Publications and Media

11 Fev 2021

Empowering Older People for the Digital World – ICTskills4All Event Report

At the project closing event titled “Empowering older people for the digital world through intergenerational and peer learning” on 10 February 2021, more than 100 delegates heard from a panel of experts and the project partners about the issues and approaches surrounding this topic. Delegates learned about the project, its methodology and findings, as well as heard from older people themselves through a video.

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Blogue Post // uniteIT
24 Nov 2020

Computer skills among the community – Dwelling 55+ European Population

Older adults are facing an increasingly technological society which can make them feel excluded. This work aims to evaluate computer skills of Europeans within the age group of 55+, using data from the SHARE project.

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Blog post // UCIBIO REQUIMTE
26 Out 2018

Elísio Costa coordinates ICTskills4All project to improve digital skills of the senior population

Elísio Costa, UCIBIO researcher from the Biochemistry Lab at Faculdade de Farmácia – UPorto, is the coordinator of the ICTskills4All project, a Strategic Partnership for adult education…

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Blog post // Envelhecer
22 Out 2018

Digital competences amongst the elderly

The University of Porto is lauching this friday the ‘ICTskills4All’, a project which aims to ‘increase digital competences among the older population…’ ”

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Online news // Público
22 Out 2018

University of Porto lauches project to increase digital skills amongst the elderly

Financed by the Erasmus+ programme, this project is ocurring in four more european countries and will host 160 older people over 55 years of age, 40 of whom are portuguese.

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Online news // Diário de Notícias
22 Out 2018

University of Porto lauches project to increase digital skills amongst the elderly

The University of Porto (UP) is lauching “ICTskills4All” this friday, a project which aims to “increase digital competences of the older population”…

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11 Fev 2021

Older people are excluded from digital education, but fun can help bring them in, AGE says at conference

AGE participated in the final conference of the ICTSkills4All project, an Erasmus+ project focussed on developing digital skills of older people. During the event, we discussed with the Vice-Chair of the Culture and Education Committee of the European Parliament, a representative of the Commission’s unit working on eHealth and Ageing and a representative from Microsoft.

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Blogue Post // uniteIT
10 Nov 2020

Working with the elderly in Covid times – the UPorto sessions experience

Throughout the last months, ICTskills4All has faced major challenges to conduct project activities without exposing the elderly to risks. Portugal officially started social isolation in mid-March 2020. The scheduled face-to-face sessions were thus postponed to July, when the health authorities were ab le to cointain the threat and authorized the reopening.

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Online news // PortugaliNews
22 Out 2018

University of Porto wants to increase the digital skills of the elderly

Empowering old adults Citizens for a Digital world, is a project which aims to improve confidence, online security and digital competences among older adults.

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Online news // Vida Extra – Expresso
22 Out 2018

University of Porto is lauching a project to enhance digital skills among older adults

Minimizing isolation and segregation is the objective of the project ICTskills4All which will be lauched this friday.

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Online news // Sapo
22 Out 2018

University of Porto lauches project to increase digital skills amongst the elderly

“We are facing major social and technological changes and, as a matter of fact, 35% of older population, in Portugal as well as in the rest of Europe, has no digital competences…”

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Blogue Post // uniteIT
06 Jan 2021

ICTskills4All treinee from Poland shares her experience

Jadwiga from the city of Lodz, Poland, made the first steps in using smartphone and gained some basic skills how to operate computer and internet as part of the ICTSKills4All project raining.

ICTSkills4All is an Erasmus+ Project that aims to explore and test innovative practices and effective approaches for educational programme design and delivery, to support the acquisition of digital skills among 55+ aged citizens who have limited or no digital knowledge. Pilot training activities were happening during 2020 in Latvia, Poland, Portugal, and the UK in different circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic – some managed to still do it face-to-face, others had to move all the training online.

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21 Fev 2019

The ICTskills4All website is now online

The ICTSkills4All’s project website is online and it is now available in English. Soon it will be made available in Portuguese, Latvian, Polish and French.

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TV
7 Nov 2018

ICTskills4All

Empowering old adults Citizens for a Digital world, is a project which aims to improve confidence, online security and digital competences among older adults.

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Blog post // All Digital
26 Out 2018

University of Porto lauches project to increase digital skills amongst the elderly

A new 2-year Erasmus+ KA2 project, called ICTSkills4All – Empowering old citizens for a digital world kicked off on 26 October 2018 at the University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)…

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Online news // O Jogo
22 Out 2018

University of Porto lauches project to increase digital skills amongst the elderly

The University of Porto (UP) is lauching “ICTskills4All” this friday, a project which aims to “increase digital competences of the older population”…

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Newspaper // Destak
Out 2018

Giving digital competences to the elderly

The University of Porto launches this friday the ICTskills4All, a project to enchance digital competences amongst the older population, minimizing isolation and segregation.

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Social Media Activity

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ICTskills4All3 months ago
👩🏼‍💻 Na 1ª Conferência Internacional sobre Ambientes Sociais Online para o Envelhecimento Ativo, organizada pelo miOne., a Inês Dias, investigadora e designer no Porto4Ageing, fez uma apresentação intitulada "Involving older adults in the design process: Design thinking for a human-centric approach".
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ICTskills4All3 months ago
22 & 23 july 2021 | online miOne world International Conference Call for Abstracts miOne world Conference What is miOne world? miOne World is the 1st International Conference on Online Social Environments for Active Ageing, which gathers researchers,
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ICTskills4All3 months ago
A U.Porto está representada pelo Porto4Ageing na rede que reúne os centros de referência para Envelhecimento Ativo e Saudável nacionais.
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ICTskills4All3 months ago
O conjunto de propostas da Rede Portuguesa de Envelhecimento Ativo e Saudável tem por objetivo aumentar o número de anos com qualidade de vida da popu...
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ICTskills4All4 months ago
🔬O projeto #FAIR4Health pretende tornar os dados de investigação FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable). Qual é a sua opinião sobre estes princípios? Pode responder aqui:
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ICTskills4All7 months ago
(2021). Improving the digital skills of older adults in a COVID-19 pandemic environment. Educational Gerontology. Ahead of Print.