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GOW2012 video from Lithuania: Get Online Week 2012 at the library

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:

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GOW2012 video from Lithuania: Interview with young IT student Mantvydas Vaičiūnas

In this video filmed during the Get Online Week 2012 in LithuaniaAssociation 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:

 

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GOW2012 video from Lithuania: Robotics: fantasy or reality?

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:

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Get Online Week 2012 in Macedonia

In Macedonia, the national partner Open the windows (OtW) organized a study visit for primary school students to their telecentre. They had an opportunity to discover the work of the association, and watched Powerpoint presentations from OtW’s beneficiaries. They also talked and associated with their peers with a handicap and gave interviews to a journalist from the student radio on how they use computers and internet.

The conference “For e-Accessible Primary Schools: Assistive Technology in Primary Education in Macedonia” brought together over a hundred representatives of national and local educational institutions, relevant civic organizations, school directors, teachers and parents of students with disabilities. The participants were informed about the campaign and assisted by one of the OtW’s beneficiaries to fill the Get Online Week survey by using assistive technology.

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Get Online Week 2012 in Moldova

The Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centres (AAITCC) was again the national partner for Get Online Week 2012 in Moldova. Seminars and practical workshops are in high demand in the Moldovan rural areas. Being close to beneficiaries and held at a convenient hour, this kind of training is seen as having the biggest impact in Moldova at present.

Traditionally, the community centres hold Open Doors Days on a regular basis. These are a sort of “soulful meetings” with graduates of training courses, as well as new beneficiaries of the telecentres. Community members were invited to a series of exciting activities during the Get online week. For instance, the public library from Crihana Veche, Cahul District has carried out a practical workshop to build capacities to work with the social networks Facebook and Skype.

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Get Online Week 2012 in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, ECP Foundation organized together with 20 partners a number of activities to motivate internet beginners and offliners to get online.

The payoff was “You’re never too old to learn.” This well-known old Dutch proverb could easily be customized in order to activate the target group, for instance to check the weather online, or to make an online payment, or to change a password. Thus the proverb could be transformed into hundreds of variations: You are never too old to Skype with your grandchild, you are never too old to learn how to place your photos online, .. to send an electronic postcard, etc.

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Get Online Week 2012 in Poland

The key message of the Polish edition of the Get Online Week was linked to the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations. The campaign in Poland was focused on solidarity between three generations (children, parents and grandparents) and the role of technology.

The Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI)- national coordinator of the Get Online Week in Poland – invited public libraries, schools, cultural centers, e-centers, local and regional administration to be a part of the campaign. Their task was to organize one or more meetings during the Get Online Week according to the specific scenarios developed by FRSI. The goal of the meetings was to bring together the three generations, and for them to spend some quality time with each other on the Internet.

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