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    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Personal Motivation and ICT Skills Training: Jobs for People with Disabilities in Poland 

      Garrido, Maria (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 ...
    • Healing and Jobs: ICT training for survivors of human trafficking at the Philippine's Visayan Forum Foundation 

      Huskins, Noelle; Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      The ICTD field is filled with individual success stories extolling the benefits of ICT access and fluency. These stories are often highly influential because they are rhetorically powerful, memorable narratives that create ...
    • Crossing the Finish Line: Telecenter job bank helps ICT training graduates find work in Sri Lanka 

      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 ...
    • The Value of Certification: E-skills, outcome metrics and Corporate Social Responsibility in India 

      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 ...
    • Protection, Options and Advantages: ICT training to improve economic livelihoods and reduce exploitation among Filipina domestic workers 

      Huskins, Noelle; Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      The ICTD field is filled with individual success stories extolling the benefits of ICT access and fluency. These stories are often highly influential because they are rhetorically powerful, memorable narratives that create ...
    • Yields and Market Access: ICT for farming and fishing in southern India 

      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 ...
    • Connectivity and Food Security: Boosting yields and fighting crop failure with ICT in rural Sri Lanka 

      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 ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Uganda 

      Sulah, Ndaula (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: Egypt 

      Wanas, Nayer (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 ...