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2018: Promoting responsible behaviours in digital environments

Ynternet.org. will be the National Partner in Switzerland for the second time.  Ynternet.org institute is dedicated to empowering netizenship and training on tools for socio-professional development.

The purpose of the ALL DIGITAL Week 2018 in Switzerland is to empower a responsible use of digital technologies in everyday life activities.

For the success of the 2018 campaign, Ynternet. org will work with its partners: TEDxGeneva, the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), various schools and educational institutions in Genev.

Together they wll organise a range of activities to boost digital skills of users:

  • Activities in specific schools (primary and secondary) to sensibilize and show the good way to use the internet. The training can be on various topics, as it is based on open discussion, depending on the school and the age of the students. Thanks to the different themes exposed directly by the students, themes such as time management, licences and plagiarism, fake news. (http://elearning.ynternet.org).
  • An introduction to digital health literacy with the University of Applied Sciences of Geneva (23th March). The course contains topics such as the transition towards technology, Internet uses and functions, Free Culture and Open Source, digital citizenship (new citizen expressions resulting from societal changes) in the area of health.
  • TEDxGeneva 2018: “And the day after?” on 22nd March. The day after seems far but is right here, right now. Is a common future possible? With this subject, the next TEDxGeneva event will host about 500 participants, including telecom ministers, regional change agents and directors from various public and private organizations. Since 2009, the conferences TEDxGeneva have increasingly achieved success, counting more than 90 speakers sharing their stories and inspiring people to be part of the change

Ynternet.org plans to engage 600 participants in their activities and reach thousands through promotional efforts.

Contact: Athanasios Priftis


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2017: Promoting responsible behaviours in digital environments

For the first time Get Online Week was held in Switzerland in 2017 thanks to our Swiss National Partner Ynternet.org. Ynternet.org institute is dedicated to empowering netizenship and training on tools for socio-professional development. Their network consists of various training and education sectors in Switzerland, which will be engaged in the GOW17 campaign.

The purpose of the GOW17 in Switzerland was to empower a responsible use of digital technologies in everyday life activities.

During Get Online Week 2017, Ynternet. org worked together with its three main partners: University of applied sciences in Geneva, Association Smala (ecovillages in Switzerland), TedXGeneva.  Together they organised a range of activities to boost digital skills of users, all covering the topic of Cybersecurity:

  • Activities in specific schools to sensibilize and show the good way to use internet. These trainings will be held on various topics, such as time management, licences and plagiarism, digital profile, depending on the school. This netizenship campaign starts in march 2017 and will last for 12 months.
  • Social media training for the elderly: A training explaining to seniors how to use the technologies (smartphone, computer) and social networks like Facebook. This is a partnership between ynternet.org and Smala.
  • Specific emailing campaign based on the Mozilla’s Core Web Literacy Curriculum: emailing their subscribers on different topics.
  • Ynternet.org will also introduce their users to their online campaigning through educational selection of videos from their own collection and TEDxGeneva.
  • On the topic of Employment and Entrepreneurship, with the University of Applied Sciences of Geneva Ynternet.org will organise an Introduction to cryptocurrencies: skills for future employability (wikinomics)

100 people were to be involved in face-to-face-training, and 2,000 to be reached through promotional efforts, mainly through direct email campaigning.

Contact: Athanasios Priftis