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Young Europeans rock the European GOW 2015

The week-long Telecentre Europe’s flagship initiative European Get Online Week 2015 came to an end. National partners of the campaign generated ample participation in activities primarily targeting young and unemployed people, but also other audiences (e.g. immigrants, elderly, disabled, etc.). European GOW 2015 was organised on March 23-29 as part of eSkills for Jobs to […]

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In the first campaign days GOW 2015 focuses on young people

Just three days into the annual European GOW 2015 and we are counting thousands of digital empowerment and inclusion events across 30 countries. What has been going on so far? Here is a quick update on some of our national partners and their organised campaign activities. Romania In Romania 166 organisations have joined the campaign […]

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Getting Europe online, the digital empowerment campaign

This week, from March 23rd to 29th Telecentre Europe organises, together with partnering organisations, the 6th edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW). In 2015 the Campaign will see the involvement of 25 countries and directly target more than 50,000 Europeans.  Can we teach digital competence? At Telecentre Europe we believe we can. A variety of non-formal education providers such as […]

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Get Online Week 2015: Digital Skills for inclusion and jobs all over Europe

Contrary to what many people may believe, not every European is digital yet. But we’re getting there. Thousands of non-formal education providers such as telecentres, non-profits and libraries are already busy bridging the gap. They work throughout the year to get people online, improve their digital skills and provide pathways to civil participation and employment. […]

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22 Partners and Counting: A Glimpse into GOW15 Activities

The European Get Online Week organized by Telecentre Europe and planned on 23-29th March 2015 looks promising: 22 national partners have already registered, covering at least 21 countries in Europe, but registration is still open and we expect more partners to join soon. Students and unemployed will be the first target groups of the next […]

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Getting ready for European GOW 2015

Not every European is digital just yet. But we’re getting there. Thousands of community telecentres get people online and on jobs across Europe. We celebrate their work in the last week of March every year, by organizing European Get Online Week – to empower a digital Europe. On 23-29 March 2015, Europe is invited to […]

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Bridging e-skills and digital jobs in the annual GOW 2014 campaign

The 5th annual European Get Online Week (GOW) organized by Telecentre Europe took place in 25 countries on 24-30 March this year. Apart from its main mission to encourage people to gain basic knowledge about the Internet, the focus of this year’s GOW was to raise the awareness amongst the young and unemployed on the […]

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GOW14 in full swing: 40,000 Europeans reached so far!

    Telecentre Europe, the organiser of the Get Online Week 2014 collected preliminary results (available at 26 March) of the activities from our Campaign national partners:   – Organisations in 25 European countries are involved in activities related to GOW. – GOW14 crossed the European borders, expanding to Africa and the Middle East (see […]

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Vice-President Neelie Kroes says digital literacy and e-skills are the new literacy

In a video address made yesterday, Vice President of the European Commission Ms. Neelie Kroes introduced this year’s Get Online Week and underlined the importance of e-skills for our young people – to get them into practical training that will bring them concrete work opportunities. In addition, Ms. Kroes still dreams of every European digital. That […]

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