During lockdown, Stichting Mano displayed resilience by swiftly developing digital programms tailored to local citizens with limited literacy. These included personalized coaches for topics like ‘Literacy and Money’ and ‘Literacy and Health,’ along with essential language courses. These online alternatives replaced traditional in-person sessions and cafes, allowing for continued community engagement and education.
This ambitious project, initiated by the Estonian Association of Pensioners’ Associations, aims to empower elderly individuals by providing them with training modules to enhance their digital literacy skills. By challenging the commonly held belief that age is a barrier to learning and personal development, this initiative seeks to bridge the digital divide among the elderly population.
Concordia Bulgaria Foundation initiated activities under the project “Life after COVID – psychological support for Children and families affected by the Epidemiological Crisis”, financed under the “IRIS” programme of the “Workshop for Civil Initiatives” Foundation.
The Scottish Attainment Challenge Equity Audit provides a better understanding of the impact of COVID-19 and school closures on children and young people from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
The Raoul Wallenberg Academy offered its expertise by developing a digital kit for teachers.
The ‘Remote School’ programme was started to facilitate remote education in Poland during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SYPO Project helps educators to develop various personal and professional skills.
Czech Television created a series of live interactive school classes called TV Teacher [UčíTelka].
During the pandemic, the French government implemented policy measures to address the growing digital gap.
The Ankara Metropolitan Municipality (ABB) has launched a project called ‘Internet to Villages’, which aims to bring internet infrastructure to nearby villages.
The University of Porto provided a psychological support line during the pandemic to help ameliorate any new or increased mental health problems among its community.
Cáritas de Coimbra, a Portuguese charity, specifically supported Roma pupils and students during the pandemic.