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Ilse marien, researcher at university of brussels (be)

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    Ilse marien, researcher at university of brussels (be) Ilse marien, researcher at university of brussels (be) Presentation Transcript

    • 4th European Congress on e-Inclusion Partnerships for a Digital Europe 5-6 November 2012, Central Brussels, Belgium A multi-stakeholder approach for digital inclusion: Ghent’s ‘Digitaal Talent’ policy program Ilse Mariën iMinds SMIT VUB
    • Digital inclusion2-folded Inclusive ICT Lower immediate ICT-related barriers ICT for broader inclusion objectives Participation, social inclusion, empowerment Identify barriers at both levels Analyse & evaluate current actions Translate into digital inclusion policy framework
    • Ghent 2020Holistic approach Integration in many policy fields (employment, education…) Multilevel (public access, skills acquisition, help desk, train-the-trainer, awareness…) High focus on citizens’ participation Alignment with Digital Agenda 2020
    • Ghent 2020Sustainable, structural & innovation 4 pillars – Knowledge, Social & Economic Sustainability, Participation Activities – Central goals, long-term, structural Actions – Specific goals, short term, innovation oriented Research oriented – follow up & engagement
    • Ghent Digitaal Talent programDTP – Digitaal Talent Punten 100 DTP’s in Ghent Public access Coaching Training opportunities Support – communication / technical
    • Ghent Digitaal Talent programDigikriebels Intergenerational Toddlers (5-6yrs) Parents Grandparents Collaboration with welfare & education
    • MIDIS – Digital inclusion in cities
    • MIDIS - results 11% No Internet access at home  88% never uses the internet 72% Needs help using the internet  3% does not find this help 89% Develops skills via trial & error 45% Uses public computer spaces
    • Ghent Digitaal Talent programRecup PC Pilot project 17 families in poverty All-round digital inclusion approach Long-term – 1 year More info: Telenetfoundation.be
    • Ghent Living Lab
    • ConclusionPossible improvements Visibility of training opportunities for larger public Collaboration with employment – social economy Increase public private partnershipsWell-defined all round approach Future oriented strategy Willingness to collaborate & integrate Support mechanisms for third sector Continuous openness towards improvement & new approaches
    • ContactIlse Mariënilse.marien@vub.ac.bePleinlaan 9, 1050 Brussel+32 496 28 24 88@ilsemarienPresentation, report and paper available atwww.ilsemarien.com