Huge attention is paid to digital literacy of pupils in primary schools in Lithuania. The whole week attendees from 10 selected schools were working in creative workshop “IT in primary education”. Various training tools were introduced, and teachers had opportunity to use them creating interesting lesson scenarios.
    Last week was significant for the ICT world as several important events were held from 26 to 28 of April in Vilnius, Lithuania. One of them was the International Girls in ICT Day celebration on 27 April.
    International Girls in ICT Day 2017 will be celebrated on 27 April with events around the world aimed at encouraging girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the growing field of ICTs, while at the same time highlighting the growing importance of digital skills to pursue successful professional careers across sectors. As this event is coinciding with the Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) held in Vilnius, ITU has joined hands with the Communications Regulatory Authority (RRT) and Kaunas University of Technology to celebrate Girls in ICT in Vilnius as a side event happening in
    It was the 8th year association “Langas į ateitį” participated in the Get Online Week campaign. The message that we spread through all the activities this year raised awareness on safe technology and the internet usage, managing ones (digital) identity, skills for the usage of eServices and new skills for jobs because 45% of the European population has an insufficient level of digital skills and situation in Lithuania is similar. To achieve our goals of GOW2017 4 kinds of activities were identified ( www.epilietis.eu/savaite ): Participation in the events/activities Registration of your own
    On 14 th February of 2017 in the ministry of Transportation and Communication a relaunch event was organized by NDC Stakeholders and Members, and it was agreed to continue its activities with the newly elected Lithuanian Parliament and government support. Press release (in Lithuanian): http://sumin.lrv.lt/lt/naujienos/susisiekimo-ministras-butina-ugdyti-vyresniu-zmoniu-skaitmeninius-gebejimus. NDC fully meets the goals of the newly launched Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition by EC, together with Member States, companies, social partners, NGOs and education providers so that to add to the recent
    On 1st December 2016 the Commission launched the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, together with Member States, companies, social partners, NGOs and education providers, to help meet the high demand for digital skills in Europe which are essential in today’s job market and society. The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition is one of the ten key initiatives proposed by the Commission under the New Skills Agenda for Europe , presented in June this year. Today a series of partners, including over 30 organisations and groups such as European Digital SME Alliance , ESRI , SAP , ECDL and Google are
    Following the EU Grand Coalition for Digital jobs initiative the memorandum of the National Digital Coalition for the Promotion of Digital Skills for Jobs in Lithuania will be signed on 7th November in Vilnius. The stakeholders of National Digital Coalition are Ministry of Transport and Communications, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Social Security and Labour, Vilnius University, Kaunas University of technology and 6 associations. The activities of the National Coalition are coordinated and the relationship with other organizations are maintained by the association “Langas į