Primer Series "Monitoring & Evaluation Guidebook"
10th Mar 2015
This Monitoring & Evaluation Guidebook is a companion for the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth. The Guidebook’s ultimate goal is to ensure that the target youth participants acquire the competencies to use information and communication technology (ICT) for achieving sustainable development goals. The Guidebook’s framework is based on the APCICT Monitoring & Evaluation Toolkit developed for…
Primer Series 1 in Azeri "İnkişaf Üçün İKT-nin Tətbiqi"
1st Feb 2015
Primer 1: An Introduction to ICT for Development seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society. Today, this newly emerging academic discipline is called ICT for Development (ICTD or ICT4D). The Primer is designed to provide background information that students in undergraduate and…
Primer Series 5 "Exploring Social Media's Role in Development"
10th Jan 2015
The fifth issue of the Primer Series, “Exploring Social Media’s Role in Development”, provides fundamental concepts and characteristics of existing social media tools and highlights how social media contributes to socioeconomic development. This issue will also guide students to use social media in a safe and productive manner. This primer is divided into eleven chapters. Each section begins with…
Academy Module 11 in Vietnamese on "TRUYỀN THÔNG XÃ HỘI PHỤC VỤ PHÁT TRIỂN"
6th Jun 2014
Học phần này giới thiệu các khái niệm về truyền thông xã hội và các ứng dụng khác nhau phục vụ sự phát triển kinh tế - xã hội, đồng thời hướng dẫn việc xây dựng các chính sách phát triển truyền thông xã hội. Ngoài ra, trong học phần còn có các nội dung hướng dẫn về “Truyền thông xã hội cho Chính phủ” nhằm cung cấp kinh nghiệm thực tiễn “các bước” để triển khai và quản lý các công cụ và công nghệ…
Case Study Series "Open and Distance Learning (ODL)"
16th May 2014
Open and distance learning (ODL) is one of the most rapidly growing fields of higher education and training globally, thanks for advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) that contribute to the expansion of online and open delivery in education. Recognizing the potential that open and distance learning has to increase access to and improve the quality of education, the United…
Academy, Bangladesh, Case Study, ICT in Education, ICT4D, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, capacity building, developing countries, digital learning, distance learning, e-learning, e-skills training, education, ict for development, rural education, tertiary education, ubiquitous learning, Case Studies, 2014
Getting Started with Social Media Tools in Government
15th Mar 2014
'Getting Started with Social Media Tools in Government' is a supplement to UN-APCICT’s Module 11 of the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders on 'Social Media for Development.' This publication is a practical guide that presents “how-to” steps for setting and managing social media tools and technologies in government. It aims to provide government officials with a basic understanding…
Academy, ICT4D, Social Media, Social Media for Development, UN-APCICT, capacity building, e-government, good governance, ict for development, social media, English, 2014
Academy Module on "Social Media for Development"
1st Feb 2014
This module introduces the concept of social media and the various applications for social and economic progress. It also guides the development of a social media policy. A supplementary set of guidelines on “Social Media for Government” provides practical “how-to” steps for starting up and managing social media tools and technologies.
Academy Module on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management" in Chinese
3rd Jan 2014
This module provides government officials and policymakers with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM) and presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM. It then matches the needs with ICT. The module also describes and provides examples of existing ICT applications for DRM and discusses benefits and barriers for utilizing ICT in DRM.
Academy, Asia, China, Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster preparedness, Disaster resilient network, Emergency Management, ICT4D, UN-APCICT, capacity building, disaster reduction, disaster relief, disaster response, disaster risk management, environmental challenges, ict for development, Chinese, 2014
Briefing Note 10 "ICT, Climate Change and Green Growth"
1st Jan 2014
The APCICT Briefing Note Series aims to provide at-a-glance information on key information and communication technology for development (ICTD) agendas for high-level policymakers and stakeholders. This briefing note is drawn from the tenth core module of the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders (Academy). The Academy is a comprehensive ICT for development training curriculum that aims…
Academy Module 1 in Arabic on "The Linkage between ICT Applications and Meaningful Development"
1st Jan 2014
The ICT Academy for the Arab region (AIGLE) builds upon the achievements and lessons learned from APCICT/ESCAP. Similar to the APCICT Academy, the AIGLE project is designed to support the governments of Arab countries in strengthening national capacities for enabling an environment that promotes the transition to the knowledge economy and ensures its sustainability. For more information, please…