Telecentre Europe Newsletter February 2017

Telecentre Europe Newsletter February 2017

In our first newsletter for 2017 we make an overview of the first two months of the new year (so much happening already!) and the upcoming events in March. In this issue: What’s on @ Telecentre Europe Getting ready for #TEGA17 Digital media literacy workshop What to look for in #gow17 Policy and Advocacy news......
News from the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

News from the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was launched on December 1st, and Telecentre Europe, part of the Secretariat running the coalition, is focused on supporting and forming National Coalitions. There are many ongoing developments, so how can you follow them? Follow the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition on Twitter and Facebook. The former eSkills EU......
Smart Women kicks off in Malta

Smart Women kicks off in Malta

A new Erasmus+ KA2 project, called “Smart Women” kicked off in Malta at the offices of the Maltese Communications Authority. The project involves Telecentre Europe and six of its members: ‘Langas I Ateiti’ from Lithuania, LIKTA from Latvia, EOS from Romania, Dedalo Foundation for the Development of the Information Society from Spain, MCA from Malta, and......
Future of DigComp (TE’s position paper)

Future of DigComp (TE’s position paper)

After the DigComp workshop, we promised to publish a position paper on our vision about the future of the European Digital Competence Framework (DigComp). So, here it comes at a time when the European Commission is developing an Action Plan for the implementation of DigComp 2.0. We know what such Action Plan should include and how to implement it!......
Study on the Impact of the Internet and Social Media on Youth Participation

Study on the Impact of the Internet and Social Media on Youth Participation

Telecentre Europe and Open Evidence, are conducting the Study on the Impact of the Internet and Social Media on Youth Participation and Youth Work assigned by the European Commission Education. We want to examine how Internet and social media influence young people’s political participation and active citizenship, as well as how those working with them (e.g. youth workers) can......
CodeMob Validation Workshop

CodeMob Validation Workshop

We cordially invite you to our international validation workshop on 10th March 2017 from 09:30-14:00h, at De Markten, Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains 5 / Oude Graanmarkt 5 Brussels, Belgium. Organised by the CODEMOB project, the event will start with a presentation of a training curriculum on basic coding and the effective use of mobile devices......
EC visits telecentres in Brussels

EC visits telecentres in Brussels

On 6th February 2017, Rodrigo Ballester, member of the Cabinet of Commissioner for Education & Culture Tibor Navracsics, visited Interface3 and MAKS vzw – two Telecentre Europe member organisations in Brussels. The purpose of the visit was to experience first-hand what telecentres do, what kind of trainings and services they offer to empower people in......
Join Youth e-Perspectives on Migration Workshop!

Join Youth e-Perspectives on Migration Workshop!

Our dear project Youth e-Pespectives on Migration is soon coming to an end. But we believe that it is just the beginning! And we would like to start by sharing our methodology with you – a methodology to teach media literacy to young people combining Digital Journalism, Digital Photography and Digital Storytelling plus how to use Online......
#BRIGHTSproject has started!

#BRIGHTSproject has started!

On the 19th-20th of January we kicked-off in Brussels a new project called BRIGHTS “Boosting Global Citizenship Education using digital storytelling” aimed to foster social cohesion and promote intercultural dialogue and democratic values in Europe. This is in response to the social division, increased migration flows and acts of radical violence lurking into European society.......
EC workshop on Technology and Refugee Integration

EC workshop on Technology and Refugee Integration

Last December 13th, Telecentre Europe took part in an expert workshop on the effective use of technology to support refugees’ integration organised by the European Commission’s Policy Lab team in Brussels . The workshop brought together stakeholders from different backgrounds: EU policy makers & scientists, governments and employment services, NGOs working with refugees, representatives of the......