People, Innovation and Sustainability – these are the 3 major themes of Spark, the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres
that will take place from May 28-29 in Granada, Spain.
Hosted by Telecentre.org Foundation
, Consorcio de los Rios
, and the National Information Society Agency of Korea
, Spark will bring together participants from the ICT4D sector as well as public and private agencies from all over the world.
Aside from plenary sessions, panels and workshops, Spark will also feature participatory activities and interactive spaces such as the Marketplace of Projects
, the Telecentres of the World
gallery, the Apps Lab
exhibition space and The Hub
which will be the main area of interaction. Take a peek at the program
» Registration is free, so come join us! To register, visit the Spark registration page
– one of the leading global providers of IT education – opened its training center in Bratislava where through the Non-profit organization Aptech Europe (Nezisková organizácia Aptech Europe) provides education in the area of information, communication and computer technology.
Aptech has more than 25 years of experience in IT education and is active in 40 countries – in total there are more than 1,000 centers worldwide. It cooperates with world leading companies and can competently prepare employees according to the requirements of IT companies also in other European countries in order to satisfy their educational needs.
Medal winners of Featured Member Contest
During April, 27 community members became featured at Telecentre-Europe’s community site. They blogged, published, shared, commented & flagged content, and 4 new persons joined the community. 3 of those featured members were awarded with a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal as winners of the Featured Member Contest for April 2013
Member news from Lithuania
Second partner meeting "Use IT & enjoy" project
The international “Use IT and Enjoy” project implementers from Denmark, Sweden and Lithuania have met for the second time
. The meeting was held last month in Copenhagen and hosted by TE’s Danish member Aeldremobiliseringen
(the Association of Danish Senior Citizens).
Member news from Spain
Catalan digital literacy program trains 900 unemployed citizens in 3 months
During the 2012 edition of the Catalan “Connecta’t” program
, 900 citizens were trained. The program reached a very wide range of the population in 24 municipalities of Catalonia (Spain) and was aimed to promote the digital literacy of the unemployed in order to facilitate their search for a job.