ACTIVITIES

Key actions and milestones for 2018.

Dissemination events

All NDC Stakeholders and partners involved in EC and national initiatives.

Safer Internet Week

Event goal

Organize and actively participate in Safer Internet Day every year during International campaign “Safer Internet Week”.
The main aim is to encourage people to play their part in making the most of the positive opportunities offered online, while giving all technology users – but especially children and young people – the skills, knowledge, resilience and support they need to navigate any online risks they may encounter.

Funding source

50% funding from EC project and national resources by NDC partner.

Event date

5th – 11th February 2018.

Participants (target group) involved

All citizens.

Website

https://www.saferinternetday.org
http://www.draugiskasinternetas.lt

Coordinator / organizer

Centre of Information Technologies in Education by the Ministry of Education and association “Langas į ateitį”.

All Digital Week 2018

Event goal

Organize and actively participate in events, seminars, webinars and other awareness raising activities during Telecentre Europe campaign “All Digital Week 2018”.
Two main goals:

  • Build trust in technology by developing critical thinking and media literacy
  • Develop a lifelong learning approach to enhancing digital skills
Funding source

NDC partners and local business support

Event date

19th – 25th March 2018.

Participants (target group) involved

All citizens.

Website

http://alldigitalweek.eu
http://www.epilietis.eu

Coordinator / organizer

Association “Langas į ateitį”.

Girls in ICT day

Event goal

Awareness raising on importance of ICT for women and girls.
The idea of such activities is to inspire, encourage and support women in technology. One of the aims of the event is to motivate and to encourage young girls to study in ICT or STEM.

Funding source

To be confirmed

Event date

April, 2018

Participants (target group) involved

School girls and educators.

Website

http://www.ndma.lt

Coordinator / organizer

NDC member NDMA, dr. Danguolė Rutkauskienė.

CodeWeek

Event goal

Awareness raising on importance of computer thinking, coding and programming.
The idea of such activities is to make programming/coding more visible, to show youth, adults and elderly how you bring ideas to life with code, to demystify these skills and bring motivated people together to learn.
Organize and actively participate in events, seminars, webinars and other awareness raising activities during International campaign “CodeWeek”.

Funding source

N/A

Event date

October, 2018.

Participants (target group) involved

All citizens, especially youth.

Website

http://codeweek.eu

Coordinator / organizer

CodeWeek ambassador in Lithuania: Digital Champion Renata Danielienė.

Advanced Learning Technologies and Applications

Event goal

Awareness raising about the new trends of distance learning, lifelong learning benefits, educating using distance learning tools, providing distance learning courses.

Funding source

Own contribution.

Event date

November, 2018.

Participants (target group) involved

Scientists, academia, educators and other e-learning services providers.

Website

http://ndma.lt/lt/resursai-puslapis

Coordinator / organizer

Coordinator: National Association of Distance Education.

NDC partners’ activities and projects

Stakeholders and Partners of NDC contribute to the goals of NDC through partners’ projects using different funding sources. Below there is listed of currently ongoing projects.

The Digital Agenda programme implementation action plan

Project goal

The goal of the Digital Agenda programme implementation action plan is to implement projects for the information society development.

Funding source

Public.

Project start/end date

Start: 2018 January

Project results at the end of 2018

Actions planned and in process.

Participants (target group) involved

Coordinator – the Ministry of Transport and Communications, actions implementators – public institutions, social partners and NDC.

Partner’s name

Ministry of Transport and Communications.

Connected Lithuania

Project goal

The project seeks to stress the importance of digital skills as well as motivate and encourage the Lithuanian society to acquire the necessary digital skills, to use the Internet and e-services efficiently, comprehensively, safely and responsibly.
The project will add to the increase of internet users in LT till 84%. The target group is reached through the active involvement of 500 local communities and 1200 Public Internet Access Points in public libraries starting with local community members needs and 2000 digital leaders selection. In order to encourage the target group to discover the benefits of the Internet, ICT products and services, a national campaign will inform the target group in the digital divide, about the benefits and possibilities offered by ICT, 100 000 non users and low skill users will be invited to trainings in 1200 Public Internet access Points. Young e-scouts will be invited to become volunteers in Public Internet access Points.

Funding source

ERDF

Project start/end date

Start: April, 2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

Network of 500 digital leaders.

Participants (target group) involved

Non-users and limited users.

Partner’s name

Information Society Development Committee, State Regulatory Authority, Ministry of Interior, Association “Langas į ateitį”, M. Mazvydas National Library

ICT programme in Primary School

Project goal

Pilot updated ICT content in primary schools.

Funding source

Public.

Project start/end date

2016 – 2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

10 schools are selected in order to get feedback.

Participants (target group) involved

Primary school teachers.

Partner’s name

Member of NDC Information Technology Centre and Education Development Center by the Min of Education.

