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December 18, 2017

Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology

"[T]eacher capacity building for mobile learning is likely to become increasingly essential as a growing number of educators and students, including those in poor countries, buy and use mobile phones...

December 15, 2017

Addressing Failure in ICT-Enabled 'Citizen Voice - Government Responsiveness' Interventions: Unpacking Core Assumptions and Essential Components

"When government willingness is already there, ICT-enabled voice can help build capacity to respond. But generally, unless pre-existing government commitment to respond is in place, voice through the...

December 15, 2017

European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators: DigCompEdu

"[I]it is part of educators' digital competence to enable learners to actively participate in life and work in a digital age. It is also part of their competence to reap the benefits of digital...

December 12, 2017

Freedom on the Net 2017: Manipulating Social Media to Undermine Democracy

"In the absence of a comprehensive campaign to deal with this threat, manipulation and disinformation techniques could enable modern authoritarian regimes to expand their power and influence while...

December 12, 2017

In Repressive Countries, Citizens Go 'Dark' to Share Independent News

"Dark social" refers to online and digital sharing either missing or incorrectly attributed in site traffic analytics. It describes the blind spot that originates when visitors to online news...

December 12, 2017

The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

"Making the digital space better for children requires collaboration and cooperation among governments, United Nations agencies and other international children's organizations, civil society, the...

December 11, 2017

Youth and Violent Extremism on Social Media: Mapping the Research

"Attempts to prevent Internet dimensions of the violent radicalization of youth do not have proven efficacy, but on the other hand it is clear that they can damage online freedoms, especially freedom...

December 8, 2017

Social Media and Citizen Inclusion: Towards a New Model of Political Legitimacy?

What is the potential of digital activism to promote good, democratic governance in Latin America and the Caribbean?

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December 5, 2017

"It is...fair to conclude that the use of ICTs in governance does strengthen community participation and improve public services, and...

December 4, 2017

From IT for Change, this paper highlights the failure by states to incorporate a gender dimension in connectivity, the entrenchment of the gender...

December 4, 2017

"Interviews with [36] key individuals and a review of 55 national policies and programming documents have found that What Works has...

November 30, 2017

Carried out by the Tactical Technology Collective (Tactical Tech) and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), this project...

November 29, 2017

"The refugee population is clearly a very tight one, where communication means and habits are strictly community-based, with great emphasis on...

November 28, 2017

"Whilst the challenges of providing education to the world's refugee children are contextual, multiple and varied, with sustained attention,...

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