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Presentation of project results for Lithuania's teachers

Generation0101 logoAt the very end of summer a final conference in Lithuania of project Generation0101 was organised where teachers from all across Lithuania were invited. During the event the project was introduced with a big emphasis on the whole training structure and training material as well as possible results, that can be achieved in a short time frame. The ICT training is of great importance to teacher in Lithuania, as there is a lack of IT specialists and the interest is ICT related subjects and carriers is still not big enough. The courses and materials that were created during the project and introduced during the conference seemed like a step in a right direction, where teachers have more tools to educate and interest their students.

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Skills for a Better School

MSFT logo rgb C GrayLithuanian association „Langas į ateitį“ has just announced about a newly developed course for educators “Easy Coding” and started for the online registration. Over 300 teachers registered in 3 days. It explains the importance of the topic and the need for teachers to acquire knowledge and skills urgently needed in a modern school of today.

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Project „Generation 0101“ and the final hackathon in Vilnius

4.5 final dayProject Generation 0101 had an ambitious goal. During it young people from several countries were able to learn new ICT related skills that are valuable in today’s work market and introduces youngsters to potential carrier paths. After trainings the best participants were granted opportunities to travel abroad and participate in international hackathons where they would create ICT solutions for NGOs that need such help. One of the hackathons was organised in the Vilnius, Lithuania by association Langas į ateitį.

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Safer Internet Project in Lithuania continues

meskisIn the end of June, Lithuanian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) received the news, that European Commission is approving its partial funding to continue SIC activities in Lithuania, as well as other European countries. The Safer Internet Project in Lithuania is being implemented by four partners’ consortium: the Centre of Information Technologies in Education under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania, the Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania, NGO “Child line” and association “Langas į ateitį”.

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Safer internet for kids in summer camps

saugus internete introAssociation "Langas į ateitį" and the whole team of Lithuanian Safer Internet Center actively spent this June visiting children summer camps to raise awareness about online safety. 10 summer camps were visited, where 700 primary school kids have participated in entertaining and educational events called „Safe on the Internet during Summer Time!“.

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Through Coding Basics to IT Careers

msft logo rgb c grayCurrent Youth Situation
As on June 2015, youth unemployment (26 thousand) rate reaches 16,6 per cent in Lithuania (EU average is 20,7). 72 per cent of them have secondary school, college or even university degree. IT sector may hire at least 15-20 thousand new IT professionals over the next 5 years, but labour market and education system can offer only small part of this demand. One of the main reasons of the shortage of IT specialists in Europe is the lack of youth awareness in digital jobs.

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FIT4Jobs success in Lithuania: 89% of trainees found a job

fit4jobs smallFIT4Jobs partner in Lithuania Association Langas i Ateiti has wrapped up the project piloting results. The unique employment project FIT4Jobs has received a huge interest both from young people interested in ICT and from companies looking for a fresh talent.

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The pilot training of Generation0101 has started in Lithuania

Generation0101 mokymų pradžia 3The pilot training of the Generation0101 training modules has started in Lithuania. All the invited youngsters gathered in Vilnius and Kaunas, two largest cities in Lithuania, and started their participation in the training. The training marathon was started by e. journalism module in Vilnius. The participants began their acquaintance with the basics of journalism and e. journalism, the ins and outs of the e. journalist profession and a wide range of activities that an e. journalist must know how to perform on a daily basis.

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Employers should be involved in tackling the shortage of ICT specialists

fit4jobs smallAssociation Langas į ateitį  has partnered with the State Unemployment Agency to attract young job-seekers to ICT sector by running FIT4Jobs activities. On 7 April the State Unemployment Agency in Vilnius gathered ICT employers and recruiters for a debate on youth employability in Lithuania.

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Open call: Get ICT solution for your organization for free

GENERATION LOGO trasp-01If you are NGO, non-profit association, and any other type of public and private organisation that work for or support the third sector and the society in general and in need of a web page, promotional video, online tools for managing your organization, mobile app or anything else that could be developed with their skills you can apply with your needs and ideas on open call for organisations till 30th April 2016.

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