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“The Cradle of e-Skills” a GOW2013 story from Lithuania

During Get Online Week 2013, Langas i ateiti organized an essay competition. Underneath is the winning article from the authors Vida Krenciuviene & Zita Maciene. “Every library visitor correctly notes that the modern library, with lots of illuminated computer monitors on the tables, is not only the cradle of e-skills but also an irreplaceable human […]

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Social Networks seminar for seniors during GOW2013 in Lithuania

On the 21st of March, a group of the M.Čobotas Third Age University (MČTAU) students-seniors took part in the seminar “What should we know about social networks?”, as one of the many activities of Get Online Week 2013 in Lithuania. It was arranged by Langas į ateitį and the telecommunication company TEO. Seniors in social networks […]

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Get Online Week 2013: initial results

Thousands of Europeans were digitally empowered during the Get Online Week campaign of Telecentre-Europe. Between 18 and 24 March 2013, more than 10.000 ICT learning centres, libraries & schools in 26 countries supported over 100.000 people in their online journeys. Telecentre-Europe is very pleased with the massive effort done by its partners during Get Online […]

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Analysis of the first 50.000 Get Online Week 2013 survey participants

In the early afternoon today, the number of GOW 2013 survey participants reached 50.000 ! A good figure to extract some statistics and tell you more about the #GOW2013 participants and their internet and computer usage habits. Demographics From all participants, 57 % are female, so girls and women seem to be more interested in internet activities […]

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Press Release: MALTA CELEBRATES GET ONLINE WEEK 2013

La Valetta, MALTA | 21 MARCH 2013 The Malta Communications Authority (‘MCA’) and 19 Community Training and Learning Centres (CTLCs) across Malta and Gozo are this week celebrating the Get Online Week 2013 (‘GOW2013’).  The ‘GOW’ is a pan European initiative organised by Telecentre-Europe across 30 countries with the involvement of over 10,000 ICT learning centres (also […]

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GOW2013: Digital inclusion in Macedonia

Today, Open the Windows held a round table on Digital Inclusion in Macedonia at the Porta hotel in Skopje. The round table, organized within the Get Online Week campaign, gathered representatives of the Ministry of Information Society and Administration (MISA), Faculty of Information Science and Computer Engineering, the Metamorphosis Foundation, educational institutions, civil organizations, schools […]

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Calendar of Activities during Get Online Week 2013 in Macedonia

» Several primary schools from Macedonia have partnered with the Get Online Week campaign: Ilinden from Kriva Palanka, Slavko Lumbarkovski from the village of Novaci, Somche Nastevski from the village of Vratnica, Vasil Glavinov from Veles, J.H. Pestalozzi from Skopje and others hold and will hold workshops on Internet safety every day from Monday to […]

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Press Release: ALL EUROPEANS MUST BE ON THE WEB

Copenhagen, DENMARK | 20 MARCH 2013 This week more than 200 data lounges, libraries and education associations across the entire country will be ready to do a special effort to bring as many Danes as possible on the digital band wagon. The occasion is the joint European campaign Get Online Week, which takes place from […]

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Press Release: LIBERTY GLOBAL HELPS YOUNG PEOPLE TO MANAGE THEIR DIGITAL IDENTITY

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS | 19 MARCH 2013 Liberty Global, Inc. (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), the leading international cable company, has joined forces with Microsoft and Accenture to support Get Online Week (GOW2013) and empower young people to develop a secure and responsible digital identity. This year’s Get Online Week, an annual campaign organized […]

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