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ADSI Kenya

The Government of Kenya recognizes the potential for the use of ICT to improve access to, quality and relevance in its education provision.


AKE III - What 21st Century Students need from their Education Systems

Concept note: Building Leadership Capacity for ICT and Knowledge Societies in Africa

In 2010 GeSCI, working together with the African Union Commission (AUC) and other African partners, will engage in the development of an African Leaders in ICT (ALICT) programme designed to intensify activities to implement the African Regional Action Plan on the Knowledge Economy. The ALICT programme is based on the African Regional Action Plan for Knowledge Economy (ARAPKE) and is well aligned with the framework of the EU-Africa Strategic Partnership 8th on Science, Information Society and Space (Africa-EU P8).


African Leadership in ICT and Knowledge Societies: Issues, Tensions and Opportunities for Learning

This paper examines leadership development within the context of the African Leadership in ICT programme. The paper assesses knowledge society and leadership issues, tensions and opportunities for learning based on desk and field research related to: the knowledge society, leadership and issues in the global context; the knowledge society pillars, leadership and issues in the African context; leadership development approaches for the knowledge age; and a four country needs assessment for African leadership in ICT and knowledge societies.


African Leadership in ICT Model Document 2013

The African Leadership in ICT course is a public sector leadership capacity building initiative for the advancement of knowledge societies across Africa.


Development of 21st Century Skills for Innovation and Enterprise

Exploring the role of Informal Learning Environments in the Development of Skills and Aptitudes for the Digital Creative Media Industries


State of Knowledge Society in Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Senegal

Situational analysis and identification of needs in education, ICT, science, technology and innovation for sustainable development and knowledge society development in Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Senegal



Analyse de la situation et identification des besoins de l’éducation, des TIC, de la science, de la technologie et de l’innovation pour le développement durable vers la société du savoir en Côte d’Ivoire, au Niger et au Sénégal


Interview with GESCI's Tarek Chehidi

Education change, leadership and the knowledge society

This short paper builds on the premise that the emergence of knowledge societies—accelerated by information and communications technologies (ICT)—pressures education systems to help students develop 21st-century skills for life and learning. These challenges are especially daunting for schools in Sub-Saharan Africa.


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