Osvaldas Rimkus
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Where do you work?
Langas į ateitį
Your position at work
E-service project manager
Organisation's Website
Organisation's Address
J. Rutkausko str. 6, Vilnius, Lithuania
What does your organization do (100-word description)
Langas į ateitį (LIA) is a Lithuanian non-profit initiative launched in 2002 by socially responsible private business companies promoting the use of internet in Lithuania encouraging society to safely use ICT in their everyday life and in this way stimulate the growth of the standard of living of LT citizens. For successful implementation of ICT training projects. Digitally and geographically excluded residents and youth are target groups. Main results :
1) LIA initiated to establish Public Internet Access Points(PIAP) in public libraries. The initiative has been joined by other forces (private, state and EU funds), over 1000 PIAP with free internet access are on function.
2) Over 130 000 adults participated in LIA ICT training courses funded by private and EU funds. 20 000 participants graduated from the courses online since 2008.
3) LIA has become the winner of numerous awards in the country and EU.
4) Since 2011 LIA has been involved Youth Spark program projects funded by Microsoft.
What digital skills training or activities do you or does your organization offer (if any)?
ICT basics, Safer internet for educators, Local e-services, Train of ICT basics trainor.
Number of digital competence centres linked to your organization (if any)
60 public libraries
Your function and/or responsibilities related to digital skills training and empowerment
Dissemination of Langas į ateitį activities.
How did you learn about this community?
From work colleagues.
Why would yo like to join the network?
To share experience gained during our team projects

Osvaldas Rimkus's Blog

Youth Guarantee

Posted on September 8, 2016 at 13:00 0 Comments

The first event designed to inform NEET (young people who are “Not in Education, Employment, or Training) about the possibilities being provided by Youth Guarantee in Lithuania was held on September 7 in Lithuania’s city Marijampolė.

Business sector and public sector have joined forces and have arranged a number of events throughout the country where young people who are…


Project „Generation 0101“ and the final hackathon in Vilnius (Lithuania)

Posted on September 2, 2016 at 16:00 0 Comments

Project Generation 0101 had an ambitious goal. During it young people from several countries were able to learn new ICT related skills that are valuable in today’s work market and introduces youngsters to potential carrier…


The pilot training of Generation0101 has been started in Lithuania

Posted on April 4, 2016 at 16:00 0 Comments

The pilot training of the Generation0101 training modules has started in Lithuania. All the invited youngsters gathered in Vilnius and Kaunas, two largest cities in Lithuania, and started their participation in the training. The training marathon was started by e. journalism module in Vilnius and online collaboration in Kaunas.…


A Short Summary of GOW2016 in Lithuania

Posted on March 30, 2016 at 16:00 0 Comments

Overview of the GOW2016

It was the 7th year when association "Langas į ateitį" has participated in the Get Online Week campaign. The message that we spread through all the activities this year was raise awareness about online identities, cyber-security, ICT skills and available tools so that European citizens become confident Internet users as approximately 70% of…


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At 10:20 on July 7, 2015, Gordana Stankov said…

Dear Osvaldas,

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