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ICT training and employability: Integrated service delivery in workforce development networks
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2007-06)
This study investigates how community-based organizations that provide basic technology training integrate it with other services and tap a network of service providers to improve employability prospects for lower-wage, lower-skill populations in the United States. Research focused on organizations that provide basic computer ...
Bridging the e‐skills gap in Central and Eastern Europe: The growth of e‐skills and employability initiatives in the newly expanded European Union
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008-04)
The European Union faces a labor gap that threatens its goal of becoming a world leader in the knowledge economy and challenges social inclusion and economic modernization — especially with the recent admission of ten Central and East European countries. This study examines the relationship between basic ICT skills (or e‐skills) ...
ICT training, employment, and youth: The case of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008)
As information and communication technologies (ICT) increasingly penetrate different economic sectors, disadvantaged groups have more opportunities to participate. For disadvantaged youth, ICT training can help expand employment opportunities. This study seeks to analyze ICT training as a strategy for incorporating disadvantaged ...