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Computer Skills Among the Community- Dwelling 55+ European Population

Older adults are facing an increasingly technological society which can make them feel excluded. This work aims to evaluate computer skills of Europeans within the age group of 55+, using data from the SHARE project. Computer skills were assessed based on the answers to the question “How would you rate your computer skills?” Globally, an average of 28% of participants showed good computer skills, 36.1% demonstrated basic computer skills, and 35.9% had no computer skills…

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Added by Emanuela Marotta on November 24, 2020 at 17:17 — No Comments

DocEnhance: Good practice recommendations for transferable skills training

The DocEnhance project aims to enhance transferable skills intelligence and integration into existing PhD programmes by

  1. developing an employment and innovation-oriented curriculum for PhD programmes,
  2. facilitating business-education partnerships
  3. tracking PhD graduate career paths.

The major outputs of the project are a recommended…

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Added by VICTORIA SANZ on November 19, 2020 at 12:14 — No Comments

Participation of the Cyprus National Cyber Security Team at the ENISA HackFest 2020

Participation of the Cyprus National Cyber Security Team at the ENISA HackFest 2020

The Cyprus Computer Society announces the participation of the Cyprus National Cyber Security Team at the online training event 'ENISA Hackfest 2020'.

As it was already announced due to the unforeseen circumstances the European Cyber Security Challenge for 2020 was cancelled. As a result, this year the European National Teams will not have the opportunity to meet in…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on November 11, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments

Working with the elderly in Covid times - the Uporto Sessions Experience

Throughout the last months, ICTskills4All has faced major challenges to conduct project activities without exposing the elderly to risks. Portugal officially started social isolation in mid-March 2020. The scheduled face-to-face sessions were thus postponed to July, when the health authorities were ab le to cointain the threat and authorized the reopening.

Nevertheless, the new preventive measures  demanded social distance, and this gave a clear demonstration of…

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Added by Emanuela Marotta on November 10, 2020 at 15:45 — No Comments

And the winners of ALL DIGITAL Awards 2020 are ...

On 7 October 2020,  at the ALL DIGITAL Summit, we announced the winners of the annual ALL DIGITAL Awards. The Ceremony, as the whole event, was organised online and was hosted by a journalist and a documentary producer Andrea…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on November 9, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments

Handbook on Educational Robotics for the e-Media project is available in 5 languages!

The eMedia: Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship for All project aims to promote education for all by producing educational guidelines related to digital practices which consists of three handbooks. These handbooks support possibilities for a new and innovative way of teaching different subjects at school. They address educators who are interested in developing their digital competence and improving…

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Added by VICTORIA SANZ on November 5, 2020 at 12:24 — No Comments

BEBRAS Cyprus Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students

The Cyprus Computer Society and the IT Teacher Association announce the 1st Pancyprian Informatics Competition BEBRAS for Primary School Students and the 11th Pancyprian Informatics Competition BEBRAS for Gymnasium Students.

All information related to the competition are available on the BEBRAS Cyprus website: http://bebras.org.cy/en…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on November 2, 2020 at 10:36 — No Comments

Lightsense Project - 1st Living Lab

The 1st online LightSense Living Lab was held on Wednesday, October 21, as part of the project "Intelligent light detection for next-generation smart networks" (LightSense)

The aim of the project is the holistic response to the energy and security needs of the energy distribution networks in Cyprus, in terms of timely error prevention and interference detection.

The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus, through the Research…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on November 1, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments

Working with the elderly in COVID times: the Sessions Experience

In the context of the ICTskills4All project, whilst maintaining the primary objective of avoiding exposure for elderly people, the Centre for Intergenerational Integration Hipokamp was able to conduct structured sessions in Poland, based on “New future and reality”. To ensure a safe environment, small working groups were created, with less…

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Added by Tiziana Parretti on October 26, 2020 at 15:30 — No Comments

COST Action 18115 - Tribes

An online meeting took place on 15 October for the COST Action 18115 - Tribes

Tribes COST Action is funded by COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology  and aims at advancing collaboration between stakeholders to evolve and improve scientific measures…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on October 25, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments

How are world-changing start-up ideas born?

