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UN APCICT organizes workshop to promote ICTD education for youth in Asia-Pacific

Over 20 professors and educators from institutions of higher learning from 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific will convene on 15-18 April 2014 in Incheon, Republic of Korea for UN APCICT’s Regional Training of Trainers Workshop on Primer Series 2 on “Project Management and ICTD” and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of the Primer Programme.

  • UN-APCICT-organized training
  • Primer Series
  • TOT
When Apr 15, 2014 09:00 AM to
Apr 18, 2014 03:00 PM
Where Incheon, Republic of Korea
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Aimed at equipping participants with the skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate ICTD projects, the four-day event will cover contents from the second issue of the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series) on Project Managements and ICTD. The workshop will also introduce the Primer Series Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit, designed to better measure progress in the implementation of the Primer Series programme. Through the training sessions, participants will acquire the knowledge and skills to deliver training on covered topics, further expanding the integration of the Primer Series programme and promoting ICTD education across the Asia-Pacific.

Finally, training will include a special session introducing Engaged Learning as a way to translate classroom learning into ways of giving back to the community. In particular, the session seeks to promote linking ICTD concepts in the Primer Series to practical experience 



About the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth

Launched in February 2012 as part of UN APCICT’s ‘Turning Today’s Youth into Tomorrow’s Leaders’ programme to promote ICTD education in higher learning institutions for students of all disciplines, the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth has been rolled-out and utilized in 13 countries, reaching over 6,000 participants/students across the region. Currently, the Primer Series is comprised of 4 issues on different ICTD topics and is available in 5 languages.