September 2012 Blogposts (23)

Telecentre-Europe Newsletter September 2012

In this issue:

News from Telecentre-Europe (TE):


Last minute registrations for TE's Summit 17-18 October, Warsaw - TE Awards 2012 - TE Board elections - TE's new member organization in Poland - TE community's Featured Member Contest - TE…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 26, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Telecentre-Europe AISBL's General Assembly elects new Managing Board on October 16 in Warsaw

On October 16, preceding Telecentre-Europe's Summit in Warsaw, Telecentre-Europe AISBL's annual General Assembly will be held. This year, a new Managing Board will be elected.

During a nomination…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 24, 2012 at 21:00 — No Comments

Socially savvy geeks entail great benefit for the social sector

In his recent post at the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Daniel Ben-Horin, co-CEO at TechSoup Global, looks back at his experience at Campus Party Europe (Berlin, August 2012) where he met with several young developers from what he calls…

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Added by Lize De Clercq on September 24, 2012 at 18:30 — 2 Comments

News from the Chair

Dear community members,

As our 5th Summit draws closer, and with it the election for a new Telecentre Europe Board, I'd like to just post a quick message about…

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Added by Ian Clifford on September 24, 2012 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

Philippine telecentre wins “Train the Most Women” contest & receives 15.000 Swiss Francs worth of ICT equipment

Malvar Community eCenter (CeC), a telecentre based in Batangas, Philippines, has been declared the winner of the “Train the Most Women” contest organized by …

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 23, 2012 at 18:30 — 3 Comments

Upcoming: free webinars in English & Spanish on effective e-commerce tools for SMEs

Wednesday September 26 at 22h (in Spanish) & Thursday September 27 at 11h (…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 23, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Join Telecentre.org Foundation at SOCAP12 for 30% Off

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) has partnered with SOCAP12: Making Meaning Matter that will be held in San Francisco, October 1-4, 2012.

More than 1,000 pioneering individuals -impact…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 23, 2012 at 0:00 — No Comments

"Bibliomist" helps families to connect by Skype at libraries in Ukraine

In Ukraine, many citizens work abroad, both legally and illegally, to help their families survive financially. While remittances from abroad help families, there are many Ukrainian children who haven’t seen their mothers for a long time. Bibliomist, a country-wide program that is helping Ukrainian libraries to better serve their communities, has set up a…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on September 22, 2012 at 3:00 — 1 Comment

Microsoft unveils #YouthSpark, an initiative targeting 300 million youth globally

Building on its long history of philanthropic programs that provide support to nonprofits around the world, Microsoft Corporate Citizenship recently unveiled its latest initiative called Youthspark, a company-wide effort designed to create opportunities…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 22, 2012 at 0:30 — No Comments

Become a member of Telecentre-Europe, participate in the Awards competition and win up to 1200EUR!

After a first run in 2011, a new Telecentre-Europe Awards competition (#TEA12) was launched on September 20, 2012. This year, the competition is open only to Telecentre-Europe's official Member Organizations and will be an ideal…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 21, 2012 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

New member of Telecentre-Europe AISBL: Cities On Internet Association (Poland)

The Cities On Internet Association (COI) A nongovernmental organization tasked with bridging the gap between public entities, IT companies and the research community, focused on digital literacy, e-government, e-inclusion, the Information Society and the knowledge-based economy.

In recent yeears COI focuses prominently on the digital literacy…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 19, 2012 at 20:33 — No Comments

Telecentre.org Foundation's "TIS Talks" webinars enter Phase 2 and focus on finding solutions & partners for telecentre networks

TIS Talks, the webinar series on Technology, Innovation, and Sustainability organized by…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 19, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Telecentre.org Foundation's Free Online Twitter Training for Newbies

New to Twitter? Created an account but don't really know where to start? Here’s good news! Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is organizing a free online training session on Wednesday October 3 from 14h-15h30 CEST to help you become part of the world's tweeting community in just 1,5…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 19, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Commission urges Member States to recognise skills gained outside school and university

As part of its strategy for creating jobs and growth, the European Commission has launched an initiative to boost the recognition of skills and competences gained outside school or university.

The Commission's proposal aims to increase job opportunities in particular for the young unemployed and those with few formal qualifications such as older and low-skilled workers. It also…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 12, 2012 at 14:17 — 2 Comments

Join TCF and Hystra in the TIS Talks Webinar on Leveraging ICT for the Base of the Pyramid

Tomorrow Thursday September 13 at 10h00 CEST Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and Hystra, a consulting firm specializing in hybrid (social…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 12, 2012 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

Looking back at the TIS Talks webinar on Social Innovation

On August 16th, Christian Stenta, Communications and Engagement Leader of the The Australian Center for Social Innovation (TACSI) presented webinar 6 of the TIS Talks series organized…

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Added by Lize De Clercq on September 11, 2012 at 23:00 — No Comments

LIKTA organizes "Digital Agenda for Europe Going Local forum” in Riga, Latvia

The international forum Going Local will be held on the 12th of September, 2012 in Riga to discuss the implementation of the „Europe 2020” ICT flagship Digital Agenda for Europe…

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Added by Mara Jakobsone on September 7, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Kick-off meeting of new international "Use IT and enjoy" project

The recently started international project Use IT and Enjoy implemented by Swedish, Danish and Lithuanian partners has come into action. In the very beginning of…

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Added by Karolina Jasvinaite on September 7, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Be part of Telecentre.org Foundation's Anniversary Video!

Telecentre.org Foundation’s 3rd anniversary is still months away but they want you to take part in their first ever anniversary video. That's why they’re inviting members of all TCF's regional community sites to join in the fun and share their thoughts…

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Added by Unite-IT Manager on September 7, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Generation 50+. Convincing them to go digital.

Computers & Internet - how could we ever go without them? The time when work at office involved a lot of paper pushing and running through file cases and drawers, drawing of was done by ruler and pencil, documents were sent via teletype and calculations were made with slide rule.... it all fades from our memory. Actually, chances are many of us never experienced the "old" analogue world in the first place and when we first started working we were already proficient computer…

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Added by Lukasz Nikitin on September 6, 2012 at 9:30 — 3 Comments

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