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FrauenComputerZentrumBerlin e.V. (FCZB)

Cuvrystr. 1
10997 Berlin
Germany

Phone No.: +49 30 617970-30
Fax No.: +49 30 617970-10
E-mail adress:info@fczb.de
 rosen@fczb.de
Internet:http://www.fczb.de
Contact person: Duscha Rosen

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The FCZB is an innovative further education centre which has been developing and providing IT courses and advice for women from various backgrounds and living situations and with differing ambitions since 1984. With innovative occupational IT (interface) qualifications and training in media studies, we can open up future-oriented career opportunities for women and offer wider target groups access to the information society. The FCZB is sponsored by the non-profit organisation "FrauenComputerZentrumBerlin”.

Aims:
• to encourage equal opportunities for men and women and the fulfilment of the multifarious talents of every section of the population on the job market and other economic and business areas.
• to strengthen women's capacity to act individually and make their own decisions as well as increasing their chances of supporting themselves.
• to reduce discrimination against women in the job market, especially in IT or similar jobs, by offering appropriate training.
• to employ new technology to draw in wider target groups and give them access to the information society's global network and to give women, especially, a better chance of pursuing a future-oriented career.
• to increase the appreciation and integration of diversity in business and the community and strengthen the gender and cross-cultural development of individuals and organisations.

Projects:
• IT and Media Studies Centre: This includes numerous different qualification opportunities and various training formats.
• Don't be afraid of the big bad computer: this project is directed at female office workers who wish to rejoin the jobs market after parental leave.
• Media Skills & Work-Life Balance: a unique nationwide ESF model project which gives disabled women career change, retraining, and qualification opportunities, enabling them to get back into work after a long period of illness, or to find suitable employment in the case of long term disability.
• ARCA: securing young recruits and cross-cultural skills by in-house training.
• Perspective 2.0: enter the world of work with crucial media skills
• Passage+: managing transitions in women's and juvenile prisons.
• Transit: qualification and work in transitional management in prisons.
• RISE: social (re)integration by education and training.
• HOV-TAL: Hear Our Voices Through Active Learning – the Grundtvig programme – Learning partnership; HOV-TAL aims to promote active learning in the over 50s.

Duscha Rosen is in charge of publicity at the Berlin Women's Computer Centre (FCZB).

On request we can offer other net participants advice, give a presentation, and provide up-to-date information and contacts in the field of our work.



 

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