Peter Palvolgyi's Blog – April 2012 Archive (2)

Seniors in Action in Hungary

Senior citizens were in the focus in Röszke Telecentre (population: 3296 people). Local residents over the age of 50 were invited to the telecentre to take basic computer course. Nearly 20 people participated on the training learning about the most popular internet applications such as Skype, Facebook and Gmail.

But the Telecentre has greater ambitions: its goal is to better engage senior citizens in the life of the community, to active and mobilize them for achieving common community…

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Added by Peter Palvolgyi on April 30, 2012 at 12:26 — No Comments

Telecentres in the Centre of Attention in Hungary

Get Online Week campaign was used for raising the visibility of telecentres. We wanted to put “Telecentres in the Centre of Attention”, as the campaign’s subtitle said in Hungarian language.

Telecentres in Hungary face serious problems of sustainability as they do not have regular funding from the government. About half of the telecentres are operated by NGOs that makes their operation more flexible, but they are more affected by the economic crisis and the lack of…

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Added by Peter Palvolgyi on April 30, 2012 at 10:53 — No Comments

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