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GOW 2016 report is out! Boosting people's eSkills and supporting them in getting jobs

26/05/2016

This year Telecentre Europe's flagship campaign Get Online Week reached 122,000 Europeans across 27 countries. From all those involved in campaign activities, around 79,000 were young people and 12,000 were unemployed. A record number of 29 campaign partners organised more than 5,100 various activities and promoted the campaign in their countries.

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eSkills competitions give you the chance to learn Swift: a fun programming language!

20/05/2016

Swift is an intuitive programming language that is easy and fun to learn! With it you can create amazing iOS apps and speed up your career as a developer! Interested to get your hands on Swift? Join the eSkills competitions and get a chance to win a 12.5K scholarship with the App Academy in Amsterdam!

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Campus Party: join the greatest technological experience of the world!

13/05/2016

Campus Party will return to Europe, where it's fourth edition will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands on 25 – 29 May 2016. This weeklong, 24-hours-a-day technology event is the place to be for young technical talent to innovate, learn and engage with some of the biggest names in technology.

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Be part of the 1st IT Professionalism Europe Conference in Amsterdam!

09/05/2016

The IT Professionalism Europe Conference, the first conference of its kind, will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on the 16th June 2016. Be part of it!

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More women in tech? Girls explain how companies can relate to them better

04/05/2016

New research shows that technology companies must relate to girls better if they want to increase the number of women choosing a career in the sector. The girls who took part in the survey offered five ways companies can do that.

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Assessing Digital Skills in Europe: drawing the line between perception and reality

28/04/2016

How do you measure digital skills? How do you know whether a candidate for a job has the skills and competences that they will need to do the work? Letting people self-assess their skills can seem like a simple solution, but it brings a big risk that they will misjudge their abilities.

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Hungary Digital Thematic Week: A country level initiative to improve pupils' digital skills

26/04/2016

Whilst the oldest pupils attending public schools in Hungary are actually younger than Google, the vast majority of them use computers only in IT classes, however even they there do not have access to other modern digital devices. As a consequence, only few lucky pupils have a chance to acquire those digital skills in the public education that will be required in the job market.

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