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Technology for employability in Latin America: Research with at-risk youth and people with disabilities
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009)
Since the early 1990s, there has been an increasing interest and investment in information and communication technology (ICT) training centers designed to expand employability options for socially excluded groups in Latin America. This study examines programs that provide basic computer training for people with disabilities ...
New institutions and transformations: Computers and youth in low-income urban Guatemala and Brazil
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-06)
Exposure to crime and violence, discrimination, and a structural lack of institutional support for education and human development continue to plague at-risk youth in urban poor neighborhoods of Latin America. With the increase in share of private investment in human development projects, subsidized technology centers have ...
Technology for employability in Washington State: The role of ICT training on the employment, compensation and aspirations of low-skilled, older, and unemployed workers
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-10)
Do information and communication technology skills training programs improve employment opportunities for low-income, older, and unemployed workers? Do they improve wage levels? Aspirations? To answer these questions, researchers surveyed 454 people enrolled in programs provided by non-profit and public workforce-development ...