July 2009 Blogposts (6)

Technologic/electronic Recycling

The Information Age has created a virtual tidal wave of electronic devices – including computers and monitors that become obsolete or wear out at an ever-increasing rate.



As a result, the question of what to do with obsolete electronics has become a global issue.



There is a discussion opened in "meeting place"… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on July 17, 2009 at 14:00 — No Comments

Steering Committee meeting in Warsaw

As previously mentioned in our newsletters and articles, there are a lot of challenging activities in development to increase the impact of the network in different ways, always considering members’ needs and benefits.



Steering Committee members are currently involved in various activities such as improving our online presence developing the thematic resources repository and the Telecentre-Europe members directory. Governance and membership structure are also being… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on July 17, 2009 at 13:31 — No Comments

Access IT Awards 2009 now open for nominations

Access IT Awards – Open for nominations



Following the successful launch of the awards in 2008, we are pleased to inform you that the ACCESS-IT initiative is now open for a second year.



The ACCESS-IT Awards are encouraging nominations of activities that promote a better quality of life for people with disabilities and the elderly, through the use of Information Technology (IT).

This year, we anticipate even more nominations than in 2008. Last year’s Finalists… Continue

Added by David Banes on July 8, 2009 at 17:00 — No Comments

A meeting in Singapur: Global Curriculum Development Workshop (June 2009).

From 2 to 5th of June, the Global Curriculum Development Workshop was held in Singapore, and was attended by representatives of different world organizations participating in the Global telecentre.org Academy (GTA). GTA is a project lead by Telecentre.org and created to provide support and training to people working in ICT centers around the world.



The main outcome of the workshop was the development of the… Continue

Added by Marta Mans on July 7, 2009 at 12:57 — No Comments

An open window in Omnia’s Network

Omnia is a network created by the Catalan Government to work on social inclusion and community development using ICT as the main vehicle. The first Omnia’s telecentre was opened 10 years ago and Esplai Foundation was involved in the growing process since the very beginning until now.



A group of professionals of Esplai leads the Community Facilitator Office (helpdesk) that provides methodological support and analyses the… Continue

Added by Laia Fauró Gual on July 2, 2009 at 14:30 — No Comments

New AbilityNet Podcast released

This months podcast swings from reviews of assistive software to issues of interoperability and some first thoughts on the apple iPhone 3GS. A round up op fthe latest AT news includes mention of Access IT 2009 (more to follow)

Available for free from www.abilitynet.org.uk/podcast or via ITunes

Added by David Banes on July 1, 2009 at 1:01 — No Comments

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