The Digital Travellers project brings together six partners from five different European countries who will join forces to foster digital inclusion of digitally excluded groups through public libraries: Bibliothèques Sans Frontières from France, Bibliothèques Sans Frontières Belgique from Belgium,
Fundacja Rozwoju Spoleczenstwa Informacyjnego from Poland, Koninklijke Bibliotheek Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland from the Netherlands, Suomen Kirjastoseura from Finland and Public Libraries 2030.
They will be responsible for the training of the 80 selected librarians, in four countries (Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands and Poland). The documentation of this training will be available online to all partners and libraries in their networks.
With regards to their strong experience in advocacy, PL2030 will lead the formulation of policy recommendations based on evaluation of project impact. It will be in charge of the whole organisation and mobilisation of policy makers and other stakeholders, around the annual Generation Code: Born at the Library event at the European Parliament in Brussels during EU Code Week 2021. PL2030 will also strongly support dissemination and communication and will manage the project website.
The Finnish Library Association (FLA) has a steady partnership with libraries across Finland FLA will also be responsible for coordinating for the testing of the upscaled and translated best practice in libraries in the 4 countries.
For the Digital Travellers project, FRSI will lead on quality assurance and evaluation, based on their extensive experience in project management and evaluation, especially in previous Erasmus+ projects.
The KB will coordinate the preparation phase, with oversight on partners’ upscaling of the Digital Travellers best practice and mapping the resources to the EU Digital Competence
Framework for Citizens (DigComp).