Practical Insights on Youth

How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?

How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?

Published on: Sep 05 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?
This week the mEducation Alliance* will host its second symposium, bringing together institutions and organizations that are interested in and/or supporting...
Want ICT4D Program Success? Then Hire and Empower Local Staff like David Rodriguez

Want ICT4D Program Success? Then Hire and Empower Local Staff like David Rodriguez

Published on: Aug 06 2012 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
In the International NGO sector, we often discuss ways that development organizations can better bridge development and ICTs. If you ask me, this video shows...
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...
How Is Technology Causing Breakthroughs in Youth Economic Opportunity?

How Is Technology Causing Breakthroughs in Youth Economic Opportunity?

Published on: Oct 21 2011 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
At the Making Cents International’s Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference, the youth and ICTs panel mentioned a few of the many areas where new technologies...
Seven Tips for Successful Youth Technology Programs

Seven Tips for Successful Youth Technology Programs

Published on: Oct 14 2011 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Chris Coward and I recently attended a conference on Youth, Partnerships, Employability: From Innovation to Scale, hosted by the International Youth Foundation....
Digital Storytelling as a Form  of Youth Development

Digital Storytelling as a Form of Youth Development

Published on: Jun 22 2011 by Kelechi Edozie-Anyadiegwu - 1 Comment
The practice of storytelling is a fundamental practice in communities through out the developing world. Storytelling allows for monumental moments of times past...
Building Youth Economic Empowerment with ICT

Building Youth Economic Empowerment with ICT

Published on: Jun 10 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Building Youth Economic Empowerment with ICT
Let us start by agreeing that technology has great promise in increasing the economic empowerment of youth in the developing world. We all believe it. But what...
5 Ways ICT Can Support the Millennium Development Goals

5 Ways ICT Can Support the Millennium Development Goals

Published on: Dec 27 2010 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 5 Ways ICT Can Support the Millennium Development Goals
I’ve been putting together my thoughts around girls, child rights, information and communication technologies and the Millennium Development Goals. The angle...