in lockdown, we have all witnessed how digital can really help to get connected to our loved ones, to continue studies and work, to find reliable...

Dear Reader, If you are passionate about digital skills, join the digital inclusion and empowerment campaign All Digital Week 2020 in March! The campaign has already helped over 1.3 mln Europeans to start their digital journeys, but more people need the support.  The campaign will...

DocEnhance aims to enhance transferable skills intelligence and integration into existing PhD programmes by involving the non-academic sector in developing a more employment and innovation-oriented curriculum for PhD programmes, facilitating work-based learning and business-education partnerships through developing PhD courses, and tracking of PhD graduate career...

Dear Reader, XII annual Summit in Bologna with 170 participants, ALL DIGITAL Awards winners, first blended training course on designing Erasmus+ KA2 project proposals, and the newly launched Manifesto for enhancing digital skills across Europe are some of this issue's highlights. Yours, ALL DIGITAL Team   In this issue: What’s...

  The BIBLIO (Boosting digital skills and competences for librarians in Europe) Project is funded through Erasmus+ KA2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices - Sector Skills Alliances. The project addresses the skills gap in the library sector due to digital transformation that is...

Dear Reader, We hope you had a nice summer and now you are energized to get back to your work and projects! Early autumn for us is always about the finalists of ALL DIGITAL Awards, results of project pilots, and of course our annual ALL...

ICTSkills4All – Empowering old citizens for a digital world Project aims at fostering digital skills, self-confidence and online safety of adults aged 55 years and over who have minimal or no engagement with digital technology. In order to do so, the ICTSkills4All project wants to develop...

Dear Reader, What's new in our network? On 23 May ALL DIGITAL had its annual General Assembly, which approved the annual report for 2018 and elected a new Board to lead the network for the next two years. Two of our projects ran their final...

Codinc (Coding for inclusion) Erasmus+ project partners met for the fourth time in Larnaca, Cyprus, on 28-29 May. This marked the first meeting since the piloting of the #CodincEU project took place; thus the partners had the chance to review the national pilots and compare experiences...

ALL DIGITAL Annual report for 2018, featuring all last year’s achievements, is published. The report was presented to members at the General Assembly on 23 May in Brussels and was approved by the membership. The report summarises activities and covers topics from strategic organisational priorities, improving...

Dear Reader, The highlight of the last two months was the tenth ALL DIGITAL Week, which started in 2010 from digital inclusion and bringing people online and has grown into a major digital empowerment campaign, supported by governments, businesses, academia and civil society. We thank our...

As part of the CODINC project, in Belgium, Italy, Cyprus, Spain and Germany secondary schools’ students and teachers are trained on the basics of coding. After that they will conduct training with primary schools’ children. The CODINC project – Coding for Inclusion aims to promote science,...

The ICTSkills4All (Empowering older adult citizens for a Digital World) project meeting took place in Riga, Latvia, on 07-08 March 2019 when project partners from University of Porto (Portugual), ALL DIGITAL (Belgium), HIPOKAMP (Poland) and Cybermoor Services (UK) have been welcomed by Alliance Senior Active...

Dear Reader, New year brought many new projects, and in this issue we are happy to share with you what we have been working on. Traditionally, March is devoted to our annual ALL DIGITAL Week - this is a digital inclusion and empowerment campaign run at local...

Digital SkillShift is a new project supported by the J.P. Morgan Foundation in partnership with ALL DIGITAL and three of our member organisations. It will help unemployed people shift their expectations and get digital skills and digital attitudes....

A new Erasmus+ KA2 project on Strategic partnerships for Adult Education has started. ALL DIGITAL is the coordinator of the project OPEN-AE: Promote Open Source Technologies in non-formal Adult Education, which will be implemented with four other ALL DIGITAL member organisations. Open-AE was awarded through...

Dear Reader, We hope you had an exciting and very eventful autumn, as we did. From the Policy Debate Digital Skills and Media Literacy for Active Citizenship to our 11th annual event ALL DIGITAL Summit 2018 and ALL DIGITAL Awards Ceremony to five new project launches...

Open AE: Promote open source technologies in non-formal adult education is an Erasmus+ KA2 project awarded through EPOS - National Agency for Erasmus+ programme in Flanders. Open AE has three priorities: to promote access and learning through open educational resources (OER); to promote Open Source (OS)...

Partners of the Erasmus + KA3 project Coding for Inclusion (#CondincEU) met in Berlin on 19-20 November for the third partners' meeting. The project scales up the Capital Digital methodology developed by project partner and ALL DIGITAL member Maks. Young people of high school age from...

The new Erasmus+ KA2 project ICT 4 the Elderly, implemented by ALL DIGITAL member organisations, was launched on the 13 and 14 November 2018 in Malta. Malta Communications Authority will coordinate the project, which will involve ALL DIGITAL and three other partners: Simbioza Genesis from...

The #CodincEU (Coding for Inclusion, Erasmus+ KA3 project) encompasses a peer-to-peer learning methodology wherein elder school students teach their younger peers - children in elementary schools STEAM education and coding in a fun and playful way. #CodincEU is based on a best practice that is ongoing...

After the Digital Journey, we started the Digital Invasion…. Following the 2018 ALL DIGITAL Summit, entitled Digital Journey: From Inclusion to Empowerment, a kick off meeting for the #DIGINV project Digital Invasions for the promotion of cultural heritage took place at the office for the representation...

The HURISTO project final event took place in Brussels on the 18th and 19th October 2018 and it was combined with the ALL DIGITAL Summit “Digital Journey: from Inclusion to Empowerment”. Around 160 people participated in the event. This year the Summit had a particular focus...

eMedia is an Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships for Adults Education project. The focus of the project is to promote education by educating active and responsible citizens in the digital world. This is done through the production of educational booklets teaching digital practices, to be used...

Purpose and activities There is no doubt that ICTs allow members of the growing elderly population to remain independent longer. The ICT 4 the Elderly project aims to facilitate a pathway for up-skilling the digital competences of individuals between the age of 55 and 75 and to...

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...

Between 2007 and 2013, cultural participation has contracted in all European countries, where "low" level of participation went up  from 30% to 34%. On the other hand, cultural heritage represents an extraordinary resource for growth: both from the point of view of cohesion and social inclusion,...

In our transforming society lack of digital skills in the elderly population is synonymous to social isolation; inability to access information and services, including health services; loss of autonomy, and an increased sense of inadaptability. ICTSkills4All – Empowering old citizens for a digital world aims at...

The HURISTO (Human Rights Storytelling) project meeting took place in Piedrabuena, Spain,  on 3-4 September 2018 when project partners from Maks (Belgium), ALL DIGITAL (Belgium) and Cooperativa Terremondo (Italy) came to Ciudad Real, 30 km from Piedrabuena. Project partners received a warm welcome from CEPA...

Dear Reader, The autumn has had a very busy start, and we are pleased to invite you to join us for the Policy Debate "Digital Skills and Media Literacy for Active Citizenship" at the European Parliament on 27 September, for the ALL DIGITAL Summit in Brussels...

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...

Dear Reader, We have prepared a few invites for you in our summer issue - we invite you to apply for ALL DIGITAL Awards, register for ALL DIGITAL Summit that will take place in Brussels on 18-19 October, participate in the pilot testing of digital competences...

Codinc – Coding for Inclusion is the two-year European funded project led by ALL DIGITAL in partnership with 6 partner organisations from Belgium, Spain, Cyprus, Germany, and Italy was launched in February 2018. The project aims at fostering STEM education of disadvantaged youth through an inclusive...