UK government interim report proposing to start IT studies at the age of seven
December 13, 2008 7:11 PM
Sir Jim Rose has carried out an independent review of the Primary Curriculumin the UK and presented on the 8th of December an Interim Report. The report proposes that there should be more focus on IT from earlier in the school lives of children and includes recommendations for improved IT literacy and the start-up of teaching of IT modules between the age of seven and eleven.
EU Commission calls for an all-inclusive digital society
December 1, 2007 9:34 PM
"In today's society, access to information by all citizens is a right as well as a condition for prosperity. It is neither morally acceptable nor economically sustainable to leave millions of people behind, unable to use Information and Communications Technologies to their advantage" With today's initiative, the Commission reinforces its commitment to overcoming digital exclusion in Europe.
Digital Solidarity Conference, 24th of November, Lyon 2008
November 19, 2008 6:43 PM
On November 24th 2008, Lyon will be hosting an international conference on digital solidarity at the invitation of President Nicolas Sarkozy, on a proposal made by the President of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade, and under the French presidency of the European Union. Almost 300 personalities are expected, including several heads of state and government and leading members of territorial authorities, international organisations, NGOs, companies and foundations.
UNI Europa ICT Forum Ljubljana 26-28th of September 2007
October 2, 2007 11:54 PM
UNI the global union for skills and services with 15 million members in 900 unions More women workers, more older workers, better skill and career development and fairer treatment for migrant workers are union targets that were debated at the UNI-Europa ICT conference, which wants to build dialogue with employers to create a diverse workforce.Over three days in Ljubljana, Slovenia, unions from across Europe are drawing up an action plan to change the face of the ICT workforce and bring diversity to the industry.