The latest town storming session on Microsoft Sri Lanka’s quest to speed the dispersion of technology to rural communities through the Gamata IT campaign was held in Hatton under the auspices of M. Rengaraj, Director Zonal Education, Zonal Education Office, Hatton in Sri Lanka.
The students of the Shannon Tamil Maha… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on June 30, 2010 at 5:33pm —
The visit was conducted at a time when delivery of public services through ICTs to population in many African regions is still a huge challenging issue. Implementation of regional protocols and policy agreements to improve universal access… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on June 30, 2010 at 3:00pm —
COMMUNICATIONS and transport permanent secretary in Zambia Dominic Sichinga has said Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are an increasingly important pre-requisite for social and economic development.
And Tanzanian Telecentre Network secretary Felician Ncheye said it is important for the Southern African countries to integrate their… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on June 30, 2010 at 2:45pm —
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Closing date is 15th of July
What are e-India awards 2010?
E-India is a multi-conference organized by CSDMS. The conference held annually in august in India with more than six tracks includes Telecentre, e-government, e-agriculture, digital learning,… Continue
Added by AHMED SUDAN on June 30, 2010 at 12:30am —
We want to share with our friends Telecentre.org the tremendous happiness of having been among the 18 selected for the E-India Awards 2010 in the Innovative Grassroots Telecentre Initiative component of the Year.
Our project works in vulnerable urban neighborhoods in our country and we aim to implement a model of social appropriation of ICT to ensure that the residents use of ICT for the recovery of their neighborhood and their… Continue
Added by Erika Silva Urbano on June 29, 2010 at 3:17am —
Added by Muralikrishna on June 28, 2010 at 6:45pm —
VOTE FOR SRI LANKA MY PROJECT E-INDIA 2010
Innovative Grassroots Telecentre Initiative of the Year
Innovative Grassroots Telecentre Initiative of the Year… Continue
Added by Muralikrishna on June 26, 2010 at 10:45pm —
How many social networking/social entrepreneurship ideas born every day? A hundred? A thousand? A million? And how many of them turned into successful, lasting and profitable ventures? I don't know the global statistics of this phenomenon. But I have observed a number of my friends generating ideas every day, investing their valuable time and money into those ideas, facing social complexities, family bindings, and finally giving up that idea, their study and sometimes their family also. What… Continue
Added by ANM Azam Mehrab on June 26, 2010 at 8:13pm —
Participants to the just concluded West and Central Africa Com (WECA) conference in Dakar, Senegal, are hopeful that Africa, like other developed continents of the world, would soon experience full broadband revolution.
Majority of speakers, who were concerned about the poor state of infrastructure in Africa, called on telecom operators from various countries in Africa, especially those from West and Central Africa, to intensify efforts in building networks that would accommodate the… Continue
Added by Sandra Nassali on June 25, 2010 at 4:15pm —
Now that Ning’s free service days are numbered, I have been doing my own research, checking out other available options that will enable those that cannot afford to pay for premium service to enjoy the benefits of having a community website minus the subscription fee.
In the course of my research on available social networking platforms and community building tools, I stumbled upon this interesting video that makes a comparison between Dolphin 7 – an open-source, downloadable, free… Continue
Added by Cuchie Echeverria on June 25, 2010 at 12:27pm —
Ang kabataan ang pag-asa ng bayan - translated to English word for word: the youth is the hope of the nation - Jose Rizal is convinced t'is to be the destiny of the Filipino youth. More than a hundred years later, somewhere in the municipality of Boac in the island province of Marinduque, two out-of-school youth learners have come back to “school” through the eSkwela Center - doing their best not to disappoint him.
Added by Avelino Mejia, Jr. on June 24, 2010 at 12:00pm —
United Nations- Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development or UN-APCICT
has brought out the first two editions of its new ICTD Case Study Series. Titled 'ICT Human Capacity Building for Development' and 'ICT for Disaster Risk Reduction', the publications provide analysis and compilation of best practices and case studies on different aspects of ICTD and ICT capacity building in the Asia… Continue
Added by Shipra Sharma on June 22, 2010 at 6:12pm —
The 601st Nenasala under the programme of setting up 1000 Nenasala telecentres or ‘wisdom outlets’ island-wide will be declared open at the Badulla Senarat Paranavitana Library on Thursday 24th instant at 9.00 a.m.
The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) says that the setting of this Nenasala is a… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on June 22, 2010 at 12:54pm —
It is really a big news for Bangladesh and the telecentre community of the world. Bangladesh government is taking lead to ensure access points in all over the country by 2012. Union Information and Service Centre is the newly introduced model in Bangladesh since 2009. As of today around 1000 UISCs establishment process is enrolling all over the country. District Commissioner Office leading the initiative of training with the support of a 150 trainers pool. I am feeling proud to be part of it.
Added by M. Ataur Rahman on June 21, 2010 at 5:30pm —
2000 more unions to get ICT facilities in Bangladesh
In line with the present government's vision to build 'Digital Bangladesh' by 2021, ICT facilities will be expanded to 2000 more unions in the country by this year to reach such facilities to the doorsteps of the rural people.
"Against the backdrop of tremendous success in 102 unions,… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on June 21, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Tomorrow, June 18, is Get Online Philippines Day
Spearheaded by the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT)
, the event will kick off with the launch of the Get Online Philippines
campaign during a symbolic ceremony that will take place in the morning at the CICT Building in Quezon City, to be followed by a validation workshop on the formulation of the country's telecentre… Continue
Added by Cuchie Echeverria on June 17, 2010 at 2:30pm —
On Tuesday 15th June 2010, was opened the “Workshop on the Early Intervention for Disabled Families.” The national workshop was organized by the Syrian Special Olympics Committee's and collaboration with the Studies Centre for Handicapped Research (SCHR), Salamieh.
The workshop took place in Al Rajaa society in Hama, Syria
The opening ceremony attended by Mrs. Rana Al Akhras, Director of initiatives in the Syrian Special Olympics, Mr. Nabil… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on June 16, 2010 at 4:30pm —
Theekshana, which had been set up by University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) in Sri Lanka to handle its International and Local donor funded consultancies signed an agreement with Telecentre.org Foundation to host and maintain eLearning Platform of Global Telecentre.org Academy on 3rd of June, 2010.
Prof. Gihan Wikramanayake Director UCSC who is also the chairman of its company signed the agreement on behalf of Theekshana and Dr. Basheerhamad Shadrach , Executive Director… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on June 14, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Under the Udubaddawa Nenasala there is a well established English Teaching programme at village level called e-pacific. Udubaddawa Nenasala joined hand with pannala, Gonulla, Kuliyapitiya, Wewagama and Nattandiya Nenasala are doing this enabling English literacy of village are students for more than two years. Here 18 young youth have been appointed as English teachers and they are teaching English language in G.S. divisions’ level in temples or public places.… Continue
Added by Santhusha Jayathilaka on June 12, 2010 at 9:07pm —
The Telecenters Award Brazil is an achievement of ATN, in co-promotion with the Ministries Science and Technology and Mines and Energy, Support Center for Technology Development at the University of Brasilia and with several other partners from the public and private sectors.
The Telecenters Award Brazil’s main goals:
· Acknowledge the work of digital inclusion by the public and private sector, stimulate the activities of Telecenters across the country;
· Raise… Continue
Added by Eiko Kawamura on June 12, 2010 at 5:04am —