Generating an idea, thinking over its implementation, and starting to resolve societal problems. This is what the hackathon format was used for more than 20 years ago in the IT world. Today, it is used as a means to quickly generate new solutions for resolving a variety of problems – and the best examples become multi-million euro start-up companies. The hackathon series initiated by the project Connected Lithuania - Society-changing…

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Added by Simona on October 15, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

'ICT Skills 4 All' project embraces resilience to combat isolation

It is undeniable that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been dramatic on the elderly strata of the population, particularly vulnerable and exposed to threats, who have also been forced to isolate as a precaution measure in the prevention of contagious disease spreading.

Consequently, the project ICT Skills 4 All has also been obliged to face the difficulties of implementing a work plan under the severe - yet…

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Added by Tiziana Parretti on October 14, 2020 at 16:30 — No Comments

Robotex Roadshow 2020 in Cyprus

Provided that the epidemiological conditions with the coronavirus pandemic will allow it and also that the requirements and decrees of the Cyprus Ministry of Health will make it practically feasible, the Cyprus Computer Society intends to organise the 4th Pancyprian Robotics Competition Robotex that was cancelled due to the pandemic. 

With the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Youth Board as co-organizers, Robotex Cyprus will return…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on October 5, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

Awards for the Cyprus National Team at the International and Junior European Olympiads in Informatics

The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) is proud to announce the distinctions of Cypriot students in the International Informatics Competitions held online - due to a pandemic - in September 2020.

Specifically, the Cypriot delegation won the bronze medal at the 2020 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 20), with Charalambos Georgiou. IOI was held online from 13 to 19 September 2020. Dimitris Chrysostomou, Christos Falas and Costas Tziapouras were part of the National Team which…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on October 2, 2020 at 9:00 — No Comments

Cyprus Computer Society participates at the Diversity Chapter Cyprus

The Cyprus Computer Society is proud to announce its participation at the Diversity Chapter Cyprus (DCC).

DCC aims to promote social inclusion and ensure equal opportunities for all employees by fostering diversity thinking and implementation of inclusive practices in the workplace. It provides a Memorandum of Understanding, generating an ethical, voluntary commitment to develop and promote diverse and inclusive policies and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all employees in…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on September 30, 2020 at 14:20 — No Comments

Invitation to join DevOps Competences for Smart Cities MOOC

ALL DIGITAL is a partner in a Sector Skills Alliance KA2 project DevOps competences for Smart Cities. The project aims to close the gap between today’s and future’s skills demands of the municipal workforce by emphasizing on the exploitation of emerging employment…

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Added by Borut Cink on September 29, 2020 at 11:54 — No Comments

ALL DIGITAL Awards 2020 finalists: changemaker José Miguel Morales Miranda

Digital Changemaker Finalist: José Miguel Morales Miranda, Spain…

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Added by ALL DIGITAL AWARDS on September 20, 2020 at 22:30 — No Comments

ALL DIGITAL Awards 2020 finalists: changemaker Gabriel Brezoiu

Digital Changemaker Finalist: Gabriel Brezoiu, Romania…

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Added by ALL DIGITAL AWARDS on September 20, 2020 at 22:30 — No Comments

ALL DIGITAL Awards 2020 finalists: changemaker Jean Guo

Digital Changemaker Finalist: Jean Guo, France…

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Added by ALL DIGITAL AWARDS on September 20, 2020 at 22:30 — No Comments

ALL DIGITAL Awards 2020 finalists: e-facilitator Diego Ortega Alonso

e-Facilitator Finalist: Diego Ortega Alonso, Spain…

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Added by ALL DIGITAL AWARDS on September 20, 2020 at 13:30 — No Comments

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