Annual report featuring all Telecentre Europe’s last year’s achievements has now been published. It was presented to members at General Assembly on 3 March and was approved together with financial documents. The report summarises 2015 in numbers and covers topics from strategic roadmap to influencing...

Author: Telecentre-Europe Year: 2016 Project: Enabling European e-Participation Download link   The online competition ‘My e-Participation Story’ was open from June till mid September in 2015. Telecentre Europe has collected the most compelling personal stories about using the EU and national e-Participation tools to influence policy-making and lives of others...

In February 2016 Telecentre Europe and three members (Maks vzw, Telecentar and El Teb) started a new project “Youth e-perspectives on migration”. The idea is to teach young people to use digital media to address important societal issues; the focus topic is refugees and migration affecting many countries...

The European Coding Initiative (allyouneediscode.eu) organised a high level launch event in Brussels on 12 October 2015 as a contribution to the Europe-wide initiative EU Code Week on promoting coding. EU Code Week was running from 10 to 18 of October...

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...

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...

Code your Future is a new campaign organized in telecentres to introduce coding to young people and children, especially those from disadvantaged communities. The aim is to change the mindset of how young people perceive digital skills, and to raise their awareness on the importance of...

Our new project called “Enabling European e-Participation” officially took off this Wednesday, 25th February! 13 partners (Telecentre Europe and twelve of its member organisations) met in Brussels and chose May 7th, two days before Europe Day, to be designated as the European e-Participation Day. During this day we...

By Masha Tarle The unemployment rate may be high but, unsurprisingly, employment opportunities demanding IT skills abound. The mismatch between the skills on offer and those in demand, also referred to as the ‘ skills-gap’  was tackled by the European Commission in 2013 when it called for organisations...

by Gabriela Ruseva In 2015 Telecentre Europe, together with twelve of its member organisations, starts its first Europe for Citizens project called “Enabling European e-Participation”, which aims at raising awareness about the online possibilities for participation in the EU policy-making regardless of how far from Brussels...

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...

E-Participation is ICT-enabled citizens’ participation in policies and policy-making. Many citizens consider that the EU is something that happens only in Brussels, far away from them and their daily lives. But in fact, the European institutions have created a number of online tools where each...

Funded by: Europe for Citizens Programme Duration: 12 months Start date: 01/01/2015 End date: 31/12/2015 Website: http://euparticipation.org/   E-Participation is ICT-enabled citizens’ participation in policies and policy-making. Many citizens consider that the EU is something that happens only in Brussels, far away from them and their daily lives. But in...

Download the project brochure   Fit4jobs project is a training-for-employment initiative centred on ICT skills. The project idea was started by Fast-track to IT (FIT Ltd), an Irish nonprofit organisation that has so far trained thousands of job seekers with IT skills demanded by employers locally. Due to their unique training model, a...

The TMA Consortium, consisting of eight European partners and coordinated by Telecentre-Europe, is inviting organisations outside the Consortium to establish new Telecentre Multimedia Academies. It is an open and free possibility for adult education providers or other organisations dealing with media literacy programmes to establish...

Telecentre Europe invites its members and other organisations to participate in a pilot activity in the field of motion-based playful learning experiences for children with motor and intellectual disabilities. The pilot is realised in the framework of the M4ALL project, a joint effort of European...

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...

Author: Telecentre Europe and University of Washington Year: 2013 Project: MIREIA Type: Report DOWNLOAD LINK This report presents the results of an online survey that collected relevant data from almost 3,000 organisations working on eInclusion in 27 European countries. It was the first attempt in Europe to collect primary data...

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...

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 eSkills for Jobs campaigns 2014-2016 aimed to raise awareness of the need for citizens to improve their command of ICT skills for work. The campaign was a response to the growing demand for ICT-skilled professionals which is currently not met, despite high level of...

Telecentre Multimedia Academy (TMA), a project co-funded by the European Commission and implemented by Telecentre-Europe, aims at providing media literacy to adult learners. The project now presents two major deliverables developed during its first year: 1) Firstly, there is a comparative report summarising the existing media literacy training offers...

New study uncovers the crucial role played by thousands of European organisations in promoting digital inclusion in Europe  The lack of basic ICT skills in certain population groups and the need for affordable access in specific geographical areas are responsible in part for the digital exclusion...

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...

Funded by: LifeLong Learning Programme (European Commission) Duration: 24 months Start date: 01/12/2012 End date: 30/11/2014 Website: http://www.m4allproject.eu The acronym M4ALL stands for "motion-based adaptable playful learning experiences for children with motor and intellectual disabilities". The playful learning experiences took the form of games. M4ALL educational games were developed using affordable...

The acronym M4ALL stands for "motion-based adaptable playful learning experiences for children with motor and intellectual disabilities". The playful learning experiences took the form of games. M4ALL educational games were developed using affordable and widespread interactive technology. The games offer customisation capabilities to enable caregivers adapt...

Unite-IT is a European network project and a community site for professionals interested in digital skills and e-Inclusion in Europe. The Digital Agenda for Europe identifies digital inclusion as an action area: the key role of digital competence for economic and social inclusion and the fact that about 30%...

TMA was a project aimed at providing a learning pathway on media literacy specifically tailored for adult learners. The programme equipped learners with skills related to understanding, use and production of media based on ICTs, including audio-visual and photography. The TMA project also established reference points...

The recently started international project Use IT and Enjoy implemented by Swedish, Danish and Lithuanian partners held a kick-off meeting in Vilnius at the very beginning of September. The project team consisted of representatives from Telecentre-Europe member organizations Aeldremobiliseringen (DK) and Langas į ateitį (LT), and...

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...