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George Ryan commented on Lize De Clercq's blog post Saying good bye as your Communications Manager...
"Hi Lize Great to see your new venture and we wish you every success with it. Thank you for your support as Telecentre Europe Communications Manager -we really appreciate it. George Ryan FIT IRELAND"
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George Ryan commented on Masha Tarle (Community Manager)'s blog post Tomorrow at 9h15: live streaming of the Get Online Week Launch Event in Brussels
"From Ireland we wish good luck and every success to all who are organising and taking part in the Get Online Week Launch Event tomorrow. George Ryan - FIT"
Mar 7, 2012
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My organization ( if representing one)
FIT
Organisation's Website
http://www.fit.ie
Organisation's Address
7a Bellvue Industrial Estate
Glasnevin
Ireland
What we do as an organization (100-word description)
Fastrack to Information Technology (FIT) is an industry initiative with the joint aim of addressing long term unemployment while meeting the skills needs of industry. Involving major indigenous and international companies FIT is committed to the effective integration of marginalised job seekers through the acquisition of in demand technology / ICT skills.
My function in the organization
Programme Manager
What ICT or e-Skill training programs does your organization offer ( if any)?
FIT has programmes of in two categoeies
(A) Training for Employment programmes run in conjunction with government agencies. These focus on ICT skills and range from general skills (e.g. IT for admin, accounts etc.) up to high-tech skills such as Cloud, Mobile Apps, Java, Games Developer, C++ etc. About 2,500 long term unemployed peole enrol in these courses each year.
(B) FIT has a range of digiotal inclusion programmes which it has developed through EU projects such as e-Cert, MY IT! and First Steps to IT. FIT is funded by government to carry out large scale digital incusion initiatives, for example in 2012 FIT digital inclusion courses will have over 10,000 participants of all ages.
Number of telecentres linked to my organization
150
How you got in touch with this social network site?
I received an online invitation from a member
Why I would like to join the network
Strategic Development
Innovation
Social Entrepreneurship
Technology

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