Practical Insights on ICT

New Leadership Course Prepares African Leaders for Knowledge Society Development

New Leadership Course Prepares African Leaders for Knowledge Society Development

Published on: Jul 12 2013 by Niamh Brannigan - 1 Comment
On Friday, 5th July, in one of the largest African Union Commission (AUC) initiatives in professional development, 213 mid-to-senior level Government and public...
BarCamp Shows ICT Dam Ready to Burst in Myanmar

BarCamp Shows ICT Dam Ready to Burst in Myanmar

Published on: Mar 25 2013 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off on BarCamp Shows ICT Dam Ready to Burst in Myanmar
Attendees look on at the opening ceremony for BarCamp Yangon 2013. Photo: Mark Summer Recently Mark Summer, Inveneo’s co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer,...
Collaboration for innovation, creative minds from Ireland and Kenya launch a new course in Digital Creative Media in Nairobi

Collaboration for innovation, creative minds from Ireland and Kenya launch a new course in Digital Creative Media in Nairobi

Published on: Nov 13 2012 by Niamh Brannigan - Comments Off on Collaboration for innovation, creative minds from Ireland and Kenya launch a new course in Digital Creative Media in Nairobi
This week, at Nairobi’s Kenya Institute of Education (KIE), 16 aspiring young digital creatives are gathering together with experts and tutors in animation, graphic...
ICT must be used in improving the employability of youth

ICT must be used in improving the employability of youth

Published on: Nov 07 2011 by Tyrone Hall - Comments Off on ICT must be used in improving the employability of youth
The use of ICT to strengthen youth employability in the developing world ought to be pursued vigorously. To be clear: ICTs aren’t the only route to improving...
ICT: Changing the Face of Agriculture

ICT: Changing the Face of Agriculture

Published on: Oct 12 2011 by Tyrone Hall - 3 Comments
The mere mention of agriculture conjures, for many, outmoded images of a backbreaking industry. It’s an image that holds true in some places where few farmers...
Agriculture: A knowledge-based Industry

Agriculture: A knowledge-based Industry

Published on: Sep 09 2011 by Tyrone Hall - 1 Comment
Enriching rural coffee farmers with educational videos via iPads Getting the right information to farmers, when and where they need it, in a form (language and...
Are we in the IT sector or the ICT sector?

Are we in the IT sector or the ICT sector?

Published on: Jun 06 2011 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
When you think and speak of your company and your profession, do you use the term “IT”, as in Information Technology, or do you say “ICT”...
3-step framework to integrate ICTs into development

3-step framework to integrate ICTs into development

Published on: Dec 13 2010 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 3-step framework to integrate ICTs into development
Editing video to promote social change stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); Building on my panel discussion around ICT and Millennium...
The Dangers and Opportunities of Girls in Cyberspace

The Dangers and Opportunities of Girls in Cyberspace

Published on: Aug 02 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on The Dangers and Opportunities of Girls in Cyberspace
“Girls in Cyberspace: Dangers and Opportunities” (PDF) from Plan USA examines both the challenges and empowering possibilities facing girls when accessing...
Are Most Investments in Technology for Schools Wasted? – a live Educational Technology Debate

Are Most Investments in Technology for Schools Wasted? – a live Educational Technology Debate

Published on: Apr 16 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Are Most Investments in Technology for Schools Wasted? – a live Educational Technology Debate
The Educational Technology Debate – an initiative of World Bank and Unesco to explore the impact of low-cost ICT devices on educational systems in the developing...