Practical Insights on ICT Skills

4 Reasons Why Telecentres Matter in the Mobile Phone Era

4 Reasons Why Telecentres Matter in the Mobile Phone Era

Published on: Jan 30 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In rural areas of Africa, information and communication services provided by telecentres are instrumental in community and national development as well as improving...
Introducing the National Artificial Intelligence Policy for Rwanda

Introducing the National Artificial Intelligence Policy for Rwanda

Published on: Dec 20 2023 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to dramatically improve lives and livelihoods across the Republic of Rwanda, as well as make remarkable progress...
5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

Published on: Sep 15 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Digital services have the potential to improve rural entrepreneurs’ access to wider markets and increase their competitiveness among other benefits. Moreover,...
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...
Bring Your Innovative Workforce Ideas to USAID Indonesia

Bring Your Innovative Workforce Ideas to USAID Indonesia

Published on: Jul 27 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Bring Your Innovative Workforce Ideas to USAID Indonesia
On June 24, 2015, USAID/Indonesia announced a call for creative ideas on how to develop an inclusive and vibrant workforce that harnesses the skills and talents...
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...
Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Published on: Apr 14 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?
Did you know that Indonesia launched a new curriculum last year that removed information technology, among other subjects, in favor of Bahasa Indonesia, nationalism...