February 2013 Blogposts (16)

GOW2013 to be launched at the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs on March 5th!

This year, the annual digital empowering campaign Get Online Week organized by Telecentre-Europe will be launched on March 5th, during the Grand Coalition for Digital…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on February 27, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

TODAY: #Spark13 LIVE at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona: watch the stream at 11h & 13h30 CET!

Today, February 27th the upcoming #Spark13 conference  - also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres - will be presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The live stream of the…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on February 26, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments

TCF's Annual Report 2012 Available for Download

The 2012 Annual Report for Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is now available for download.

This 10-page report presents a comprehensive look at TCF’s accomplishments during the Year 2012 and highlights efforts made under TCF programs and initiatives such as Telecentre Women, Telecentre…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on February 26, 2013 at 19:00 — No Comments


Brussels, BELGIUM | 26 FEBRUARY 2013

Today, youth unemployment in the EU27 is higher than 20%. While demand for employees with ICT skills is growing by around 3% a year, pessimistic projections warn that if nothing is done to resolve the mismatch between current skills and needs of the labour market, up to 800.000 (1) ICT practitioners’ vacancies will remain unfilled by 2015.…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on February 26, 2013 at 19:00 — No Comments

Last chance to put your organization on the EU27 eInclusion map: MIREIA deadline extended until February 28th!

Over 2000 eInclusion organizations have filled out the MIREIA survey between January 2nd and February 15th. To give a chance to other organizations that would like to be included in the EU27 mapping exercise, the European Commission JRC-IPTS who is conducting the research jointly with DG-CONNECT have announced an extension…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on February 26, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

Global Telecentre Awards Update: 59 entries received, 2 more days to go till deadline

TCF is down to the last two days of acceptance of entries to the Global Telecentre Awards. To date, they have received a total of 59 entries distributed among six categories namely:…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on February 26, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

Voting for the WSIS Project Prizes 2013 now open

It’s time to show your support once again for the outstanding players in the telecentre movement. Several telecentre projects have been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society Project Prizes 2013–including Telecentre.org Foundation’s own Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign – and they need your votes to…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on February 22, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Annual meeting of Telecentre-Europe members - 14-15 February, Paris

On 14–15 of February the Annual meeting of Telecentre Europe members took place at the Microsoft office in Paris. Representatives of 24 networks gathered together in order to make a summary of done activities and to establish new strategical directions of…


Added by Ion Braga on February 21, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

“Your Course: Digital Literacy” Project in Russia Completes in January 2013 with 280,000 people trained

“Your Course: Digital Literacy” (Tvoy Kurs) project, conducted by PH International (Project Harmony, Inc.) and Microsoft, together with partner organizations in more than 100 cities across Russia as part of a Microsoft Tvoy Kurs initiative, was completed in January 2013.

The project focused on training in basic computer skills for socially vulnerable…


Added by Ekaterina Clifford on February 18, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments

Your Course: A New Path to Explore

A few days ago the 3-year project Your Course: Digital Literacy was completed in the Volgograd region, Russia. The project included not only Volgograd, a city with 2.5+ million inhabitants, but also small towns and remote villages.

Villages of the…


Added by Yuliya Melnyk on February 14, 2013 at 0:30 — No Comments

GOW scenarios - used in Poland in 2011 and 2012

The Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI) was the national coordinator for both Polish editions of the Get Online Week: in GOW2011 and…


Added by Elzbieta Dydak on February 11, 2013 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

“Safer internet” project in LT meets “Langas į ateitį”

“Langas į ateitį” starts active participation in the national project Safer Internet SIC LT II.

Training Centre  Activities

On February 13 association “Langas į ateitį” (LIA) starts a cycle of safer Internet trainings for Children’s homes staff – mainly social workers. After the case study at the beginning of the project the necessity of safer internet knowledge has come to daylight. 10 seminars will be held in two months in different…


Added by Karolina Jasvinaite on February 7, 2013 at 15:43 — No Comments

Safer internet day in LT: think twice, Buddy, before downloading!

On February 5th and together with 100 countries all over Europe & the world, Lithuania has been commemorating the International Safer Internet Day 2013 (SID 2013) This tenth edition of the initiative was loud, well-seen and very…


Added by Karolina Jasvinaite on February 7, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments

Active preparation for Get Online Week 2013 going on in Latvia

More than 100 partners working together in Latvia for a great GOW2013 !

With less than 40 days left till Get Online Week 2013 (GOW 2013) will start all over Europe, in Latvia the preparation activities have reached their peak.

As in previous years, the GOW 2013 in Latvia is coordinated by…


Added by Mara Jakobsone on February 5, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

How to disseminate the MIREIA survey? Best practices from Poland!

According to the MIREIA guidelines, there should be 180 filled questionnaires by e-inclusion actors from Poland. We attained this target on 5th February, almost two weeks before the deadline :-)


In Poland telecentres function in different kind of institutions: libraries, NGOs, cultural…


Added by Elzbieta Dydak on February 5, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

REGIO STARS 2013 winner from Poland: Warminsko-Mazurskie Region (category 3: inclusive growth)

The Warminsko-Mazurskie Region is one of 5 winners of the RegioStars Awards 2013 to Europe's most innovative and inspiring projects, for a project addressed to the unemployed people. The project consists in offerring them individual employment paths. The project is  financed by the European Social Fund

Added by Elzbieta Dydak on February 1, 2013 at 10:35 — No Comments

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