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How to connect sport, health, tourism and youth using ICT tools?

Our " O-IKT (Sport – Health – Tourism – Youth), ROHU161" project was very interesting and special. It moved on a wide scale. In addition to the orienteering run and a healthy life, it also aims to promote cultural values. Particular emphasis is placed on involving and training young people.

The project is winner of the #ROHUcreativetogether contest, in…

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Added by Ildiko Farkas on February 22, 2021 at 17:30 — No Comments

Participate in the STEAMonEdu Photo Contest

  • Have you done a STE(A)M educational activity in your classroom, and do you have some pictures that show how interesting and exciting it was?
  • Participate in the STEAMonEdu photo contest! A picture is worth a thousand words. Help us to inspire other STE(A)M educators!

Contest rules and…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on February 3, 2021 at 11:30 — No Comments

Do individual learning paths and involvement of seniors' network help the elderly to gain digital skills?

This is the second blog when our ICTSkills4All project partners discuss their experience and suggestions how to improve the digital skills training for the elderly. 

The conversation continues with Madara Irbe from Riga Active Seniors Alliance (RASA),…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on February 1, 2021 at 21:30 — No Comments

“I’d rather stay in my comfort zone than be confronted with failure”

Learning ICT skills in this particular moment, when the classic in-class learning model has been canceled due to the pandemic, is even more difficult for older adults in Latvia and elsewhere in the world where the level of ICT skills is very low or non-existing at all in the target groups.

Our…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on January 27, 2021 at 23:30 — No Comments

Training in digital skills for seniors in the UK

Our ICTSkills4All project partner Cybermoor (UK) shares their experience of running training courses for the elderly during the pandemic:

We started the ICT Skills4All project in 2018, the world was a very different place – we could not imagine that face to face learning would be so risky for…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on January 20, 2021 at 10:30 — No Comments

ICTSkills4All trainee from Poland shares her experience

Jadwiga from the city of Lodz, Poland, made the first steps in using smartphone and gained some basic skills how to operate computer and internet as part of the ICTSKills4All project raining.

ICTSkills4All is an Erasmus+ Project that aims to…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on January 6, 2021 at 19:30 — No Comments

FOUR ongoing European projects empowering elderly people with digital skills



In the previous blogpost we showed five European projects that aim to support elderly people in using digital tools.

Below we…

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Added by Emanuela Marotta on December 22, 2020 at 18:00 — No Comments

Have your say on the Competence Framework for STE(A)M Educators!

The Erasmus+ project  STEAMonEdu – “Competence development of STE(A)M educators through online tools and communities” aims to increase the adoption and impact of STE(A)M education by investing in the professional development of educators and in…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on December 14, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments

FIVE European projects that boost the digital skills of elderly people

There are a few projects addressing digital skills of older adults, and we can learn from their findings, use the best approaches and the tools that have been already developed, thus combining our strengths and expertise to achieve better results.

We'll start with the two of…

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Added by Emanuela Marotta on December 8, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments

Computer Skills Among the Community- Dwelling 55+ European Population

Older adults are facing an increasingly technological society which can make them feel excluded. This work aims to evaluate computer skills of Europeans within the age group of 55+, using data from the SHARE project. Computer skills were assessed based on the answers to the question “How would you rate your computer skills?” Globally, an average of 28% of participants showed good computer skills, 36.1% demonstrated basic computer skills, and 35.9% had no computer skills…

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Added by Emanuela Marotta on November 24, 2020 at 17:17 — No Comments

DocEnhance: Good practice recommendations for transferable skills training

The DocEnhance project aims to enhance transferable skills intelligence and integration into existing PhD programmes by

  1. developing an employment and innovation-oriented curriculum for PhD programmes,
  2. facilitating business-education partnerships
  3. tracking PhD graduate career paths.

The major outputs of the project are a recommended…

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Added by VICTORIA SANZ on November 19, 2020 at 12:14 — No Comments

Participation of the Cyprus National Cyber Security Team at the ENISA HackFest 2020

Participation of the Cyprus National Cyber Security Team at the ENISA HackFest 2020

The Cyprus Computer Society announces the participation of the Cyprus National Cyber Security Team at the online training event 'ENISA Hackfest 2020'.

As it was already announced due to the unforeseen circumstances the European Cyber Security Challenge for 2020 was cancelled. As a result, this year the European National Teams will not have the opportunity to meet in…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on November 11, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments

Working with the elderly in Covid times - the Uporto Sessions Experience

Throughout the last months, ICTskills4All has faced major challenges to conduct project activities without exposing the elderly to risks. Portugal officially started social isolation in mid-March 2020. The scheduled face-to-face sessions were thus postponed to July, when the health authorities were ab le to cointain the threat and authorized the reopening.

Nevertheless, the new preventive measures  demanded social distance, and this gave a clear demonstration of…

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Added by Emanuela Marotta on November 10, 2020 at 15:45 — No Comments

And the winners of ALL DIGITAL Awards 2020 are ...

On 7 October 2020,  at the ALL DIGITAL Summit, we announced the winners of the annual ALL DIGITAL Awards. The Ceremony, as the whole event, was organised online and was hosted by a journalist and a documentary producer Andrea…

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Added by Ekaterina Clifford on November 9, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments

Handbook on Educational Robotics for the e-Media project is available in 5 languages!

The eMedia: Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship for All project aims to promote education for all by producing educational guidelines related to digital practices which consists of three handbooks. These handbooks support possibilities for a new and innovative way of teaching different subjects at school. They address educators who are interested in developing their digital competence and improving…

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Added by VICTORIA SANZ on November 5, 2020 at 12:24 — No Comments

BEBRAS Cyprus Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students

The Cyprus Computer Society and the IT Teacher Association announce the 1st Pancyprian Informatics Competition BEBRAS for Primary School Students and the 11th Pancyprian Informatics Competition BEBRAS for Gymnasium Students.

All information related to the competition are available on the BEBRAS Cyprus website: http://bebras.org.cy/en…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on November 2, 2020 at 10:36 — No Comments

Lightsense Project - 1st Living Lab

The 1st online LightSense Living Lab was held on Wednesday, October 21, as part of the project "Intelligent light detection for next-generation smart networks" (LightSense)

The aim of the project is the holistic response to the energy and security needs of the energy distribution networks in Cyprus, in terms of timely error prevention and interference detection.

The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus, through the Research…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on November 1, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments

Working with the elderly in COVID times: the Sessions Experience

In the context of the ICTskills4All project, whilst maintaining the primary objective of avoiding exposure for elderly people, the Centre for Intergenerational Integration Hipokamp was able to conduct structured sessions in Poland, based on “New future and reality”. To ensure a safe environment, small working groups were created, with less…

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Added by Tiziana Parretti on October 26, 2020 at 15:30 — No Comments

COST Action 18115 - Tribes

An online meeting took place on 15 October for the COST Action 18115 - Tribes

Tribes COST Action is funded by COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology  and aims at advancing collaboration between stakeholders to evolve and improve scientific measures…

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Added by Toumazis Toumazi on October 25, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments

How are world-changing start-up ideas born?

Generating an idea, thinking over its implementation, and starting to resolve societal problems. This is what the hackathon format was used for more than 20 years ago in the IT world. Today, it is used as a means to quickly generate new solutions for resolving a variety of problems – and the best examples become multi-million euro start-up companies. The hackathon series initiated by the project Connected Lithuania - Society-changing…

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Added by Simona on October 15, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

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