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GOW17 Report is out!

This year, 2,849 organisations in 25 countries engaged over 92,460 participants in 3,506 events and reached millions. Since its first edition in 2010, GOW has always been a truly multi-stakeholder campaign bringing together formal and informal training providers, local and national authorities, other public institutions, IT and other industries in a joint effort to show […]

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GOW17 Results: 3,500 events for 92,000 people in 2,850 centres

The eighth edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW) to digitally empower people was celebrated on 27 March -2 April, 2017. It was held under the patronage of Mr Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and supported by Liberty Global, Cisco, Certiport, and Mozilla Foundation. The GOW17 campaign challenged Europeans to learn, […]

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Let’s Get Online – for Work, for Leisure, for Life!

From learning how to spot ‘fake news’ and robotics for beginners to ‘cybersecurity’ and ‘digital skills galaxies’, national partners were involved in 27countries for Get Online Week 2017. The partners ran a variety of workshops, seminars, training sessions and events with thousands of Europeans. The campaign brought together commercial partners, NGOs and Government organisations in […]

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GOW17 Alliance: international partnership supports digital skills, empowering all

 On 27 March – 2 April, 2017, 27 national organisations with their 5,000 partners will run thousands of events and activities to bring 73,000 Europeans online and to enhance their digital skills during the eighth Get Online Week (#GOW17).   Since its first edition in 2010, GOW has always been a truly multi-stakeholder campaign bringing […]

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GOW17: One campaign with many dimensions

It is perhaps easy in 2017 to forget that digital empowerment is still vital for society, but 24 National Partners, who have been with us for many previous Get Online Week (GOW) editions, have joined forces again to lead the GOW campaigns in their countries. Together with their 4,000 partner organizations, including public authorities, IT-companies, […]

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GOW 2017 tackles digital transformation for citizens

In 2017, Get Online Week takes place during 27 March – 2 April and challenges Europeans to learn, participate, share and create through thousands of events and activities tackling the digital transformation and its effects. People and skills, not technology, are the most important pieces in the digital transformation puzzle. The digital disrupt produces anxiety, uncertainty and […]

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GOW 2016 report is out! Over 12,000 unemployed and 79,000 young people involved

This year Telecentre Europe’s flagship campaign Get Online Week reached 122,000 Europeans across 27 countries. From all those involved in campaign activities, around 79,000 were young people and 12,000 were unemployed. A record number of 29 campaign partners organised more than 5,100 various activities and promoted the campaign in their countries. Have a look at the final report online: Click here to download the PDF report! Click here to view […]

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Get Online Week: A concept to be adapted in the U.S.

Just a few days after the seventh edition of the European Get Online Week, the campaign has been featured by an independent research and policy institution Brookings from the U.S. In his article Stuart N. Brotman argues that the U.S. should follow Europe’s lead to create their American Get Online Week. A piece titled Why the U.S. needs its […]

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European Get Online Week 2016: being confident, being digital

The seventh edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW) to digitally empower and employ people was celebrated on 14-20 March this year. With a record number of 29 campaign partners involved in 27 countries, the campaign proved again the necessity to raise awareness about ICT competence and the importance to see every European digitally […]

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Everyone’s online: A preview of Get Online Week 2016!

Get Online Week 2016 is in action: with a record number of countries and partners being involved thousands of events on digital skills, inclusion and jobs are taking place across Europe. As the Netherlands Digital Champion Tineke Netelenbos put it today, “…the Get Online Week is an excellent moment in Europe to collectively pay attention to enhancing eSkills”. […]

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