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Call for Applicants for African Leadership in ICT Course

Building leadership skills in using ICT for social and economic development in Africa Course Title: African Leadership in ICT (ALICT) NO COURSE FEE REQUIRED! Download application forms: http://www.gesci.org/call-for-applicants.html Key DatesApplication deadline: January 16th 2012br…

Kenya Daily Nation special report on GESCI & Government Skills Development Survey

The Kenya Daily Nation published a ‘Special Report’ today, July 6th, on the TIVET baseline survey produced by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science and Technology and GESCI. The full article can be found on the GESCI site – http://www.gesci.org/technical-vocational-education-training.html. …

Africa Leadership 2.0

We were off to a rocky start at the Sarova Whitesands in Mombasa for the Africa Leadership 2.0 Symposium on Tuesday June 14th, but now the gritty discussion and debate is well underway. Where to start? We had Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s incorrect assertion that Kenya is the cradle of humanity. He…

New Information Society Report highlights drivers of change

The 2010 edition of the IITU Measuring the Information Society Report shows a continued growth in ICT services despite the global economic downturn. This continued progress, according to ITU, is indicative of the transition to a global information society. The report credits some developing…

African Leadership in ICT Workshop Report published

The AUC, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Finland and GeSCI have embarked on a three-year partnership to build the capacities of future and potential leaders in ICT in Africa. The ALICT Program is one of the concrete developments achieved under the 8th Partnership (Science, Information…

ALICT Consultative Workshop Day 1

The objective of the workshop is to identify a broad range of stakeholder views and opinions that will inform the development of the African Leadership for ICT conceptual framework and strategy. As part of this identification process, participants have been discussing opportunities for development…

The African Union, Finland and GeSCI sign momentus partnership agreement for ICT and Leadership in Africa

On Friday, the 15th of October 2010 at the African Union Headquarters, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the implementation of the African Leadership in ICT (ALICT) program was signed by the African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, H.E. Jean-Pierre EZIN,…

Ministers discuss education & the knowledge society

The 5th eLearning Africa Conference in Lusaka, Zambia, saw ministers, diplomats and government officials from Angola, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, the Netherlands, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, gather for a Ministerial Round Table to discuss and explore key issues…

Rwanda creates ICT TPD road map

In May 2010 GeSCI working with the H2 consultancy group and on the invitation of the MINEDUC Rwanda, revisited schools and institutions to conduct interviews and clarify progress in ICT use with regard to the six ICT TPD matrix domains of policy, curriculum and assessment, ICT, organization and…

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