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Get Online Week 2013 helps thousands of Europeans to overcome the e-skills gap

Get Online Week 2013 helps thousands of Europeans to overcome the e-skills gap

Nearly half of the European labour force (47%) [1] is not confident their computer and internet skills are sufficient in today’s labour market, while the demand for employees with ICT skills is growing considerably, by around 3% a year [2]. By 2015, 900.000 ICT job vacancies are forecasted to remain unfilled [3]. The Europe-wide Get......
Get Online Week 2013 – initial results

Get Online Week 2013 – initial results

Thousands of Europeans were digitally empowered during the Get Online Week campaign of Telecentre-Europe. Between 18 and 24 March 2013, more than 10.000 ICT learning centres, libraries & schools in 26 countries supported over 100.000 people in their online journeys. Telecentre-Europe is very pleased with the massive effort done by its partners during Get Online......
Get Online Week 2013 has started!

Get Online Week 2013 has started!

On March 18th at 00:00 CET the Get Online Week 2013 (#GOW2013) campaign counter was set to zero. In a joined effort to empower people to use technology to find a job or get more out of life, thousands of Europeans will be reached during the Pan-European campaign that will end on March 24th, at......
Voting for the WSIS Project Prizes 2013 now open

Voting for the WSIS Project Prizes 2013 now open

It’s time to show your support once again for the outstanding players in the telecentre movement. Several telecentre projects have been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society Project Prizes 2013–including Telecentre.org Foundation’s own Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign – and they need your votes to win! » To vote for the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign......
International Girls in ICT Day will take place on April 25

International Girls in ICT Day will take place on April 25

Next April 25th the International Girls in ICT Day will be celebrated. The initiative is backed by ITU Member States and wants to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of ICTs. Each year, on the 4th Thursday in April, the International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated. During this......
Over 500.000 women trained through TCF's Telecentre Women program

Over 500.000 women trained through TCF’s Telecentre Women program

A total of 567.411 women have been trained through the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign as of end of December 2012.  The milestone marks the halfway point for the campaign, which is organized by Telecentre.org Foundation and the International Telecommunication Union, and aims to provide 1 million women with digital literacy training. » Read more at our community site  ...
Intel® Learn program creates positive impact on girls

Intel® Learn program creates positive impact on girls

The Intel® Learn digital literacy program is an education initiative that provides technology education to youth around the world, equipping learners with skills in digital literacy, collaboration, creativity, and critical problem solving. A study of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) reveals that the program has created positive impact on female learners. » Read more at our community......
Telecentre-Europe’s Summit 2012

Telecentre-Europe’s Summit 2012

Under the title Jobs for Youth and Ageing Online, network leaders representing more then 25.000 telecentres gathered at Mercure Grand Hotel in Warsaw for the fifth Telecentre-Europe Summit that took place during 17-18 October 2012 and was co-hosted by the Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI). The Summit was opened by a video message from Commissioner László Andor, responsible for Employment, Social Affairs......
ICT for women empowerment in Serbia

ICT for women empowerment in Serbia

In the last couple of years, the International Aid Network (IAN) has directed the greatest part of their efforts towards empowering women. In this endeavor, the organization has been supported by different donors including Microsoft, UNESCO and the International Women’s Club. The women beneficiaries often suffer from multiple vulnerabilities, however one thing that they all have in common......
Computer courses for inmates of women prisons in Serbia

Computer courses for inmates of women prisons in Serbia

Since November 2011, International Aid Network (IAN) has been conducting computer courses for inmates in the women’s prison of Serbia, in Pozarevac. Programs that prepare inmates for the release from prison and for their post-penal adjustment and rehabilitation are important for their successful reconciliation. Often they do not receive any assistance from the state regarding......