In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is happy to announce that, as of January 2014, over 1 million women from different parts of the world have been trained and acquired new ICT skills under its Telecentre Women Digital Literacy Campaign. READ MORE
Telecentre.org Foundation and the Spanish network of telecentres, Guadalinfo, are organizing an event on telecentres and innovation titled “SparkLab Andalucía” on Friday, March 7th, in Andalucia, Spain. Catch the live streaming at 9:00am CET by following this link.
Telecentre.rg Foundation has been nominated for this year’s Internet Awards by the Association of Internet Users based in Spain. The Internet Awards is held annually in line with the celebration of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day every 17th of May. READ MORE
Here's your chance to get Google-certified for free! Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and Google have recently joined forces to offer you free training and certification on Google tools. This training and certification program will be delivered through the Telecentre Academy, TCF’s capacity building arm, and will be carried out through the TCA learning platform. READ MORE
UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT is a section where we share with you inspiring stories of Telecentre.org members and partners through brief interviews. This time, we interview Dwight Wilson, CEO and Co-Founder of Collabriv, a for-profit social venture based in San Francisco and founded in 2012 which helps young professionals worldwide gain critical 21st century skills.
TCF: Tell us about your organization, Collabriv. What exactly do you do?
Posted by Cuchie Echeverria on March 10, 2014 at 11:00am
Empowering women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors is essential to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improve the quality of life for women, men, families and communities. The private sector is a key partner in efforts to advance gender equality and empower women.
The Women's Empowerment Principles offer practical guidance to business and the private sector on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. Developed through a partnership between UNIFEM and the United Nations Global Compact, the Principles are designed to support companies in reviewing existing policies and practices — or establishing new ones — to realize women’s empowerment.
Subtitled Equality Means Business, the Principles emphasize the business case for corporate…Continue
Posted by Seu Yapa on March 7, 2014 at 2:11pm
Nominated projects for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Prizes 2014 have been announced and voting is now open. A number of projects from the telecentre community made it to the shortlist. To read about and vote for these projects, check out the list below:
The training of the trainer for youths as part of the Youth Spark – Enhancing and Developing ICT for youths SMES in Thailand phase II was held during the 5th – 7th March, 2014 at Nangrong Industrial and Community Education College, Buriram Province, Thailand. The training was conducted by the team of trainers from the Research Center of Communication and Knowledge Management (CCDKM) in corporation with the Microsoft, ASEAN Foundation (AF) and Population and Community Development Association (PDA).
During three days, the participants learned to deliver the ICT…Continue
Dear Member,Greetings for a wonderful and productive 2014!As we welcome a brand new year, it’s time to make way for bigger and better things. So this year, we’re expanding our stories and discussions to include anything and everything about Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D). But we’d like…Continue