During the Get Online Week 2012 in Latvia, an ICT Career Day was organized. The aim of the event was to provide 9 to 12 grade students an opportunity to discover the secrets of the professions of the ICT industry. Information and communication technology oriented companies and organizations gave the students an opportunity to follow professionals like programmers, software testers, customer support specialists and high level managers.
In this video made by one of the students, Anna Kuznecova, she explains through a beautiful collage of commented pictures her ICT Career Day at the Geospatial Information Agency where she was shown how maps are created started from satellite pictures:
During the Get Online Week 2012 in Latvia, different educational event for students and their parents were held at schools. In this animated video presentation made by Eduards Skabis, a good overview is beign shown about the wide variety of activities that were organized by the Zigfrids Anna Meierovics Kabile Primary School in the Kuldiga region of Latvia.
The video shows the survey “How e-skill full are you?” filled among the schoolchildren; the interactive lesson about internet safety, the tasks and winners of the school’s Olympiad in informatics; the seminar by representatives of the SEB bank about “e-skills in the i-bank and somewhere else in the e-environment” for teachers, staff and parents; the competition “Hardware and intelligence” and of the awards ceremony at the closing event:
Get Online Week 2012 in Lithuania was organized by Association Langas I Ateiti (LIA) as a national partner. In this video, LIA’s project coordinator Karolina Jasvinaite presents the european campaign to the senior visitors of the library. It also contains interviews with GOW12 participants Valerija Stankeviciené, Juozas Aukštuolis and Emilija Gruzdiené while registering for the campaign and with the librarian Alma Matuliené about the topics most visitors are looking for at the internet:
In this video filmed during the Get Online Week 2012 in Lithuania, Association Langas I Ateiti (LIA) interviews Mantvydas Vaičiūnas, first year student at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of the University of Vilinius. Mantvydas talks about how his interest in computers was born, about the stereotypes programmers are confronted with, about the continuous need to upgrade your e-skills in today’s society and about the excellent job possibilities for IT specialists:
One of the activities the Association Langas I Ateiti (LIA) promoted during the Get Online Week 2012 in Lithuania was an educational seminar about robotics. The seminar was organized by the Vilnius Computer Users’ Academy, a non-formal education organization where high school students gather during the weekend to study subjects they’re interested in: architecture, robots building, graphic, interior & custom design, etc. The students create animations, program Lego Mind Storm robots and develop websites.
In the video LIA’s director Loreta Krizinauskiene introduces the concept of Get Online Week and
Giedré Petraityté, manager of the Vilnius Computer Users’ Academy explains the values of the organization. LIA’s reporter Karolina Jasvinaite also interviews the lecturer of the seminar, Valerijus Zlosnikas about his motivation to teach as a volunteer. The young students are interviewed too and asked about their internet use and their interest in a future profession in IT, programming or robotics: