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COUNT ME IN: Improving Civic Competences of adult learners through digital tools

COUNT ME IN: Improving Civic Competences of adult learners through digital tools

November 1st, 2017 Maurane Populo

Europe has always kept up with innovative ideas. If we choose to hold on to the innovator’s path…we have to focus on people, places and processes.” (European Political Strategy Centre Strategic Notes,2017) Focusing on people, we should have in mind that every person ought to have a better chance in his/her life and receive support READ MORE >

Digital Gender Gap

Digital Gender Gap

October 31st, 2017 Maurane Populo

“Getting more women into ICT careers would be a force for change and a major boost for this key economic sector in Europe“, said Viviane Reding, EU Commissioner for Information Society and Media, during the 2007 International Women’s Day in Brussels, and this means that it is quite concerning how, after 10 years, we are READ MORE >

The EU Agenda for the skills of European workforce and third-country nationals

The EU Agenda for the skills of European workforce and third-country nationals

October 24th, 2017 Maurane Populo

Ten actions to improve the skills of European citizens: this was how the last year New Skills Agenda initiative has been presented, emphasizing again the importance of training in the enhancement of human capital. Challenges to be faced with the digital revolution, the fight against the phenomenon of young NEET, the strengthening of VET opportunities READ MORE >

CODING? WHAT IS IT?

CODING? WHAT IS IT?

October 17th, 2017 Maurane Populo

Coding is an English word and it means writing in a “secret language”, the computer language, in order to resolve a problem. Steve Jobs, in 1995, said: “I think, everybody should learn how to program a computer. People should learn a computer language, because it teaches how to THINK!”. Computer language teaches us how to READ MORE >

New internship opportunities for young digital learners

New internship opportunities for young digital learners

October 10th, 2017 Maurane Populo

Information and Communication Technology affects today every aspect of our relationship with the outside world,    from leisure and social interaction to employment and professional requirements. As a consequence, the need for digital skills and proper ICT competences is steadily rising, in line with the most recent technological advancements and their pervasive social diffusion. Digital READ MORE >