The aim of this working group is to create the first European Community on Global Citizenship Education by involving all actors interested in the topic, including: teachers, trainers and youth workers working in formal, non-formal and informal settings (schools, telecentres, youth centres, NGOs etc.); representatives of NGOs, non-profit organisation and civil society; education and training actors; policy makers and all others. This is the group for those willing to support and advocate for the…See More
What does your organization do (100-word description)
Telecentre Europe is a European non-for-profit organisation (NGO) and a member based association with a central office in Brussels, Belgium.
We represent publicly funded telecentres/telecentre networks, ICT learning centres, adult education centres and libraries across Europe where children and adults can access the Internet, learn the latest digital skills and keep up to date with technology and community developments.
We coordinate a number of projects, programmes and campaigns that empower people through ICT by finding new paths to employment, community life, relevant information and staying in touch with friends and family. All our members and partners believe that Information and Communication technology has an enormous potential to combat social exclusion and poverty.
What digital skills training or activities do you or does your organization offer (if any)?
Number of digital competence centres linked to your organization (if any)
Your function and/or responsibilities related to digital skills training and empowerment
Collaborate in projects
How are you involved in digital inclusion / empowerment?
I'm involved in BRIGHTS project. BRIGHTS stands for Boosting Global Citizenship Education using digital storytelling.The aim of the project is to promote Global Citizenship Education in formal and non-formal Educational contexts in Europe, with the help of digital storytelling techniques.
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Why would yo like to join the network?
I would like to join to take part to the dialogue about our projects.
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