The “3rd Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research” will be held on Dec. 7-8, 2010 in Helsinki -Finland- in the framework of the “2010 Euro-Africa Week on ICT Research & e-Infrastructures“: A series of events held from Dec. 7 to 10, 2010, under the aegis of the European Commission (DG INFSO: International Relations Unit + GÉANT and e-Infrastructures Unit) and the African Union Commission (AUC) with the support of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Employment and the (...)
The eLearning Africa Scholarship Trust is a non profit organization that aims to support African educators by providing scholarships to the annual eLearning Africa International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training. The trust seeks the assistance of likeminded foundations and corporations to ensure that as many low-income African educators and practitioners as possible are offered the opportunity to participate in this important conference. Enriched through the (...)
Over 100 education policymakers from 32 countries gathered early October in Seoul to share lessons, experiences and opinions in response to the following question:
How should an education system structure itself to meet new challenges and take advantage of new opportunities related to the use of information and communication technologies, and what roles and responsibilities could/should a dedicated ICT/education agency or unit play?
This was the theme of the fourth global (...)
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Government of Finland announced the third Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) Awards.
These awards recognise African Governments’ effective use of ICTs for public service delivery as part of fulfilling ECA’s African Information Society Initiative (AISI) and the Government of Finland’s Development Cooperation Strategy on ICTs for development in Africa. The Awards goes to African Governments and institutions based on the (...)
An african week on information communication and technology (SATIC) will be held from November 28 to December 4, 2010 in all wilayas of the country, officials said Saturday at the Ministry of Post and Information Technology and communication (MPTIC).
Organized by the MPTIC, in coordination with the Ministry in charge of Maghreb and African Affairs, the event "marks the will of MPTIC to translate its African approach on ICT" and "also wants an opportunity for African countries to promote (...)
Since yesterday, Dakar has been holding two international conferences (AFRICAMPUS and EUTIC) that brings together researchers, teachers and students to discuss on the issue of the integration of Information Communication and Technologies in universities. The conferences are taking place from November 25 to end on Saturday, November 27 at the Francophone Digital Campus of the Agence universitaire de la francophonie.
The themes of these two international conferences are: "The intelligent (...)
UNESCO and the University of Pretoria continue their collaboration in community development with the new initiative aimed at testing UNESCO’s ICT Competency Standards for Teachers and Draft Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Curriculum for Teachers. Two training courses for teachers from Kgoro Primary School, situated in the township of Zithobeni (South Africa), recently took place in the framework of this initiative.
The Zithobeni community is situated approximately 70 kilometres from (...)
UNESCO, in collaboration with the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and EIFL, is organizing a workshop on the benefits of Open Access for research dissemination, usage, visibility and impact. The workshop will take place in Pretoria (South Africa) on 22 and 23 November 2010 at the ASSAF premises.
The main objective of the workshop is to share how free and unrestricted access to research materials can increase the impact of research and benefit research institutions, authors, (...)