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Setting the stage for the digital training: DigitalScouts consortium gathered in a Transnational Meeting 

The DigitalScouts partners gathered for their third Transnational Project Meeting in Wiesbaden, Germany. Hosted by BerufsWege für Frauen e.V., the meeting, held from March 12th to 14th, marked a key milestone in the development of the Digital Training and Toolkit, which is aimed to empower digital scouts in supporting older adults in using digital tools, …

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The European Compendium GOOD PRACTICES FOR DIGITAL PARTICIPATION OF PEOPLE 60+ has been officially released! 

Are you interested in topics related to ageing in the digital world? Want to learn about main facts and good practices? Then you cannot miss this report! This publication features illustrative examples on the status quo concerning digital readiness of people aged 60+ in the European Union and aims to pave the way for further …

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Digital Scouts project consortium gathered in their second Transnational Project Meeting

In a remarkable display of international collaboration, the DigitalScouts project consortium came together for their second Transnational Project Meeting on October 23rd and 24th, marking a significant milestone in the quest to empower older adults in their use of digital tools. The consortium is coordinated by the German organization ISIS (Institut für Soziale Infrastruktur) with …

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Discover the Romanian National Report! 

On the Romanian National Report there are available findings from research focused on the digital participation of people 60+, including readiness, support structures, professionalization of supporters and examples of opportunities.   The report highlights a nuanced scenario for Romania. While the nation boasts impressive connectivity achievements, with a substantial 57% adoption of high-speed fixed broadband …

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Unveiling the Dutch National Report!

In the Netherlands, 60% of individuals with limited formal education exhibit basic or above basic digital skills and a remarkable 93% of those with higher formal education showcase the same level of proficiency. A collaborative effort led by the Dutch partners of DigitalScouts has yielded profound insights into the technological landscape for older adults and …

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Austrian National Report is out to be discovered!

The research efforts of DigitalScouts have unveiled insights into the digital landscape of older individuals and the support structures available to enhance their digital skills across partner countries. The findings provide a comprehensive understanding of the evolving realm of digital literacy among the older population. Analysing Austria’s digital scene in 2021, the data reveals that …

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Release of German National Report!

The collective efforts of the DigitalScouts team have yielded a exploration into the digital landscapes of the partner countries. The focus has been on comprehending the digital preparedness of older people demographics and the broader national technological infrastructure. It also involved the examination of support frameworks for digital engagement, as well as a nuanced exploration …

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The Portuguese National Report is now available!

The collaborative effort of DigitalScouts partners has culminated in an in-depth investigation into the partner’s country’s digital landscape, focusing on the digital readiness of older individuals and the nation’s infrastructure. This endeavour encompasses an exploration of support structures for digital engagement, insights into the professionalization of ICT-based support for older adults, and more. The central …

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Introducing DigitalScouts through our leaflet

We invite you to explore our leaflet, created to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of DigitalScouts. Within its pages, you will find information about who we are, our project objectives, the results we aim to deliver, and our target group. https://digitalscouts.eu/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Leaflet-DigitalScouts_EN_Interactive.pdf

The Kick-Off Meeting of Digital Scouts Takes Place

DigitalScouts officially kicked off in Gouda, the Netherlands, on January 19th and 20th, marking the launch of this new Erasmus+ project. This new project is coordinated by ISIS (Germany), and the other partners are SHINE 2Europe (Portugal), the BerufsWege für Frauen e.V. (Germany), the AFEdemy, Academy on Age-Friendly Environments in Europe (the Netherlands), the Asociatia Grupul de Educatie si Actiune …

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