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Featured Blog Posts – March 2014 Archive (42)

Google CEO Larry Page talks about where Google is going next

The following article reposted from Muktware features an interview with Larry Page, CEO of Google, at TED 2014. In the video, Larry talks about what’s keeping Google busy these days and where…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 31, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2014

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, celebrated each year on 17 May, marks the anniversary of the signature of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865, which led to the creation of the International Telecommunication Union.

This year, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD-2014) will focus on the theme: “Broadband for Sustainable…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 31, 2014 at 4:13am — No Comments

Highlights: Get Online Week MENA - Innovation and Creativity for Development

Get Online Week (GOW) MENA region is a digital empowerment campaign that aims to promote the use of ICT for innovation and social entrepreneurship among youth. GOW MENA took place for the first time this year from…

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Added by Nabil Eid on March 29, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

TCF enjoins partners to celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2014

 

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is enjoining all its member telecentre networks and partners to organize various activities and events to celebrate the upcoming International…

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Added by telecentre.org on March 28, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

GOW14 in full swing: 40,000 Europeans reached so far!

Reblogged from Get Online Week website

Telecentre Europe, the organiser of the Get Online Week 2014, collected preliminary results (available at 26 March) of the…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 28, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments

New book on Rwanda Telecentre Network (RTN) as catalyst for rural transformation published by the International Labor Organization (ILO)

The International Labor Organization (ILO) has published a book on Rwanda Telecentre Network (RTN) and Nyamata Telecentre entitled “Learning from Catalysts of rural transformation”. In additions to the Rwandan success story, the 247 pages book includes other 7 cases selected from 7 countries namely: Lativia, Brazil, Peru, Palestine, India, Benin and Cambodia…

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Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on March 27, 2014 at 10:20pm — No Comments

At risk of digital extinction: Europe's smaller languages fight to survive

The internet and its technologies are eroding many languages, especially in the Baltic countries. What can be done about it?

The Baltic countries are a hotbed of multilingualism in Europe. Bilingualism is the norm in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia; trilingualism is increasingly the new standard.…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 27, 2014 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Basic ICT Training for Grassroots Leaders

Basic ICT Training for Grassroots Leaders 25-28 Mar 2014

The Nueva Vizcaya Community eCenter (NVCeC), under the Information Technology Division of the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya, is undertaking an ICT capability-building project for the various people's organizations…

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Added by Jimmy L. Calata on March 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Press Release: A Turning Point for African Economies

Building a prosperous future at eLearning Africa 2014

More than ever before, Africans are turning to ICT-supported learning to grow their economies. In 2013, the eLearning Africa Report found that 40% of African technology-assisted learning professionals were using ICTs specifically for skills training, up from 18% the previous…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 25, 2014 at 7:33pm — No Comments

The Moral Dilemmas of E-Waste

E-waste is growing. Computers, phones and other electronic devices are increasingly being discarded, as StEP’s e-waste world map shows. Planned and perceived obsolescence make us buy more of them, we discard them when we consider they are not useful anymore, but there are no adequate recycling mechanisms. As a result e-waste is piling up. The different approaches to…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 25, 2014 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Rural Telecenters- What Works, And What Doesn’t?

In Richard Heek’s ICT4D Manifesto, he describes how rural telecenters became “the archetype” of the ICT4D 1.0 movement of the 1990′s and 2000′s. Tried and proven successful in North America and Europe in the 80′s, they were attractive to the West for multiple reasons: they were simple to install, they directly delivered services to the poor, and they were tangible…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 24, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments

A Case for Telecenters Empowering Rwandan Women

Allarfrica recently posted an article about how telecenters have actually been doing some good things for women in rural Rwandan communities. The Rwandan Telecentre Network (RTN) has launched an ICT literacy campaign, designed to help both urban and rural women improve their businesses. The idea behind this…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 24, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

International Girls in ICT Day to be celebrated in Thailand

Background: The Girls in ICT initiative at ITU is a global effort to raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young women to consider studies and careers in ICTs. The International Girls in ICT Day, celebrated on the 4th Thursday of April each year.…

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Added by Phannaphat Sopa on March 21, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Thomas Project: Bringing Appropriate Technology To a Haitian School

United Methodist Communications has begun a pilot project with The Thomas Project, an initiative from the California-Nevada Annual Conference, to integrate appropriate technology into low-resource schools in Haiti. The latest innovation includes a portable cart with laptops, a projector, a charging station and water-filtration – all powered by…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 21, 2014 at 1:43am — No Comments

UNESCO Launches “Women in African History: An E-Learning Tool” to tell the story of women at the forefront of development

"Nobody tells the story that African women are in the forefront of development” Dr Nkopsazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) recently stated at the African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa in early November. UNESCO, through the launch of “Women in African History: An E-Learning Tool” is contributing to changing this story by promoting the central role of…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 21, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

A closer look at Get Online Week 2014

From March 24th to 30th 2014 Telecentre Europe organises its 5th annual edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW) a campaign aiming to raise awareness amongst the young and unemployed on the e-skills needed for the 21st century workplace.

 

Are young people really ICT savy?

 

Although 89% of 16-24 year olds in the…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 21, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

Inspiring stories of African women whose lives have been changed by technology

Since last year, NetAfrica is implementing the Telecentre Women campaign digital literacy in africa. The aim of the initiative is to empower disadvantaged community women with knowledge of ICTs for personal growth and expanded opportunities for better lives. the campaign is implementing in 3 selected networks:…

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Added by Djamila K. MATHU on March 20, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

2014 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation aims to stimulate, celebrate and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa and opens for applications on Thursday 6 March 2014.

The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines to apply their skills to develop scalable…

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Added by Djamila K. MATHU on March 19, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched...

On 18th February, 2014, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with other UN entities, international NGOs, and youth groups and stakeholders, launched a crowdsourcing initiative for youth priorities in the post-2015 development agenda. The crowdsourcing is part of the Global Partnership for Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, which was…

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Added by Seu Yapa on March 19, 2014 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Bold ideas to transform citizen-government relationships emerge as finalists in the Global Innovation Competition

Ten innovators, with ideas set for Indonesia, South Africa, Pakistan, Ghana, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique, have emerged as the finalists of theGlobal Innovation Competition and will compete for a 65,000 GBP grant at theGlobal…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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