Unite-IT Manager's Blog – June 2009 Archive (3)

European Telecentre Resource Bank

Dear Telecentre-Europe member,

We are pleased to announce an exciting new project that will bring a range of benefits for telecentres and staff. We are creating a European Telecentre Resource Bank that will collect best practices, guides, tools and any other resources that can improve telecentres’ effectiveness and efficiency. The resources will be divided into five themes:

1. Employability – for example, a telecentre trainers guide to online job… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on June 25, 2009 at 11:47 — No Comments

Technology alone will not bridge knowledge divides

There is an interesting article about a conference done by Abdul Waheed Khan named: "Technology alone will not bridge knowledge divides" held in Maastricht.

Abdul Waheed Khan is the UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, and in this event celebrated at the begining of this month, he expressed that knowledge societies should not be shaped and driven by technological forces but by societal choices, and told the audience how the educational… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on June 11, 2009 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

Do schools kill creativity? A good question...

Ken Robinson made an interesting conference about creativity and how to face the future.

In Telecentre's dynamics we often try to create thinks for "tomorrow", for the coming years, looking for tools that we may will be needing in a short term period and the impact those can generate.

Regarding it, the reflexion Ken Robinson provides in this video is an approach that can give us the right attitud to think about the future.

Please, visit the video link… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on June 2, 2009 at 12:00 — No Comments

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