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Yuliya Melnyk's Blog (67)

Popularity of Computer Courses on the Rise in Ukraine

We are still getting feedback from our members about the telecentre in Dniprodzerzhinsk, and its impact on Ukraine’s seniors.

Nadiya Bozhok, deputy…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on August 15, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Inspire youth to develop ICT skills and stimulate positive social change

Geneva, 8 June 2015 – President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera of Costa Rica was inaugurated today as ITU Patron for Youth and ICT at a special ceremony in Geneva.

This builds on the BYND2015 Youth Summit organized by ITU in San José, Costa Rica in 2013 where young participants from around the world…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on June 8, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Some Useful Resources about Mobile

Today I would like to share some resources you may find useful if you want to learn more about mobile.

http://cemore.blogspot.ca/

This blog provides up to date information on mobilities, including current events and commentary from an academic perspective. The…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 26, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

European Get Online Week in the Volgograd State Agrarian University



In March 2015 the telecentre in the Volgograd State Agrarian University, Russia participated in the European Get Online Week (GOW 2015).

More than 500 people went online in the telecentre for two weeks and 98% are youth. The focus of the event was finding jobs and competing in the job market. It is…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on April 21, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Internet in the Ukrainian Village: the Key to Increased Profits for Local Strawberry Producers

Boromlya branch of Trostianets district in Sumy region, Ukraine serves a traditional community of strawberry producers who manage to get several harvests of berries per season thanks to library internet services. Some of the local amateur gardeners have turned into successful…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on March 18, 2015 at 4:05am — No Comments

Service for Seniors

Central City Leo Tolstoy Library, Shostka, Sumy region, Ukraine is offering free service for seniors - classes of digital literacy and online search of information. Classes are organized in partnership with the Department of Information Technologies of the University of the Third Generation that has been based in the…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on February 17, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Public libraries empowering citizens to interact with government



Eighteen Citizen Service Centres initiated by Central M. L. Kropyvnytskyi Library in local libraries across the city of Mykolaiv in southern Ukraine are in high demand.

Local people visit the centers to use information and communication technology (ICT), to learn ICT skills, to interact with…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on January 18, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Ukrainian Library Blends Governance, Civic Engagement, ICT and Community Development

Kropyvnytskii central library of Mykolaiv, Ukraine mobilized its community and local government to establish a productive dialog in the last half a year by creating an open forum “New Mykolaiv”. Since January, the library hosted 21 meetings attended by nearly 150 activists representing different NGOs, clubs,…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on December 7, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Mediateka - Library of Unlimited Opportunities

Less than three years ago Lviv City Council, Lviv, Ukraine along with staff of Lesya Ukrainka city library proposed an ambitious project to transform a dust-filled building of ordinary library, one of dozens in the city of western-Ukrainian cultural forefront, into a modern community center with almost unlimited…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on November 17, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Launch of the School of Programming in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almas Kebekbayev, an alumnus of the Bolashak program that brings Kazakh students abroad to study, after coming back home decided to open a free programming school for children in Almaty.

About 100 potential students applied and…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on October 13, 2014 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Online Safety Lessons

On August 19th and 25th in the digital reading-room of the Orenburg Nadezhda Krupskaya Regional Research Library workshops about online safety were organized. The events were designed under the umbrella of Your Course: IT for Youth for students of the summer camp at the Orenburg Lyceum #2.

Public school…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on September 8, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Never too Late to start clicking

Galiya Abdulkarimova, a retired 74-year-old engineer from Kazakhstan has been surprising her relatives and friends with her advanced Photoshop and other ICT skills, according to…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on August 8, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

Work hard, play hard

The telecentre in the Volgograd State Agrarian University in Volgograd, Russia has a solid experience in teaching ICT to adults and seniors. It has recently started teaching a new audience – students of elementary and middle schools.



How can we attract children into the world of ICT? How can we teach them…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on July 9, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

New Tools for Building Careers

The telecentre working under the umbrella of the program "IDEA Microsoft YouthSpark" is very active in Tokmak, Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine. The main specialization of this telecentre is youth training. Tokmak is a small town with about 33,000 dwellers and there is no big job market there, so, young people will mostly look…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on June 5, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was celebrated in Moldova

We have recently celebrated the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. It was also celebrated in Moldova.



The head of the Ministry of Information Technologies Pavel Filipp congratulated those working in ICT and thanked them for their contribution into creation of the modern information society in… Continue

Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 26, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Festival of Professions of our Land

Employees of the non-profit organization Kesher, Makiyivka, Ukraine organized the interactive workshop for high school students under the umbrella of the Microsoft-sponsored IDEA program. The organization has been teaching digital literacy, ICT courses and other education and job search related activities in the local…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 24, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments

The Kochkor Pioneers

We have recently received a letter from Bugalcha Nishanova, the manager of the village telecentre in Kyrgyzstan.

“She is a young pleasant woman, always ready to help. Her name is Venera … She started to teach digital…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

University Education: Now available for Trial

We have recently received news from the Volgograd State Agrarian University, Volgograd, Russia about activities of the university telecentre.

In April 2014 the manager of the Department of Distance Education and IT of the university, Associate Professor E.V.Mishchenko and the Chair of the Department of the…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Get Online and Get Working

Get Online Week, Telecentre-Europe’s (TE) annual digital empowerment campaign that engages and empowers people to use technology and the Internet, engaged 1,500 participants in Novokuznetsk, Russia.

The initiative started from IT Career Day in Kuznetsk Industrial College and Trade…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on April 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Entertainment and Education

During Get Online Week, on March 20 and 26 the employees of the educational centre in the local government educational organizations in Zheleznogorsk, Kursk region, Russia administered a Day of Microsoft’s Technologies in cooperation with local educators.

In School #4, students of Grade 4 together with the…

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Added by Yuliya Melnyk on April 4, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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