Grandparent-Grandchild Competition of Informatics was first realised in 2003 when even fewer aging people were familiar with the internet.
The idea is inviting children aged between 4-14 and their grandparents to compete with other gradparent-garndchild couples in a quiz while they can use an internet browser as a support.
Hungary, Information Technology, 2010
Open (source) aspects for realising an information society vision of Hungary
When preparing the attached document actually we were trying to answer the following questions. Under what conditions will IT be capable of meeting the challenge of modernising our society? The carrying out of what tasks the masterminds and organisations representing Inforum do consider to be essential for reducing the lagging behind of our country? The gap between Hungary and the developed states of the Union started to widen again, and the nightmare of a two-speed Europe became reality. Modernisation is a key task due to this as well.
East of Brussels the gap is increasing between East and West Europe. This gap is defined by the GDP, the civilisation, cialis vs generic tadalafil cultural and solidarity level of the society, the political players’ democratic commitment. The proper actions initiated by the EU have different meanings and lead to different results in the different countries. Consequently lagging behind the common objectives is permanent, and the citizens’ disappointment increases.
The first stage of ACCESS-IT 2009 award competition has been completed and we are pleased to inform you that your nomination Grandparent-Grandchild Competition of Informatics has been selected to receive the ACCESS-IT 2009 good practice label. For your information, your project Grandparent-Grandchild Competition of Informatics has been selected along with 42 more to be receive the ACCESS-IT 2009 good practice label and information from your nomination will be included in a special e-publication on ACCESS-IT 2009 that will include the awarded initiatives, the finalists and the additional ones like yours that have received the good practice label.
Around 100 nominations have been submitted from 24 countries including countries outside Europe like United States, Australia, Syrian Arab Republic in the area of e-Accessibility and inclusive ICT, all of them of remarkable significance, that have been evaluated and 19 finalists have been selected for the four ACCESS-IT awards and 42 additional nominations have received the label of ACCESS-IT 2009 good practice label.
All finalists will be rewarded at the ACCESS-IT 2009 event ceremony on the 23rd Sept, and we would encourage anyone involved in the area of e-Accessibility and Assistive Technlogy to attend this unique event. Participation is free and there are still some places left but you need to register as soon as possible at www.access-it-events.org/2009_registration.php if you haven’t done so. As a recipient of the ACCESS-IT 2009 label, you will have the opportunity also to disseminate material about your project Grandparent-Grandchild Competition of Informatics.
For more info on the event agenda, please check http://www.access-it-events.org/2009_access_it_agenda.php .
E-ISOTIS Business Development Director
Pannon Példakép Foundation has announced its Példakép award winners for the nineteenth time.
Pannon Példakép Foundation has announced its Példakép award winners for the nineteenth time. The board of trustees of the Foundation selects role models quarterly in predetermined categories. In the third quarter of 2009, they sought champions of social inclusion. Awardees include Barbara Czeizel, Head of the Centre for Early Development, Tibor Derdák, teacher and sociologist, and Gábor Dombi, grassroots lobbyist.
Hungarian non-governmental organisation ‘Inforum’ invites grandparents and their grandchildren to take part together in an online competition focused on IT. The call opened on 24 March 2009 and will close on 1 May 2009. The 120 short listed pairs of competitors will be invited to the final championship which will be held in Budapest on 10 May 2009. Tovább
Executive Summary Is Hungary rich enough to write off the larger half of the population of active age and to preclude them from the information society? In the age of the internet does the society have the right to open “digital infinity” only for the children, the young people, people with high education, high income, and the inhabitants of cities, and to direct the elderly, the people living in remote villages, the poor, and the less educated to a modern “societal Taygetus”? In our age the basis of getting information is the electric media, and the terrain of societal communication is the internet; and the internet will be more and more the terrain of working and exercising the citizen rights as well. Therefore, can the country allow itself to erect prohibitive barriers for several million people with such reasons likethat they are too old to learn; they live too far for accessing the internet; they are too stupid to learn the skills of the age? Thus, do we have the right to preclude thate generation from which we could otherwise learn as well? Tovább