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
Collabriv, a San Francisco-based organization that helps young professionals worldwide gain the critical skills of the 21st century—skills such as global collaboration and global leadership— is once again recruiting interns for its 2014 program.
Young professionals aged 21-26 from any part of the world except the United States (host country) may apply for the 6-month paid internship program in San Francisco. For this year, Collabriv will be hosting 2 batches of 20 interns each, with the first batch starting in July and the second batch in October.
During the 6-month period, interns will experience and enjoy the following: mentoring and career advising services; access to the Impact Hub, use of Collabriv’s…Continue
Posted by Cuchie Echeverria on March 5, 2014 at 11:00am
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:
Nabil Eid, Telecentre.org Foundation’s Regional Community Coordinator (RCC) for Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has written a book in Arabic that highlights key Information and Communication Technology (ICT) topics that are relevant to telecentre managers, operators, stakeholders and other ICT for development enthusiasts in the region.
The e-book seeks to supplement and support ICT content in Arabic and provide a better understanding of the development efforts carried out in MENA. It outlines the various initiatives undertaken by TCF over the years, as well as encapsulates different studies that reflect the activities and interests of the telecentre network in the region.
Bringing together smart young tech entrepreneurs from all over the Caribbean and let creativity do the magic, is one of the objectives of Digital Jam 3.0 “Caribbean edition” previously launched in the OECS in November, 2013 at the Dominica State College.
With the goal of contributing to job creation for Caribbean youth, Digital Jam 3.0 “Caribbean edition” is a regional initiative of the Government of Jamaica and the World Bank that challenges Caribbean youth to embrace the endless opportunities provided by ICT – Information and Communication Technologies. Whether developing Apps for delivering services through tablets and Smartphones or working remotely using microwork and e-lancing platform, it is clear that ICT have connected the Caribbean to the world, making global opportunities accessible like never before. Your location or the size of your town don’t matter,…Continue
Posted by Seu Yapa on February 26, 2014 at 5:24pm
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