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Get Online Week 2012 in Hungary

The Get Online Week 2012 (“Netezz nk a h ten ” in    ungarian language) campaign gave a uni ue opportunity for Hungarian telecentres to demonstrate their impact, daily work and the role they play in improving digital literacy and strengthening e-skills at local level. Telecentre-Europe’s local partner for coordinating Get Online Week 2012 activ ities in Hungary has been DemNet Foundation.

During the campaign week, most telecentres offered introductory training courses and provided advisory services to members of local communities. In addition, services of the Government public administration’s internet portal (www.magyarorszag.hu) was also introduced, where – through personal gateways – a number of administrative issues can be initiated or fully conducted.

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Get Online Week 2012 in Latvia

European Get Online Week 2012 in Latvia was organized and coordinated by the Latvian Information and communication Technology Association (LIKTA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development. An impressive number of 890 special events were organized in the frame of Get Online Week in Latvia, reaching more than 36.000 people (also the highest national counter engagement, with over 17.000 people).

The first ICT Career Day was organized in Latvia during the Get online week. 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 attended the event, giving the students an opportunity to follow professionals like programmers, software testers, customer support specialists and high level managers. The seminars to learn more about ICT career opportunities were offered to more than 230 students and teachers.

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GOW2012 video from Latvia: ICT Career Day at the Geospatial Information Agency

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:

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GOW2012 video from Latvia: Get Online Week 2012 at Kabile Primary School

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:

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Get Online Week 2012 in Lithuania

The Association Langas I Ateiti was again the Lithuanian national partner for Get Online Week 2012. This year, many Lithuanians showed their intention of being a member of the information society by registering at the Get Online Week 2012 counter. Lithuania is proud of reaching 14.463 people during the week.

Throughout the many activities organized in the week, an online lesson/webinar for school youngsters “The future is yours “ hit the record – 5000 students registered and participated online. “Congratulations! Online lesson broadened my horizons. In 5 years I would like to be one of the IT guys.” – said Domantas, a high school student.

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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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