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September 2010 Also This Month
The Knowledge Centre helping telecentres to make impact visible to everyone Nominet Trust are appealing for help to create an online searchable knowledge centre for people planning projects to tackle digital exclusion, improve online safety, and develop and apply innovative ways of using the internet. We are calling this the Nominet Trust Knowledge Centre, which, through the sharing of ideas and experience, will help improve future project planning and enable resources to be used more effectively both within the UK and beyond. Please find more details HERE .
My big idea for the Digital Agenda What is your big idea for the Digital Agenda, Europe's new strategy for digital economy? What can you do to make a part of the Digital Agenda happen? The new strategy was published in May and it is now time to discuss how to put it into practice. The overall aim of the Digital Agenda is to deliver sustainable economic and social
Latest updates on the TelecentreEurope Summit 2010 the event will be organized unde the patronage of Neelie Kroes, VicePresident of the European Commission, responsible for the Digital Agenda confirmed participants from 25 countries latest agenda available HERE back to top
Compete and win 5,000 Euros in the Skills for Employability Awards Apply before September 30th, 2010 for the for the European Skills for Employability Awards! Have you created or implemented an initiative that has used ICT training or digital technology skills development to raise employment prospects and improve digital and social inclusion? If so, you should enter the European Skills for Employability Awards. Your initiative could be recognized as one of the best skills for employability projects across Europe and showcased to the rest of the EU as an
Telecentre-Europe Newsletter benefits from a digital single market based on fast and ultra fast internet and interoperable applications. The 101 actions announced in the Digital Agenda are not just a "to do" list for the European Commission, it is a call to everyone to join in! Join the debate together with Vice-President Neelie Kroes on how to make the Digital Agenda a reality. Send your idea through the online form by Friday, 24 September 2010
example of best practice. Additionally, by reaching this stage you could go onto win one of 3 individual category awards that will be presented at the European Employment Forum in Brussels on 24-25 November 2010. More details back to top
Telecentre-Europe's active participation at ECEI 2010 Please watch the updated version of The 292 million video
Gabi Barna and Ian Clifford attended this week the European Congress on E-Inclusion 2010 on behalf of Telecentre-Europe.
ECEI10 is an official conference organised by the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, taking place on 20th and 21st September at the Flemish Parliament in Brussels.
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Hosted by the Flemish Community in association with Civic Agenda, the conference is a follow up to the inaugural European Congress on E-Inclusion (ECEI09), Technology and Beyond in Public Libraries, which took place in October 2009. More details
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Cloud computing - Enabling European economic recovery We have entered a new era in computing, one in which software running on users' own PCs and IT systems increasingly is complemented by applications and services accessed over the Internet from remote data centres. The advent of cloud computing promises to deliver new efficiencies and to stimulate new innovation.
Microsoft explains why is cloud computing good for European NGOs, SMEs, and SMEs. Please find HERE more information. back to top
ThinkQuest international competition The ThinkQuest International Competition challenges students to solve a real-world problem by applying their critical thinking, communication, and technology skills. Participants may enroll in the following competition events: ThinkQuest Projects Digital Media Application Development
Calendar: Competition Opens: August 25, 2010 Entry Submission Deadline: April 27, 2011
Winners Announcement: Scheduled for June 22, 2011 More details back to top