I-LINC best practices open call

I-LINC is building an extensive database of best practices.

We need your input

I-LINC is looking for forward looking projects and initiatives supporting youth employment and boosting young people’s digital and/or entrepreneurial skills.


Every effort is important for I-LINC! You can be working on a local, regional, international level and you can be focusing on one or more areas. What matters is your willingness and impact in ensuring a bright future for young people in the rapidly developing digital society.


Submitted practices must demonstrate some innovative aspects, proven impact (on a local, national or international level) and sustainability.

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Best practice in what area?

We are looking for best practices supporting young people's employability and entrepreneurship in one or more of the following areas:

  • Developing tools for teaching and learning digital skills
  • Developing ICT education and training curricula for professional development
  • Developing digital competences/skills self-assessment tools
  • Boosting entrepreneurship skills of young people
  • Boosting employability opportunities for young people
  • Fostering digital inclusion
  • Other areas you think might be relevant


Let us know by participating in the I-LINC open call.

Why should I participate?

All eligible practices will be added to the I-LINC portal where visitors will rate them.


By submitting your initiative by 31st of August, you enter a competition to win the Telecentre Europe Best practice award 2016. The award winner and two runner ups will be invited to attend the Telecentre Europe Annual Conference and the 1st I-LINC Conference organised in Gent, Belgium, on 7th of October 2016. An award ceremony will be organised on the evening of the 7th of October. Travel and accommodation costs for the award winner will be covered by the organisers. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to present your initiative to an audience of 150 participants.


I-LINC aims to build an extensive best practices database in order to give visibility to practices and facilitate sharing of knowledge and experience.


See what other organisations are doing and let them know about your work. Be an inspiration to others! And why not plan joint activities, foster replication or scale up!


Once your practice is uploaded, don't forget to send a link to your relevant stakeholders to let them know the rating system is open.

Practical information

To participate in the open call, please complete the application form. Explain briefly what your project/initiative is about. What is the reasoning behind it and what makes it different from other initiatives/projects in the area (geographical or thematic)?


For more information about I-LINC, please see http://www.i-linc.eu/web/portal/about . If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at info@i-linc.eu .