carrer Riu Anoia 42-54 08820 El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona) Spain
What does your organization do (100-word description)
Fundación Esplai Ciudadanía Comprometida's mission is to promote citizen empowerment and their commitment to improving society, from the perspective of rights, inclusion and transformation, and with a special dedication to youth.
All this through community social intervention, socio-educational action and inclusion in the field of information and communication technologies, working in a network with the Third Sector and the rest of social agents.
What digital skills training or activities do you or does your organization offer (if any)?
Digital Literacy workshops
Number of digital competence centres linked to your organization (if any)
Your function and/or responsibilities related to digital skills training and empowerment
My job is to coordinate various projects related to e-Inclusion within muy organization.
How are you involved in digital inclusion / empowerment?
Since 2004 we participated in the Planes Avanza: an initiative of the Spanish government to promote economic development through the implementation of ICT in all areas of the production system. We promoted the opening of more than 1.000 telecentres throughout Spain and we provide training for thousands of people in digital skills as well as e-facilitators and teachers. Since 2006 we have been a strategic partner of Microsoft Ibérica in its line of Youth Grant Philantropics and we have promoted productivity, computer science and coding trainings among young people between 14 and 25 years old for the last 10 years. Since 2012 we have been leading a MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification project with local social entities that has certified more than 15,000 people throughout Spain. We are ACTIC certifying centre (accreditation of competences in information and communication technologies in Catalonia) since 2015. We participate in several European projects aimed at improving the digital competence for citizens (e-Skills for e-Inclusion, DS4Y(th), DCDS, Fit4Jobs, EYP, Acting, and many more). We currently coordinate a network of more than 60 telecentres throughout Spain aimed at training in basic digital skills through our digital literacy materials:
How did you learn about this community?
I got involved through an ALL DIGITAL event
Why would yo like to join the network?
To vote in the Allk Digital Awards 2019
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