August 2015 Blogposts (11)

Gender equality: Next webinar - We need testimonials and Good Practices from private companies !

Dear all,

The next webinar will take place in October.

The subject is: "Promoting gender equality in private companies: good practices". Microsoft and Pzifer in Brussels are willing to share with us the various initiatives they put in place.

We want also to hear the companies in other countries. Please share this invitation with all your contacts in private companies. They can contact me directly to discuss their participation!

Many thanks in advance for…


Added by Laurence Leseigneur on August 31, 2015 at 11:40 — No Comments

Trust Yourself with ICT Skills

In September association Langas į ateitį is going to successfully complete its activities within the project Trust Yourself which is funded by the European Social Fund. The project is aimed at providing young people the opportunity to develop work related computer literacy skills. Since March of 2014 the Langas į ateitį in partnership with public libraries…


Added by Osvaldas Rimkus on August 31, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments

Five workshops to explore digital empowerment at TEAC 2015

TEAC 2015 is going to offer its participants a range of ways to explore digital empowerment this year. Five simultaneous workshops led by the UNITE-IT project and platform leaders will invite participants to look into a number of topics: education and training of digital skills, digital inclusion of vulnerable groups, digital social…


Added by Ilona Griniute on August 28, 2015 at 12:07 — No Comments

First e-Facilitator Summer School organized by Telecentar

The piloting phase of the iProfessional competence framework for media professionals has been ongoing by all the project partners, including Telecentar who has decided to carry it out in an innovative and different way. The piloting has been implemented during the First summer school for e-Facilitators which was…


Added by Dijana Dunaj on August 26, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

Programa Escolhas in Portugal

Programa Escolhas in Portugal: Telecentre Europe Member Profile

Programa Escolhas (the Choices Programme) is a national programme of the Portuguese government for social inclusion under the Ministry of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, and is part of the High Commission for Migration. The Programme was created…


Added by Paulo Jorge Vieira on August 25, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

Some people, not so young in age anymore, still need a lot of help!

Yesterday one of my oldest customers phoned me and needed help with his mobile broadband to work.
I visited him and fixed the problem!

Added by Börje Klingvall on August 13, 2015 at 16:40 — No Comments

The Swedish organization `Seniornet`, devided into more than 50 local clubs all over the country, help anyone to learn computerhanding.

One of those local clubs is situated in the community of Danderyd, just north of Stockholm, where we try to
increase the knowledge around computerhandling and Internet.

Added by Börje Klingvall on August 10, 2015 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

Your vote can help Telecentre Europe win $500k to support its members

Since 2010 Telecentre Europe is running the European Get Online Week ( to get people trained in ICT and help them take the advantage of using the Internet.

Thanks to this annual initiative, we count 160,000 first time Internet users and over 12 million Europeans who have heard about the importance of…


Added by Ilona Griniute on August 6, 2015 at 14:00 — 3 Comments

How to validate digital competences acquired outside formal education?

There are hundreds of thousands of ICT centres, libraries and NGOs where people can learn digital skills. Many get interested in ICT and go on to follow a university course. For others, their new digital skills help them find a job. But are the skills acquired through these trainings formally recognized?

Do they count for employers and universities and how do people prove them? With a university diploma, we can prove our skills. But what happens when we learn at a non-formal…


Added by Gabriela Ruseva on August 3, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

Educational safer internet events in summer camps

This summer association “Langas į ateitį“ initiated a campaign for children summer camps to raise the awareness about safer use of the internet and the potential dangers that lurk in cyberspace. Through June and July 10 summer camps were visited where more than 700 youngsters have participated in entertaining and educational events called „Safe on the Internet during summer time!“…


Added by Osvaldas Rimkus on August 3, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments

CAPS 2015: collective awareness platforms and social innovation

On 7-8th July Brussels hosted the annual event on collective awareness raising platforms – CAPS 2015. The conference brought together existing CAPS projects and potential applicants to network and better understand the CAPS concept and social innovation in general.

Networked social responsibility…


Added by Gabriela Ruseva on August 2, 2015 at 16:30 — No Comments

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