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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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
Researching the links between ICT skills and employability: An analytical framework
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-04)
This article proposes an analytical framework to better understand the role of ICT skills in improving employment opportunities for low-income groups. The research draws upon the experiences of seventy NGOs that provide ICT training programs and other employment services in 23 countries around the world and explores the linkage ...
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 ...