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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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GOW 2014 Media Release

Brussels, Belgium From March 24th to 30th 2014 Telecentre Europe organises its 5th annual edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW) a campaign aiming to raise awareness amongst the young and unemployed on the e-skills needed for the 21st century workplace. Are young people really ICT savy?  Although 89% of 16-24 year olds in the European Union are digital natives, many young people are […]

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e-Skills for Jobs 2014: major new campaign launches

Brussels, 17 February 2014. The European Commission has launched today its e-Skills for Jobs 2014 campaign. The campaign is a response to the growing demand for ICT-skilled professionals which is currently not met, despite high level of unemployment in Europe. It aims to raise awareness of the need for citizens to improve their command of information and […]

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GOW 2014 to focus on skills and employment

Get online week 2014 is a digital empowerment campaign by telecentres to boost employment, eSkills training, certification, and digital jobs in communities across Europe. It will bring together telecentres – libraries, NGOs and educational centres – in 30 countries to support thousands of people to get ICT training, certification and / or access jobs.  The […]

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The Get Online Week 2013 report is here!

As many of you already know, the focus of the Get Online Week (GOW) in 2013 ( March 18-24th) was on youth. During the GOW 2013, our active network of national Get Online Week campaign partners joined efforts with ICT companies and public authorities and organised a range of activities in both urban and rural areas to empower young people […]

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