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» Telecentre Academy's Blog Posts Tagged 'digital literacy' (21)

TCF seeks to empower more women and girls in the next 18 months

Over the last few years, Telecentre Foundation (TCF), through partners across the globe, has equipped over 1 million women and girls in 79 countries with digital skills - a significant achievement which bagged for it the…


Added by on March 30, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Telecentre Women program wins GEM-Tech Award for bridging ICT gender gap [UPDATED]

The Telecentre Women (TCW) Program – a global, multi-stakeholder initiative of Foundation (TCF) geared towards bridging the gender gap in ICT by empowering disadvantaged and underserved community women with ICT access, knowledge and skills and expanding their…


Added by on October 28, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Over 2,500 users register for TCA’s Google certification course Foundation (TCF) is happy to announce that its free Google certification course, which is being offered through the Telecentre Academy (TCA), has been well received, thanks to the…


Added by on March 31, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

TCF inspires change through ICT with over 1M women trained worldwide [UPDATED]

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Foundation (TCF) is happy to announce that, as of January 2014, over 1…


Added by on March 7, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

[UPDATED] Get Google-certified for free!

Here's your chance to get Google-certified for free! Foundation (TCF) and Google have recently joined forces to offer you free training and certification on Google tools. This training and certification program will be delivered through the…


Added by on February 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — 11 Comments

2nd round of digital literacy training course to launch in January [UPDATED]

The second round of Telecentre Women‘s Digital Literacy for Women and Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Training Course will begin on January 13, 2014 and run until February 9. The course, which was …


Added by on December 23, 2013 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

TCF to offer trainer course on digital literacy for women and youth employment and entrepreneurship Foundation, under its Telecentre Women Program, is pleased to announce the opening of a new online course on Digital Literacy for Women and Youth Employment and…


Added by on November 8, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

You’re invited to a party – the Maker Party!

From June 15 to September 15, our friends at Mozilla are hosting a global party dubbed the “Maker Party” which celebrates the amazing things we all can make and learn, thanks to the web. During this period, people across the globe will meet up at great events, learn and make…


Added by on July 31, 2013 at 2:30am — 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

World Pulse partners with TCF for Telecentre Women

World Pulse and Foundation (TCF) have recently entered into a partnership agreement that intends to support the digital empowerment of grassroots women worldwide. The agreement, which was finalized last April 22, 2013, aims to equip women with digital literacy skills and enable…


Added by on May 2, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Voting for the WSIS Project Prizes 2013 now open

It’s time to show your support once again for the outstanding players in the telecentre movement. Several telecentre projects have been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society Project Prizes 2013–including Foundation’s own Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign–and we need your votes to win!…


Added by on February 22, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Telecentre Chronicles: Malvar Community eCenter, Philippines

Last February 2012, Foundation (TCF) brought to you the first article in the Telecentre Chronicles with Amazing Thailand, written by TCF Board of Trustees Vice-Chair, Richard Fuchs. In this second installment of the series, we bring to you the story of another telecentre, this time in Batangas, Philippines. Click below to play the video and watch the story of Malvar Community…


Added by on December 21, 2012 at 11:26am — 2 Comments

Train the Most Women to Become Digitally Literate and win 15,000 Swiss Francs worth of ICT equipment!

Telecentre Women Digital Literacy Campaign Contest: Help us achieve the goal of training 1 million women by the year-end 2012!

Calling all partners! Foundation (TCF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) are hosting a contest (“Contest”) to award ICT equipment to the telecentre that trains the most  number of women to become…


Added by on April 2, 2012 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

The Results Are In! Meet your Most Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers

After weeks of public voting and much deliberation by our judges, Foundation is pleased to announce that we have the results from the Global Search competition to determine the Most Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers. Here are the winners for each region:


Added by on December 12, 2011 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Digital Literacy Campaign gains momentum: 100,000+ women trained, 65 countries participating

A total of 102,461 women around the world have received training in digital literacy from partners of the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign, the global initiative led by the ITU and Foundation. Since the campaign’s launch in Chile last April 7, 2011, the campaign has garnered interest from various regions around the world, gathering support from partners in 65 countries, 6 regional telecentre networks, and the private sector such as Intel. Director of Operations Tess…


Added by on October 3, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Ministry of Agriculture in Chile opens Digital School

Ninety-two (92%) of the rural population will be connected through the government's plan called "Connected Chile", which illuminates 338 points of the region, so "it is essential to provide tools for producers to use this technology for their businesses,"  Alvaro Cruzat, Secretary of Agriculture said at the launch of…


Added by on August 26, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Under the Spotlight: Makaia

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT is a new section where we share with you inspiring stories of members and partners through brief interviews. In the second article under this series, we share the story of Makaia Asesoría Internacional
, a non-profit organization committed to the social and economic…


Added by on July 14, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Thailand pledges to train 100,000 women

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) of Thailand together with the Research Center of Communication and Development Knowledge Management (CCDKM), and Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU) working for, recently announced its intention to train 100,000 Thai women as part of its contribution to the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign. The commitment is, thus far, the highest training pledge received under the…


Added by on June 29, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Philippines begins Training of Trainers for Women’s Campaign

On June 27, the Philippines commenced its Lead Training of Trainers at the CICT-NCC Building in Diliman, Quezon City. The training workshop, which is organized by the Philippine Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) together with the Philippine Community eCenter Network…


Added by on June 28, 2011 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

ITU Sec. General leads call for partners to Telecentre Women Campaign

Secretary General Dr. Hamadoun Toure of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) led the call for partners to the Telecentre Women Campaign yesterday, June 21, at the Opening Session of the Asia Pacific Regional Forum on Digital Inclusion For All held at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore. The session was attended by around 100 ITU members from the government and the private sector, including 14 Ministers/Heads of Information and Communications…


Added by on June 22, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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