Entries tagged: ICTs

Gender & ICTsOpenEd & OER

About Girls, Skills and Jobs, and MOOCs

Today around 7 million people work in the ICT sector. However, out of the ICT workforce only 30% are women. Women are under–represented at all levels in the ICT sector, especially in decision-making positions. The[…]

Education Worldwide

A new development for the OLPC

The initiative One Laptop Per Child, which has distributed until now 3 million laptops to kids in 40 different countries worldwide, has undertaken a very encouraging experience. A few months ago they gave tablets to[…]

Gender & ICTs

Gender equality: from the grassroots of society to the political agenda

On October 1st, the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning participated in the final Roundtable of the research project “Professional trajectories of women in ICT: employment dynamics and policy responses in Spain & the UK”, that has[…]

Gender & ICTsICT4D

Review: Roundtable on Gender & ICTs with Chat Garcia Ramilo (APC)

Last November 29, the Chair organized a Roundtable on Gender & ICTs and invited Mrs. Chat Garcia Ramilo, from Association for Progressive Communications (APC). Here you can listen to the full roundtable and take a[…]

Education Worldwide

Selection of Conferences 2010

Dear all, We made a selection of events that will take place during this 2010. The events selected are mainly focussed on Education and ICTs, OER and ICTs and developing countries. We hope they will[…]

Gender & ICTsICT4D

ICTs for Women Empowerment

The UNESCO Chair in e-Learning held a roundtable on December 10, with Juliet Webster and Cecilia Castaño under the title ICTs for Women Empowerment. Juliet Webster is researcher and consultant on women’s working lives in the[…]