In Arlington County, Virginia, where I recently had two kids in elementary school, I knew there were a variety of “garden” paths for my children to have access to textbooks and other reading materials – in their classrooms, nearby libraries and at home. Unfortunately, in the majority of the countries where I work in…Continue
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Telecentre-Europe (TE) held its annual general assembly from Feb 25-26 in Brussels, Belgium. The event brought together the network’s member organizations to review the past year’s activities and strategic decisions as well as to…Continue
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The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) will launch the second edition of its centerpiece publication, the Affordability Report 2014, at GSMA's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on March 4, 2015 in an event to be co-hosted by A4AI member Ericsson. The event will feature a brief presentation of the report's key findings plus a lively and insightful panel discussion with high-level government officials and key…Continue
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The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) will launch the second edition of its centerpiece publication, the Affordability Report 2014, at GSMA's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on March 4, 2015 in an event to be co-hosted by…Continue
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UN Women and the European Commission, together with the Belgian Development Cooperation and UNRIC, are launching a Comic and Cartoon…Continue
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Since I began writing about the Siyafunda Community Technology Centres (CTC), this group’s accomplishments in training and educating people in South Africa have been nothing short of spectacular. I recently talked with founding director, …Continue
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Many thoughts are running through his mind — why would someone not love these bundles of joy? Why…Continue
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Fresh produce were seen lining up the walkway towards the conference hall of Maejo University on 20 January 2015, the first day of the “SAFSeN-ASEAN Smart Farmers Regional Carnival”. There were garden-fresh baby carrots, cabbages, turnips, potatoes, chilis on sale. Organic rice - the normal variety, the red and black variety packaged in different sizes were available for sale from Laos,…Continue
It’s time to flip the script for women and girls leading science and technology innovation globally. Women must be equal participants, leaders, and shapers in an increasingly connected world. Right now, women around the world are too often excluded from the global technology revolution. The result: more inequality, less innovation, and solutions that leave women out.
Take action to …Continue
Added by Cuchie Echeverria on February 19, 2015 at 11:33am — No Comments
Here’s a bit of good news from Telecentre Foundation (TCF) -- we’re bringing our Entrepreneurship and ICTs course directly to communities across the globe!
TCF, through its training arm Telecentre…Continue
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The Global Junior Challenge (GJC) is an international contest rewarding projects that make innovative use of Information and Communication Technologies in the social inclusion area, education for life,…Continue
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In cooperation with the Supreme Education Council, the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) launched a new educational program to raise cyber safety and security awareness among students.
The phased program, called “Haseen”, an Internet safety & security…Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on February 17, 2015 at 3:37pm — No Comments
Ron Bruder founder and chair of EFE Foundation remarks, that there is a lot of frustration among Arab youth. The situation for them is undoubtedly an uphill struggle, different youth voices support this statement. Kefi Ghazi claimed “I was frustrated to see that…Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on February 17, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Leading global development organizations are just beginning to utilize mobile technologies to improve the efficiency and quality of the data they collect, manage, analyze, and share. However, there is so much more the international development community could be doing with this powerful technology to make better decisions and meet broader global development goals.
Thankfully, you can now learn…Continue
Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on February 17, 2015 at 2:08pm — No Comments
In line with its commitment to the creation of millions of jobs in the technology market, Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Four D Associates.
Speaking at the ceremony, Peter Jack, Director General of the agency said if adequately deployed and nurtured, telecenters can create 1.2…Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on February 17, 2015 at 2:07pm — No Comments
Central City Leo Tolstoy Library, Shostka, Sumy region, Ukraine is offering free service for seniors - classes of digital literacy and online search of information. Classes are organized in partnership with the Department of Information Technologies of the University of the Third Generation that has been based in the…Continue
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In recent years India has been marred by multiple high profile rape cases that have generated international backlash. The brutal 2012 rape and murder of a 23 year old medical student on a bus in Delhi sparked protests across India, and became a…Continue
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