Tag Archives: Education

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Equipping our Children with Knowledge for the Digital Age

Even more than the advent of the automobile, the Internet is hurtling us forward and transforming every part of our lives. From a computer that once took up an entire room to a wearable implanted chip, we watch, wear, and are connected almost every moment of the day; and night. Children today have never known […]

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ITU Interns Raise Their Voices: Creating a Better World Post-2015

We, the interns at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), believe the world has much to gain from hearing our voices and listening to our ideas. Even more so, we believe global development policy will be enriched if policy leaders act and follow through on these ideas. Representing 33 countries from all over the world, we […]

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Innovative ICT Solutions for Youth Employment

The latest ITU report,  Digital Opportunities:  Innovative ICT Solutions for Youth Employment, carries an important message for youth, the private sector, academia and government policy makers seeking to address youth unemployment:  youth need digital skills if they want to get a job or start a business. Digital literacy is effectively a prerequisite for employment and […]

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The impact of broadband on global access to education

According to UNESCO, in 2010, 61 million children of primary-school age, and a further 71 million of lower secondary-school age, were not in school. Research also indicates that 1.7 million extra teachers will be needed to achieve universal primary education. In addition, close to 793 million adults – 64% of them women – lacked literacy […]

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Integrating ICT into education

Leveraging the power of ICT to help improve the quality of education for students through access to teaching and learning resources has become a useful tool within an increasingly networked society. Technology improves educational opportunities by enabling personalized study. It also enhances the potential for learning through community-based education and access to educational resources, even […]

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Are women the future of Tech?

There are too few women in the world of information and communication technologies (ICTs), and the numbers are going the wrong way.  Girls are not studying, interested in, and in many cases without access to, the core information, education, role models, or reasons why their involvement in ICTs is so important. That is why we […]

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