Telecentre Europe Awards 2016: Best Practice

Category: Best Practice

We are looking for best practices supporting young people's (aged 14-30) employability and entrepreneurship in one or more of the following areas:

  • Developing tools for teaching and learning digital skills
  • Developing ICT education and training curricula for professional development
  • Developing digital competences/skills self-assessment tools
  • Boosting entrepreneurship skills of young people
  • Boosting employability opportunities for young people
  • Fostering digital inclusion

Examples of best practices can be viewed here and remember - every effort is important! You can be working on a local, regional, or international level and you can be focusing on one or more areas. What matters is your willingness and impact in ensuring a bright future for young people in the rapidly developing digital society.


The Best five entries were selected by a jury and then entered the public voting. Voting was done by Unite-IT community members during September 12-19, 2016; they were to 'like' the entry they thought was the most powerful. A member could only choose ONE entry per category. Member profiles were checked for authenticity; and double votes (for more than one entry) were disqualified.

Assessment criteria:

  • Innovation: the initiative addresses digital skills for youth, youth employability, youth entrepreneurship in a new way; proposes new solutions for enhancing digital skills and employability perspective of youth; is unique in offering young people opportunities to upgrade their skills and find a job.
  • Sustainability: the initiative has ensured some means of funding or a business model in the medium to long term to be able to maintain its operations and outcomes.
  • Impact: the initiative has demonstrated evidence of positive impact on young people (on their digital/entrepreneurial skills level; on their employability perspectives).

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