YOUTH WORK HD

Project goal

Create a common ground for youth workers in 21st century that would set a standard in terms of cooperation between organisations in the field of youth work and open it up to cross-sectoral cooperation. We will foster the improvement of quality of youth work which will allow greater permeability across all fields of action concerning young people, especially NEET.

Funding source

Erasmus+.

Project start/end date

December 2016 – November 2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

Introduction of the toolkit and online course to 37 Youth Job Centers staff.

Participants (target group) involved

Youth workers in YOUTH JOB CENTRES (State Employment Agency).

Website

http://www.unite-it.eu/profiles/blogs/youthwork-hd-what-competencies-should-you-improve-as-a-youth

Partner’s name

Association „Langas į ateitį“.

Training in 3D Printing To Foster EU Innovation & Creativity

Project goal

The main objective of the project is to increase the 3D printing skills proficiency among students, youth and adults from Romania, Poland, Spain, Italy, Lithuania and Malta.

Funding source

Erasmus+.

Project start/end date

October, 2016 – October, 2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

Courseware, certification tests in partners languages, performed pilot and feedback.

Participants (target group) involved

VET organizations, educational organizations with VET activities; VET students; Companies, in particular SMEs; Post-tertiary graduates in the fields of design, engineering, architecture; Intermediaries and intermediary organizations.

Website

https://3d-p.eu

Partner’s name

Public institution Information Technologies Institute.

Connect Seniors to the Digital World

Project goal

Seniors@DigiWorld, wants to empower senior citizens to use tablet computers independently and profit from this usage in daily life. For this purpose multipliers will be trained, who work in libraries, telecentres as well as retirement homes.

Funding source

Erasmus+.

Project start/end date

October, 2016 – October, 2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

Pilot training material developed and tested in Lithuania, Romania, Spain and Germany.

Participants (target group) involved

Seniors, multipliers, who work in libraries, telecentres as well as retirement homes.

Website

http://www.digital-seniors.eu

Partner’s name

VIPT association.

Women Go Tech

Project goal

Attract women to choose ICT career path to requalify from social science into IT through training and mentorship program.

Funding source

Telia and Infobalt.

Project start/end date

December, 2016 – June, 2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

55 employed in ICT sector and awareness raising in LT.

Participants (target group) involved

Girls and women.

Website

https://www.womengotech.lt

Partner’s name

Infobalt.

Infobalt Academia

Project goal

Formally prepare junior developers in 10 months period which includes theory and practice in ICT companies.

Funding source

Public, Infobalt, local business.

Project start/end date

September, 2016 – June, 2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

75% employed after completion.

Participants (target group) involved

Junior developers.

Website

http://akademija.it

Partner’s name

Infobalt.

Up2U

Project goal

The key objective of the project is to bridge the gap between secondary schools and higher education & research by better integrating formal and informal learning scenarios and adapting both the technology and the methodology that students will most likely be facing in universities.

Funding source

H2020.

Project start/end date

2017-2019.

Project results at the end of 2018

The Integrated Application Toolbox developed by Up2U will facilitate the availability of tools and services for the learning community. It is expected to enable both educators and learners to create cross-boundary digital learning paths by interacting with the infrastructure services and OERs via their own devices.

Participants (target group) involved

High school students and teachers.

Website

https://up2university.eu

Partner’s name

Kaunas University of Technology.

GYIT Get Youth into IT: Encouraging and Supporting Young People in their IT Career

Project goal

The key objectives of the project are to encourage and anchor the interest of children in education in IT from an early age, help them in education to acquire new digital skills and facilitate the transition of children from school to the next stage of their IT training via career guidance balance.

Funding source

ERASMUS+

Project start/end date

2016-2018

Project results at the end of 2018

The IT Taster Course pack will give an introduction to various areas of IT to students and let them try them out. Taster Course Follow on Pack will help to maintain and build the new found interest in IT, and IT Career Guidance Pack will help to guide the young persons on their path to an IT Career.

Participants (target group) involved

Students, IT teachers, Career Counselors.

Website

http://www.gyitproject.eu

Partner’s name

BETI.

Training courses „Solving problems with the help of IT“ under the project „Educational development for adults providing them with general and core competencies“ (No. 09.4.2-ESFA-V-715-01-0002).
Client: Qualifications and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre

Project goal

To promote a lifetime education for adults providing them with common and relevant competencies; to reinforce the functionality of informal adults’ education and continuous learning system by providing it with quality training content; Increase citizens’ skills to solve practical problems (e.g.,counting, data analysis, information search etc.) with the help of IT.

Funding source

European Social Fund, public

Project start/end date

2017-2018.

Project results at the end of 2018

3 training courses to be delivered for the target audience in the following Lithuania‘s districts: Visaginas, Ignalina, Rietavas. Estimated number of students in the year of 2018 – 60+

Participants (target group) involved

The citizens from 18 years and older, except the age of 55-64.

Partner’s name

Baltic computer academy.


Key actions and milestones for 2017