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The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility

The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility

Published on: Jan 20 2014 by Linda Raftree - Leave a Comment
Migration has been a part of the human experience since the dawn of time, and populations have always moved in search of resources and better conditions. Today,...
Bask in the Technology Spotlight at the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

Bask in the Technology Spotlight at the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

Published on: Aug 23 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Youth today have unprecedented access to information with near ubiquitous Internet access powered by radical increases in mobile technology and new low-cost...
Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Published on: Aug 16 2013 by Linda Raftree - 2 Comments
Recently, 600 exceptional youth activists from 80 countries arrived to New York City for a UN Takeover, where they called for urgent action by member states...
126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

Published on: Aug 02 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
126 million. The old adage says that there is strength in numbers, but in this case it is a sign of a global society that either cares too little or is not imaginative...
How We Can Create Digital Jobs for African Youth

How We Can Create Digital Jobs for African Youth

Published on: Jul 18 2013 by Linda Raftree - 3 Comments
At the Technology Salon on “How Can We Create Digital Jobs for African Youth?” our discussion was led by Lauren Dawes, who leads the GSMA’s...
How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

Published on: Jul 01 2013 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
According to the UN, there are 75 million unemployed youth globally, making youth unemployment one of the biggest challenges for both developing and developed...
The Challenges of Illiteracy and ICT Training in Bhutan

The Challenges of Illiteracy and ICT Training in Bhutan

Published on: Jun 21 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
Bhutan’s timeline is unique: formal education was introduced there in 1960, Internet and TV were introduced in 1999, and democracy was introduced in 2008. Because...
Jobs and Skills for Youth: How Telecentres can Make a Difference

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

Published on: May 28 2013 by Masha Tarle - Comments Off
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...
How Technology Can Support Migratory Children and Youth

How Technology Can Support Migratory Children and Youth

Published on: Nov 28 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off
The November 14, 2012, Technology Salon NYC focused on ways that ICTs can support work with children who migrate. Our lead discussants were: Sarah Engebretsen and...
What are the Innovations in Mobile Technology for Youth Workforce Development?

What are the Innovations in Mobile Technology for Youth Workforce Development?

Published on: Oct 10 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off
RSVP now for Innovations in Mobile Technology for Youth Workforce Development, Monday, October 15, from 9:00 am-12:30 pm EDT. We’ll have a stimulating and...