March 2013 Blogposts (34)

Telecentre-Europe Newsletter March 2013

In this issue:

News from Telecentre-Europe (TE):

GOW2013 initial results – TE recruits Communications Officer – Registrations open for #Spark13 – Call to become a Microsoft Technology Associate partner - CARERplus Digital Competence…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on March 31, 2013 at 22:34 — No Comments

Featured Member Contest at TE’s Community Site: results for March 2013

During March, 23 community members participated at the monthly Featured Community Contest at Telecentre-Europe’s community site. They blogged, published, shared, commented & flagged content, and 8 new persons joined the community.

3 featured members were awarded with a



Added by Lize De Clercq on March 31, 2013 at 20:30 — No Comments

GOW2013 story from Russia: "You Learn, You teach"

Real accomplishment

As part of GOW, the Togliatti State University and Tvoy Kurs: IT for Youth Project organized the contest Digital Citizenship: You Learn, You teach. High school students designed training manuals based on online tools. Contest participants studied the ICT tools and created special websites with several wonderful online guides, such as …


Added by Yakov Ostanin on March 30, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

Now open: registrations for Spark13 - the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres

The upcoming 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, also known as Spark, that will take place from May 28-29, 2013 in Granada, Spain.

Hosted by Foundation, Telecentre-Europe,…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on March 29, 2013 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

GOW2013 in LT: Social Networks to Seniors

On the 21st of March, a group of the M.Čobotas Third Age University (MČTAU) students-seniors took part in the seminar “What should we know about social networks?” which is one of the many activities of Get Online Week 2013 in Lithuania. It was arranged by…


Added by Karolina Jasvinaite on March 29, 2013 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

Get Online Week 2013 – initial results

Thousands of Europeans were digitally empowered during the Get Online Week campaign of Telecentre-Europe. Between 18 and 24 March 2013, more than 10.000 ICT learning centres, libraries & schools in 26 countries supported over 100.000 people in their online journeys.

Telecentre-Europe is very pleased with the massive effort done by its partners during Get Online Week 2013 and its…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on March 28, 2013 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

Sign up for the Voices of Our Future Training Program 2013

On April 2, World Pulse is launching the fourth annual year of…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on March 26, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

The happy end of tragic story that started back in 1953

This story goes back to 1953, a year of radical changes in the Soviet Union. Its roots are to be found in Aleksandrovka, a small Russian village lost in the forests of central Russia in Samara Region. The New Year was being celebrating at the 7-form school located in the homestead of a former Russian landowner. The holiday reached its peak when presents were handed to first-form pupils and I was among them. It should be said that it was the first festivity when we were handed presents after…


Added by Koroli Victor on March 24, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Most of the first 50.000 #GOW2013 participants are female, young and studying

In the early afternoon today, the number of GOW 2013 survey participants reached 50.000 ! A good figure to extract some statistics and tell you more about the #GOW2013 participants and their internet and computer usage habits.


From all participants, 57 % are female, so girls and women seem to be more interested in internet activities and learning digital…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on March 21, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

Webinar on MS Office 2013: recording available!

On March 21 a free webinar took place on MS Office 2013. The webinar was organized by Connecting UpTechSoup Asia and sponsored by Microsoft Citizenship. The …


Added by Unite-IT Manager on March 21, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments

E-Learning course “School of the Community Leader” in Moldova

Foundation "Education for Democracy" from Poland, RITA program in partnership with the Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centers, Moldova announce enrollment of participants in…


Added by Ion Braga on March 21, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Digital Inclusion in Macedonia

Today, Open the Windows held a round table on Digital Inclusion in Macedonia at the Porta hotel in Skopje.

The round table, organized within the Get Online Week campaign, gathered…


Added by Magdalena Dimkova on March 20, 2013 at 23:30 — No Comments

Elderly people using internet - Albania

Albania is one of the poorest, in transition countries in Europe, but internet has penetrated rapidly during recent years. The reason behind this is the Albanians’ desire to communicate as much as possible. Albania’s distinction is that internet is used not only by young people, but also by older age people and, sometimes, by the elderly and grandparents.…


Added by Aranita Brahaj on March 20, 2013 at 19:00 — No Comments

Calendar of Activities during Get online week 2013 in Macedonia

Several partner primary schools from Macedonia: Ilinden from Kriva Palanka, Slavko Lumbarkovski from the village of Novaci, Somche Nastevski from the village of Vratnica, Vasil Glavinov from Veles, J.H. Pestalozzi from Skopje and others hold and will hold workshops on Internet safety every day from Monday to Friday.…


Added by Magdalena Dimkova on March 20, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

More than 600 Skillage tests in Latvia in 2 days

One of the activities for young people for GOW 2013 was assessment of their digital skills for job market skills with a new version of Skillage tests. During only 2 days already more than 600 Skillage tests have been passed .

The results data base shows that about 46 % of test takers have achieved the correct answers…


Added by Mara Jakobsone on March 20, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments

Prize for courage, prize for openness and access to information

Within the campaign Get Online 2013! We bring Moldova Online Together!, INFONET Alliance awarded a prize for openness and access to information to the mayoralty of the village Iordanovca for their ambition and courage.

Iordanovca is a small village in the southern Basarabeasca district with a population of only 950, of whom 17.68 per cent have left for abroad looking for a job.

After “scanning the environment” it was ascertained that over 90 per cent of Iordanovca residents had…


Added by Koroli Victor on March 19, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments

Launch of Digital Map DiasporaMD in Moldova

The Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centres  participate actively at the Get Online Week 2013.

In partnership with Hilfswerk Austria International launched the digital map called…


Added by Ion Braga on March 19, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Get Online Week in Macedonia

Open the Windows from Macedonia will promote digital inclusion with cooperation with several schools, public institutions, civil organizations and media.

The digital inclusion and related concepts are briefly explained in the leaflet "Together in the digital world" available in Macedonian and Albanian. With the leaflet publication, Open the Windows marked the beginning…


Added by Magdalena Dimkova on March 19, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Get Online Week 2013 has started in Russia!

The Get Online Week 2013 campaign started on March 18th. More than 560 organizations from different regions in Russia were engaged to participate in the campaign. During the week, they will hold a series of open and free activities in their computer venues, such as training sessions and competitions for over 10.000…


Added by Yakov Ostanin on March 18, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

Telecentre-Europe AISBL recruits a Communications Officer

The Communications Officer is responsible for communications towards Telecentre-Europe stakeholders and members, the mass media and general public. S/he will increase the visibility of telecentres mission, activities and contribution to the digital inclusion and empowerment of European citizens and to the achievement of social and economic goals.

S/he will…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on March 18, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

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