Practical Insights on ICT Skills

Why Digital Skills Really Matter for ICT4D Projects – Your Weekend Long Reads

Why Digital Skills Really Matter for ICT4D Projects – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 10 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Why Digital Skills Really Matter for ICT4D Projects – Your Weekend Long Reads
In an increasingly online world, people need digital skills to work and live productively. One of the major barriers to digital uptake is a lack of these skills. Across...
Basic Mobile Internet Skills Training Toolkit

Basic Mobile Internet Skills Training Toolkit

Published on: Jul 17 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Mobile phones are much more than just a tool for making calls. Increasingly they are the primary way people across the world access the internet. Whilst the internet...
The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

Published on: Apr 13 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The popularization of internet, social media, and mobile applications have intensely changed our modern society, creating new ways for starting and managing a business...
Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Published on: Jan 16 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes
Leading global development organizations are just beginning to utilize mobile technologies to improve the efficiency and quality of the data they collect, manage,...
News Flash: Facebook and Games Are Actually Useful!

News Flash: Facebook and Games Are Actually Useful!

Published on: Jun 09 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
How many times have you heard schoolteachers or community officials bemoan how much time youth are “wasting” on social media like Facebook, or playing...
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 on Jobs and Skills for Youth: How Telecentres can Make a Difference
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...
4 Reasons Why Short-Term Volunteers Are Bad for ICT4D Projects

4 Reasons Why Short-Term Volunteers Are Bad for ICT4D Projects

Published on: Mar 05 2012 by Wayan Vota - 21 Comments
. Those of us working in ICT4D often get offers of short-term volunteer support from well-meaning folks who want to help expand the use of technology in Africa....
14 Lucrative ICT Skills for African Software Developers and Designers in 2012

14 Lucrative ICT Skills for African Software Developers and Designers in 2012

Published on: Jan 16 2012 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In the American and European technology space there’s a growing problem. There’s so much funding available for early stage startups that everyone and their...
4 Reasons why Facebook is an Educational Tool for Schools

4 Reasons why Facebook is an Educational Tool for Schools

Published on: Dec 03 2010 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Recently I helped review the use of information and communication technologies in the Jordanian public school system and I was intrigued to find that Facebook was...