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May 2013 Blog Posts (82)

SSC Result look she

Added by Md.Minarul Islam on May 31, 2013 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Pictures from Bangladesh Telecentre Network(uisc)

Mohajonpur uisc, Mujibnagar

Added by Md.Minarul Islam on May 31, 2013 at 5:51pm — No Comments

‘Nenasala’ (telecentre) Manager Wins Global Telecenter Award in Spain

A rural ‘Nenasala’ operator from Sri Lanka bagged the best telecentre manager award at the recently concluded Global Telecenter Awards in Spain. Owner/Manager of the Suriyawewa Nenasala in Hambantota initiated by the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), Deepika Priyadharshanee won this prestigious award, beating 60…


Added by Seu Yapa on May 31, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

New Learning Models - great session at Spark

The session New Learning Models took place during the first day at Spark as one of the concurrent sessions focused on People. The different panelists shared different visions about the new methodologies and learning systems (including MOOCs ) that are being tested and implemented in different regions.

Apart from Gabriela Barna (Director of Education for an Open Society - Romania), the rest of the panelists are based in Spain, where the investment in research and…


Added by Laia Fauró Gual on May 29, 2013 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Resources, Aquaculture, Value Addition, Agribusiness and Knowledge (RAVAAK) Centres

I have published some photos on the model of agribusiness practices that I have been engaged with.

I wish to explain the rationale of the RAVAAK model in the paragraphs below:


With so much work going on on Natural Resources, we have integrated Resources focus to define the work that people can discuss, see or even share knowledge on in the community telecentre that we work with smallholder farmers to…


Added by Kiringai Kamau on May 29, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Nine shine in the 1st Global Telecentre Awards

The Spark13 conference in Granada, Spain put a spotlight on nine winners today, May 29, 2013, during the 1st Global Telecentre Awards (GTA) ceremony held at the Garcia Lorca Auditorium at the Palacio de Congresos. The awards ceremony was organized by Foundation (TCF) and co-presented by the National Information Society Agency of Korea (NIA) and Microsoft…


Added by Vida Gabe on May 29, 2013 at 6:43pm — 16 Comments

Nenasala (Telecentres in Sri Lanka) Shines at Global Telecentre Awards 2013

The first evrer Global Telecentre Awards 2013 was successfully concluded few minute back from Granada, Spain and a Nenasala (telecentre) Manger from Sri Lanka bagged the award for Best Telecentre Manager. G.A. Deepika Priyadharshani, is the telecentre manager from Sooriyawewa, a small…


Added by Seu Yapa on May 29, 2013 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

ICT skills for world’s largest refugee camp

Dadaab, Kenya, is home to nearly half a million Somali refugees. For many, the walls of a refugee camp are the only life they have ever known. But education and skills development can break down these barriers, with technology as the catalyst. This is why I am delighted to…


Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on May 29, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

TCF announces partnership with ChangeCorp Foundation (TCF) and ChangeCorp announced today, May 28, 2013, a partnership between the two organizations for the benefit of telecentre women across the globe.

In a brief segment at the Spark 13 conference (also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres) in Granada, Spain, TCF’s Director of Operations Tess Camba and ChangeCorp CEO and…


Added by on May 29, 2013 at 4:19pm — 1 Comment

TCF debuts book on Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers

May 28, 2013, Granada, Spain – Foundation (TCF) is proud to announce the launch of its book, Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers: 100 Stories. The English Edition of the e-book, which was officially debuted at Spark13, the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres on May 28,…


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Rwanda MYICT signs MoU with DOT Rwanda

DOT Rwanda has signed an agreement with the Rwandan Ministry of Youth and ICT to deliver its empowerment, employment and entrepreneurship programmes through the Ministry’s Youth Empowerment for Global Opportunity (YEGO) centres.

The YEGO centres operate under the Ministry of Youth and ICT and were set up to serve the youth across the country, by…


Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on May 29, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments

SPARK13: Empowering Women Through Telecentres

The role of telecentres is to reduce the gender gap to access the internet. The first speaker, Ann Mei Chang, Senoir Advisor for Women and Technology in the Secretary’s office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State talked about  the Cherie Blair Foundation’s project which is the campaign of the gender gap to access mobile phone and the internet and empower women to have their own business.…


Added by Boonyaporn Chimploy on May 29, 2013 at 2:26pm — 1 Comment

New public access will open June 4

The undersea cable link between Cuba and Jamaica came online in mid May and that connection may now be bearing fruit. …


Added by Vida Gabe on May 29, 2013 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Market Place - 1st day at Spark


This first day has been really intense, and especially at the Hub and at the Market Place, the activity has been “non stop”.

From new online newspapers to recycle workshop, different kind of initiatives have been presented, and they…


Added by Laia Fauró Gual on May 28, 2013 at 10:53pm — 1 Comment

Jobs and Skills for Youth: How Telecentres can Make a Difference

Youngster completing Skillage application_telecentre Craiova

A young Romanian completes a Skillage application

The demand for employees with ICT skills in Europe is growing considerably: as many as 900,000 ICT job vacancies are forecasted to remain unfilled by 2015. At the same time, young Europeans are gravely affected by unemployment: 23.5% of Europeans under 25 years old are out of work. What is even more worrying is that 14 million young people in Europe are currently neither in employment, education, nor…


Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on May 28, 2013 at 9:08pm — 5 Comments

Call for Papers

Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) and the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) invite contributions for the 4th issue of their joint publication titled 'ICT for Development Working Paper Series' for 2013.Focus for our next issue will be e-Agriculture. For details download the file from this link:…


Added by Shahid Uddin Akbar on May 28, 2013 at 1:25am — No Comments

Stay connected to the Spark13 conference!

Catch the Spark13 conference online with our Spark TV Channel! The 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, Spark13, will be broadcast on our official event website, beginning May 28 until May 29. So even if you’re not in Granada for the…


Added by on May 27, 2013 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Help teach the world the web!

Mozilla is a non-profit with a mission to make the web more open, and they believe learning and education play a huge role in accomplishing that. They're spearheading a global Maker Party campaign from June 15 to September 15 that is all about spreading digital literacy and celebrating the amazing things we can make and do thanks to the web. They are looking for local leaders (technologists, educators, government officials, volunteers, parents, etc.) to host community…


Added by on May 27, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

MCIT - Egypt - Yearbook 2012

A look back at MCIT’s activities and achievements for the year 2012. MCIT Yearbook details new and continuing initiatives, events and other calendar highlights relevant to Egypt's progress in the ICT field both on the local and international levels.

for more details about the book…


Added by ahmad shaaban on May 26, 2013 at 11:18pm — No Comments

ADB, Microsoft unveil mobile apps for social development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) andMicrosoft Corporation unveiled the finalists of the “Apps for Asia” Redesigning Development Programme during ADB’s 46th Annual Meeting in India on 4 May 2013.

“Apps for Asia” is a programme that aims to tap on the ingenuity of independent software…


Added by Seu Yapa on May 24, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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