Our German partner Stiftung Digital Chancen (Digital Opportunities Foundation) plans to start the training in Berlin in May 2021. The training sessions are aimed at interested senior citizens in Berlin and the surrounding area who are themselves active in supporting older people in the use of digital devices and applications. [...]
All Digital Week strives to give people tools and approaches to develop and enhance their digital skills. It is organised by European association ALL DIGITAL, in collaboration with various partners at local, national, and European level. Since 2010, the campaign has involved over 1 300 000 people. For many of [...]
In 2020, our Slovenian partner Simbioza led the development of the digital curriculum, freely accessible to all through the Wikibooks platform, which operates as an online academy developed by Swiss partner Ynternet.org Foundation. As part of our project, seniors with advanced digital skills were meant to participate in the pilot [...]
Normally, the run-up to Christmas consists of delicious smells, lights, decorations and get-togethers with family and friends. But in December 2020, the latter in particular was difficult. Especially elderly people could not meet their family members and friends because of Covid-19. Therefore, the team of the project “Digital mobil im [...]
Besides our ICT for the Elderly project, there are a few initiatives supported by the Erasmus+ Programme that address digital skills of older adults. We can learn from their findings, use the best approaches and the tools that have been already developed, thus combining our strengths and expertise to achieve [...]
Information and communication technology (ICT) allow members of the growing elderly population to remain independent for longer. However, while technology becomes more accessible due to lower prices and better awareness, an age-related under-utilization of technology remains. New technologies have also thrived over the past decade, such as artificial intelligence, Internet [...]
On 7-8 October 2020, our partner ALL DIGITAL organised its 13th annual summit entitled “Competences for the Future”. The event was organised online in collaboration with three German members Digital Opportunities Foundation (also a partner in our ICT for the Elderly project) Helliwood, and JOBLINGE. The event was supported by [...]
On 8 June 2020, our project partner Ynternet.org organised a webinar "Online Opportunities, Algorithms, and Employability" for their partners in Switzerland. This event involved not only the group of six ambassadors, but it was opened to the community, and an online invitation was published in Ynternet.org's social network channels. At [...]
The selection of ICT4Elderly Ambassadors in Switzerland happened online and with the majority of participants coming from Geneva and Vaud regions (French-speaking Switzerland). Initially, an open call was shared with around 1,500 people via newsletter and targeted emails (like to our long term partners Ecopol - La smala Livinglab). The [...]
Project partners from Belgium, Germany, Malta and Switzerland were hosted for the third project meeting by the Slovenian partner organisation, Simbioza, in Ljubljana. The meeting took place on the 28th-29th January 2020 and it was a great opportunity to discuss and define many issues before the training starts in March. [...]
ICT for the Elderly project partners were welcomed in Berlin, Germany, by Nenja Wolbers and Stephan Seiffert from Stiftung Digitale Chanchen for the second face-to-face meeting. The meeting took place at the Digital Learning Center from Facebook on 19-20 March 2019. On the first day of the meeting, project partners from each organisation [...]
ICT 4 the Elderly aims to facilitate a pathway for up-skilling the digital competences of individuals between the age of 55 and 75 years and to make them aware of some of the many opportunities that the Internet offers. Since the launch, project partners have been working on collecting best practices and [...]
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