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Video: “What most schools don’t teach”

This video was made by code.org, a campaign in the US that wants to encourage youngsters to take up lessons in programming. Very inspiring and can be used during the GOW2013 campaign to encourage young people to take up a career in computing! Starring Bill Gates (Microsoft), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Jack Dorsey (Twitter), but also female […]

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“Web Marathon” & visit of the Prime Minister at the #GOW2013 warm-up in Belgium

On International’s Women’s Day, March 8th, our Belgian partner Interface3 organized a Web Marathon as a warm-up event for the European Get Online Week campaign 2013. The event  receive wide national media attention due to the presence of the Belgian Prime Minister, Elio Di Rupo, State Secretary for Social Integration, Maggie De Block and Emir Kir, Mayor of […]

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GOW2013 partner for Belgium: Interface3

Already a partner for GOW2012 &  GOW2011, Interface3 is again the Belgian national partner for Get Online Week 2013. As a warm-up event for GOW2013, Interface3 will organize a ‘Webmarathon’ on International’s Women’s Day March 8th. a ‘Webmarathon’. The event is expected to receive wide national media attention due to the visit of the Belgian Prime Minister and […]

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Young Volunteers in Russia Teach Digital Skills to Their Families and Neighbors

As a preparation for Get Online Week 2013, which this year focuses on youth, former Tvoy Kurs responsible Ekaterina Fedotova has published a series of stories of the Teach Your Family campaign (2012) that illustrate how Russian youngsters between 12-17 have been empowered by providing digital literacy courses for those with little access to ICT […]

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GOW2013 launched at the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs Conference in Brussels

The Pan-European Get Online Week 2013 campaign (18-24 March) was launched by Telecentre-Europe’s co-founder Ian Clifford during the plenary session on awareness raising at the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs Conference in Brussels on March 5th. Telecentre-Europe opened the session with Ian Clifford interrogating the public: “If my daughter says she wants to become a […]

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GOW2013 to be launched at the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs on March 5th!

This year, the annual digital empowering campaign Get Online Week organized by Telecentre-Europe will be launched on March 5th, during the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs Conference (4-5 March, Brussels, Belgium). Telecentre-Europe will present and officially open the campaign during the plenary session on “Raising Awareness” at Day 2 of the Conference (March 5th, at 12h10 CET). After, […]

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GOW2013 partner for the Netherlands: ECP Foundation

Already a partner for GOW2012 and GOW2011, ECP-EPN Foundation is again the Dutch national partner for Get Online Week 2013. In the Netherlands, ECP is the public agency that aims for internet inclusion. Local partnership The foundation will involve 50 ICT learning centres in NGOs, libraries, private organizations and Computer Clubs. Partnerships were made with Senior Web, Libraries, […]

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GOW2013 partner for France: Association Créatif

Already a partner for GOW2012 & GOW2011, Association Créatif is again the French national partner for Get Online Week 2013. Local partnership Get Online Week 2013 will take place during to the national event Fête de l’Internet, which takes place from 18th to the 30th March. It is a multi-partner initiative of the Delegation for Internet Usage and Internet Cities Association, in […]

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Press Release: JOINING FORCES TO EMPOWER A DIGITAL EUROPE

Brussels, BELGIUM | 26 FEBRUARY 2013 Today, youth unemployment in the EU27 is higher than 20%. While demand for employees with ICT skills is growing by around 3% a year, pessimistic projections warn that if nothing is done to resolve the mismatch between current skills and needs of the labour market, up to 800.000 (1) […]

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