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Digital Skills of the Citizens – a My e-Start Project Research Report

April 6, 2021

Digital Skills of the Citizens – a My e-Start Project Research Report The My e-Start project aims to equip disadvantaged adults with skills necessary for using the most common e-Government and e-Commerce services in their countries and ensuring a positive (first) e-experience as well as a sense of digital achievement. In order to establish the…

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A challenge in the digital era!

March 29, 2021

VG-CLIL for Migrants project All piloting activities in the five partner countries (Austria, Belgium, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom) took place during the Covid-19 pandemic.For this reason, the courses/training activities, which were initially planned as face-to-face sessions, had to be transferred into online courses with distance learning. This was a challenge for all participants, because not everybody had access to…

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e-Service skills for the most digitally excluded: My e-Start

March 22, 2021

A high-quality learning offer which develops the basic skills necessary to use the most common e-Government and e-Commerce services With the increasing move to online provision of governmental services and commercial transactions, including internet banking and retail, the question arises as to the extent these activities will remain available to access face-to-face. This raises implications…

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ENTER Project launched – and our first Newsletter

February 25, 2021

ENTER Project launched – and our first Newsletter Whilst some young adults fare remarkably well, many still struggle to find a path to employment, economic security and well-being. Too many have not had the same opportunity as their peers for exposure to career preparation options, such as mentoring. They may find themselves playing, at best,…

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New project ‘Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment: SECE’ launched online

February 17, 2021

SECE project launched at our first Transnational Project Meeting We have launched our new Erasmus+ project ‘Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment: SECE’. Undeterred by the current travel restrictions, instead of meeting in Loughborough, the 6 project partners met online for the project’s first Transnational Partnership Meeting on Monday 8 February. The project seeks to enhance…

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The State of Ageing – 2019 and 2020

January 11, 2021

The State of Ageing – 2019 and 2020 The ‘State of Ageing reports, published ny the Centre for Ageing Better, give a snapshot of what life is like for older people today and looks at the prospects for future generations. Watch the 2019 video, below, or read the full 2020 report.

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Intercultural dialogue during the pandemic: impact and response

January 7, 2021

Intercultural dialogue during the pandemic: impact and response “Whilst underscoring humanity’s interconnectedness and interdependency, COVID-19 has also led to a rise in discrimination, inequality, and vulnerability, putting pressure on the capacities of societies for intercultural understanding at a time where solidarity and cooperation are needed more than ever. Exploring these themes, a new UNESCO brief…

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Time4Sustainable Development wins the My-Vita Award

January 4, 2021

Time4Sustainable Development wins the My-Vita Award The Time4Sustainable Development project partners are proud to announce that the project won the My-Vita Award for “innovative European learning and development” at the 10th REVEAL Annual Conference. The conference was held virtually on the 10th and 11th December 2020 with the theme of “Creativity, Innovation and Digitalisation at…

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Time4Sustainable Development Stocktaking and EU Company Engagement Strategy

December 29, 2020

Time4Sustainable Development Stocktaking and EU Company Engagement Strategy From the beginning of the Time4Sustainable Development project we set out to identify the extent to which enterprises are embedding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within their working practices – how they are going about this and how they are developing their employees in the agenda. An…

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