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    • ICT training for disadvantaged populations: The importance of tailoring to the local context 

      Garrido, Maria; Coward, Chris; Gordon, Andrew (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 ...
    • e‐Skills and employability: A learning and networking event for NGOs 

      Garrido, Maria; Garland, Nancy (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2007-06)
      On June 19, 2007, twenty NGO practitioners from across Europe gathered at the e‐Skills & Employability Workshop to share best practices and discuss new ways to grow and sustain efforts to support economic empowerment through ...
    • ICT training and employability: Integrated service delivery in workforce development networks 

      Sullivan, Joseph; Garrido, Maria; Dridi, Khaled; Coward, Chris; Gordon, Andrew (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, ...
    • Fathers and Sons: Developing New Traditions of Education in Ireland 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • ICT training, employment, and youth: The case of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico 

      Mariscal, Judith; Botelho, Antonio; Gutiérrez, Luis (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 ...
    • Maria Teresa: Centro Comunitario Santa Fe Evidence Narrative Worksheet 

      Mariscal, Judith (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Edgar: Centro Comunitario Santa Fe Evidence Narrative Worksheet 

      Mariscal, Judith (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • The Spirit of Volunteerism: Re-building Civil Society and Delivering Jobs through Youth Networks in Turkey 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Mentors and Computers: Developing Work and Life Skills in the Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue, Washington 

      Vander Leest, Tricia; Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • ICT Training and the ABCs of Employability: Year Up’s Jobs Program for Urban Youth. 

      Vander Leest, Tricia; Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Breaking Barriers with ICT: Charta 77 Guides Czech Paraplegics Back to Work. 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Lifelong Ties, Computers and Kids: Community Building and Technology Education in the Al Davies Boys and Girls Club 

      Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Joining the Celtic Tiger: ICT Training Leads Inner-City Dubliners Toward the Booming Irish Economy. West, 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Malaysia 

      Kushchu, Ibrahim (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Moldova 

      OPINIA, Independent Sociological and Information Service (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Alrgentina 

      Rozengardt, Adrian; Finquelievich, Susana (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Ecuador 

      Bossio, Juan Fernando; Sotomayor, Katia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Bangladesh 

      Development Research Network (D.Net) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Brazil 

      Voelcker, Marta (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Algeria 

      Bakelli, Yahia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...