During the month of April, Telecentre-Europe launched a contest among the national partners of Get Online Week 2012 for the best report of the organized activities. PH International of Russia came out as the absolute winner and wins the award of 2000€, followed by the partners in Latvia & Lithuania on equal footing and by another ex aequo of Germany & Moldova. Congratulations to the winner, and to all the national partners that submitted reports!
Participants could win numerous points by entering different elements (a general report, success stories, photos, videos and a media coverage report). View the report of the jury and the complete list of detailed scores per country. In total, 21 countries participated in the competition. It revealed that lots of smart, original and engaging activities were organized during Get Online Week 2012, for different target groups and around the themes of intergenerational learning, youth employability, active aging, civic participation, social engagement and women in ICT.
Examples of some of those eye-catching activities were:
the training of the cafetaria staff at the Agricultural University of Volgograd in Russia; the “Generation Dialogue” at the Library of Pietrari in Romania; the educational seminar about robotics for high school students at the Computer Users Academy of Vilnius in Lithuania; the project with Android Tablet PCs for senior citizens at a senior residence in Bremen, Germany; the ICT career day for 9 to 12 grade students to discover professions of the ICT industry in Latvia; the “Around the world in 80 minutes” quiz at the public Library in Susz, Poland; the photo, video & powerpoint contest in Moldova; the “European Internet Hunt” in the UK, the participation of the Embroidery Guild, connecting sewing with digital technique at the Library of Katrineholm in Sweden; the free ECDL testing for acquiring a European Computer Driving License in Serbia and many, many more…