Telecentre Europe Newsletter Dec 2016
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Dear reader,

Before you go on a well-deserved winter break, get a glimpse of our activities in Oct-Dec and events & funding opportunities awaiting in 2017!

In this issue:

What's on @ Telecentre Europe

#TEAC16 report is out!

Read our short but very informative Report from our Annual Conference! Re-live your memories or learn what skills will be needed for future jobs.

Watch the videos from #TEAC16

If you prefer taking a quick glimpse rather than reading the full report, watch the videos from the conference – short & long video with main highlights, plus awards ceremony for ever more inspiration.

Policy & advocacy news

#DSJCoalition launch event

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, one of ten actions of the New Skills Agenda for Europe, was officially launched on 1st Dec 2017 in Brussels. Read our impressions of the event here
e-Skills Manifesto 2016
The e-skills manifesto 2016 has been published. See TE contribution on the Lack of Digital Skills as an universal disadvantage in Chapter 9,
EC Media Literacy Expert Group
Are you interested in media literacy? Then you should know what topics and policy initiatives are on the EC agenda in this field
EC Media Literacy Expert Group
Are you interested in media literacy? Then you should know what topics and policy initiatives are on the EC agenda in this field
EC Media Literacy Expert Group
Are you interested in media literacy? Then you should know what topics and policy initiatives are on the EC agenda in this field

Projects to look out

#Umi_Sci_Ed November focus country: Norway

Interested in how we can use Internet of Things to encourage young people to study STEM and go for an IT career? This was the focus in Norway in November! Check out what happened
#Umi_Sci_Ed events on the agenda

Learn more about the 8th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security and the EDUCON 2016.  
Youth e-Perspectives on Migration

Read here how Telecentre Europe and its members empower young people through digital media to raise awareness and express their thoughts on migration and the refugee crisis in positive narratives.
I-LINC selfie-entrepreneur competition

Would you like to learn more about entrepreneurship, get a chance to win interesting prizes and have fun at the same time? Then read on, register on I-LINC and good luck!
I-LINC webinar on Educating future entrepreneurs

I-LINC recently organized a webinar on Educating Future Entrepreneurs: Challenge-Based Learning in the Classroom. If you missed it, don’t worry, you can listen to it on our Entrepreneurship community page ­& discuss the topic with other participants and listeners.
#Pathways4employ kicked off in Bilbao

We are starting a new exciting project called Pathways4employ! It’s about digital skills, entrepreneurship, DigComp and employment, all at once. Read more on what we are going to do and what we are already doing for entrepreneurs!
#CODEMOB Training of Trainers goes online!

In CODEMOB we created curricula for teaching coding & the effective use of mobile devices in non-formal settings. Our trainers are doing their online training now. Learn more about it and how you can use the curricula.
New project SMART WOMEN
SMART WOMEN is a new one-year project we are starting on 15th Dec 2016 on course on electronic commerce and business tailored to women. Telecentre Europe will partner with its members Fundacion Dedalo, Langas i ateiti, Cyprus Computer Society, EOS, LIKTA and the Malta Communication Authority, leading the project. Stay tuned for more info in early 2017!

Members' activities

RefugeesIn is looking for films
Association Study Center City of Foligno partners in a new project RefugeesIn - Cinema for Refugees Social Inclusion. During the next months, they will collect European movies on migrants & refugees' stories... if you want to participate, Follow them on Facebook and read this blogpost.
Do you want to empower senior citizens to use tablet computers independently and profit from this usage in daily life? Learn from Seniors@DigiWorld, a new project of our member The Digital Opportunities Foundation.
Ghent’s e-inclusion program celebrates 10th anniversary
On December 8th, the e-inclusion program of Ghent Digitaal.Talent@Gent celebrated its 10th anniversary. For over just a decade, the City of Ghent has been dedicating plenty of time and effort in narrowing the digital divide. 
New information on Pane e Internet in English
The new English section of the Pane e Internet (PEI) website is now online at Pane e Internet, literally “Bread and Internet” in Italian, is the main project for development of digital literacy and for digital inclusion in the Emilia-Romagna region. 
Czech Safer Internet Centre is working with seniors
Check this blogpost to find out why it is important to work with seniors on their online safety!
New Members!
We would like to welcome our two newest members Girls Code Fun Foundation from Poland, and Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus" and wish them happy collaboration @ Telecentre Europe! With them, we close 2016 with 60 member organisations!
Tinder Foundation with a new name!
Tinder Foundation has changed their name, and is now called Good Things Foundation. The new name is set to take the organisation into its next phase, as it extends its work to focus not just on digital skills and inclusion, but more broadly on the impact technology can have on solving some of the most pressing social challenges!



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