Great news for Telecentre Managers worldwide! Telecentre Academy (TCA), the training and certification arm of Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF), is launching an incentive program… Continue
Added by telecentre.org on May 30, 2014 at 4:00pm —
A series of research by CCDKM team (Onuma Natseeta, Phannaphat Sopa, Nilrumpai Pattaranont, Kamolrat Intaratat and Piyachat Lomchavakarn) start with the first topic as the study of knowledge, demand, problems and obstacles, aptitudes and expectation of the blind in using information and communication technology.
The study of knowledge, demand, problems, obstacles, aptitudes and expectation of the blind in using information technology by the research center of communication and… Continue
Added by Phannaphat Sopa on May 29, 2014 at 4:14pm —
Have you ever been to Cambodia? If so, have you noticed that everyone there has a mobile phone? Whether you are in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap or even in the countryside, you’ll find people talking on their cell phone all the time.
Mobile Technology for Development
As in other developing countries, …
Added by Seu Yapa on May 29, 2014 at 1:23pm —
Back in 1988, when he was working for Unicef in the Maldives, Sharad Sapra was struggling with a maths problem: how to divide 25 qualified teachers between 325 islands. "One of the things we worked on was video-recording lectures and training people on the islands how to play VHS tapes," says Sapra, now 57 and the director of Unicef's global innovation centre in Nairobi. Over the next couple of… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 29, 2014 at 1:00pm —
Through the mHealth Task Team, GSMA mHealth is supporting the South African National Department of Health (NDoH) to create an interoperable mobile Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (mMNCH) solution, that will address the needs of Millennium Development Goals 4, 5 and 6.
Maternal, perinatal and under-5… Continue
Added by Djamila K. MATHU on May 28, 2014 at 7:00pm —
One reason many in Africa are turning to mobiles for reading is the ubiquity of mobile phones; nearly everyone who is literate has access to one. Moreover, mobile data is more affordable than ever. Printed books are often scarce, especially in schools and less urban areas. Of course, a lack of literacy prevents many from reading books on their mobile devices.
"Millions of people do not… Continue
Added by Djamila K. MATHU on May 28, 2014 at 5:35pm —
We are only now beginning to understand how climate change is impacting our world. It is changing the lives of every one of us, and research suggests that these impacts are likely to accelerate in the future. There are many practical steps we can take to adapt to climate change, and new research… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on May 28, 2014 at 5:15pm —
The Survey of Adult Skills conducted by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) is the first international attempt to assess adults’ aged 16-65 skills in three domains: literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments. These skill groups are considered as “key information-processing competencies” necessary to perform work… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 28, 2014 at 1:01pm —
At World Pulse, it recognize that men play key roles in advancing women’s empowerment. Across the globe women and men are working together towards a new vision of equality in our families and communities. Together, let's bring this vision into… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 28, 2014 at 12:30am —
In 2015, ITU will be celebrating its 150th Anniversary. This celebration will include a number of events and activities to highlight key milestones and achievements, recognizing important contributions of ITU Members to the development of telecommunications/ICTs.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
There are several ways Member States, Private… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 27, 2014 at 12:30am —
We are living in an era that is driven by technology. And although there are some who claim that the technology of today is discouraging creativity, it’s actually quite the opposite. The web and mobile technology provide us with the tools to help unleash our creative potential and inspire innovative thought. Now there are, more specifically, apps… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 26, 2014 at 12:41pm —
We have recently celebrated the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. It was also celebrated in Moldova.
The head of the Ministry of Information Technologies Pavel Filipp congratulated those working in ICT and thanked them for their contribution into creation of the modern information society in… Continue
Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 26, 2014 at 11:00am —
Employees of the non-profit organization Kesher, Makiyivka, Ukraine organized the interactive workshop for high school students under the umbrella of the Microsoft-sponsored IDEA program. The organization has been teaching digital literacy, ICT courses and other education and job search related activities in the local… Continue
Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 24, 2014 at 11:32am —
We have recently received a letter from Bugalcha Nishanova, the manager of the village telecentre in Kyrgyzstan.
“She is a young pleasant woman, always ready to help. Her name is Venera … She started to teach digital… Continue
Added by Yuliya Melnyk on May 24, 2014 at 11:00am —
Following on from the success of the past three years, today Orange is launching the 2014 edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize. A new category has been introduced for the fourth edition: the “Orange Partner" award will recognize the best project that integrates an Orange application.
encouraging innovation and the use of ICT for… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 24, 2014 at 1:23am —
Not all innovative global development solutions are conceived in the field. Photo by: … Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 24, 2014 at 12:30am —
In the crowd of every day life , Ragab El Assuity 52 years, partially forgot his passion with ICT . When he first began working with computer in 2006, it was the start of a new adventure for him. With the help of his son , Ragab learned to use computer and to navigate the internet using google to search for interesting Arabic subjects. he discovered that most of the results are always connected with the name of Kenanaonline .With Kenana Ragab started to acquire the web 2.0 technology skills… Continue
Added by ahmad shaaban on May 22, 2014 at 4:39pm —
Fundación Dédalo has been elected as Board Chair of the Spanish Telecentre Network Association for the next 4 years.
During the 6th Regular Assembly of the Spanish Telecentre Network Association, in which the report of the previous year's accomplishments as well as the budget for the current year were approved, it has elected a new Board of Directors of the association which gathers main telecentre networks in… Continue
Added by Laia Fauró Gual on May 22, 2014 at 4:00pm —
Technology is the quickest route to change for rural Kenyans, and enables them become active players in the country’s economy, according to Julia Moura, executive director of tech skills training startup Tunnel Lab.
In an interview with HumanIPO, Moura said international corporations coming into Kenya in pursuit of natural resources and looking to tap into the population… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 22, 2014 at 1:06am —
In the last decade, Georgia has undertaken massive reforms, particularly in the areas of rule of law, accountability, and transparency. After signing onto the Open Government Partnership, the government of Georgia instituted a plan to ensure access to information for people living in rural areas. With more than 600 underutilized public libraries spread across the country, the… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on May 21, 2014 at 1:46pm —