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ICT training for disadvantaged populations: The importance of tailoring to the local context
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2007-06)
This study describes the efforts of NGOs around the world to bring the benefits of new technologies to disadvantaged communities through their ICT training programs. It asks how NGOs design ICT training programs to meet diverse populations and socio-economic conditions. Researchers interviewed 25 NGO representatives and ...
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 ...