ICTD capacity building

Digital Literacy and e-Skills: Participation in the Digital Economy

This is the final report for the project commissioned by Innovation & Business Skills Australia (IBSA) to confirm and validate, through consultation with experts, existing and new skill sets and competencies fundamental to digital literacy. While this report has achieved its aim to confirm the broad skill sets and competencies underpinning digital literacy in Australia, it is the backdrop to this study that is most likely to become the focus.

Australian Qualification Framework

The AQF is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework. The AQF articulates competency units for various industries, including ICT, and are actively being referenced by formal and vocational education providers in the country.

National ICT Competency Standards for Civil Servants

The Philippines is unique in the implementation of holistic national-level ICT competency standards for all public sector employees and citizens. Coined as the NICS, they chart the set of knowledge and skills an individual must possess in specific ICT fields and areas. The purpose of the NICS is to aid in performance management, professional development and professionalization of human capital in government, industry and academe.

National ICT Competency Standards for Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs)

The Philippines is unique in the implementation of holistic national-level ICT competency standards for all public sector employees and citizens. Coined as the NICS, they chart the set of knowledge and skills an individual must possess in specific ICT fields and areas. The purpose of the NICS is to aid in performance management, professional development and professionalization of human capital in government, industry and academia.

MSC Malaysia Skills Competency Matrix 2010

The Skills Competency Matrix is a part of national ICT initiative of Malaysia to link between the “Job Functions” and “Skills Competency.” This matrix provides a common Terms of Reference for companies’ Human Resource personnel to specify their human capital requirements in a coherent manner, while allowing the others to understand the job roles available and skills competency expected.

UN-APCICT promotes capacity building in the use of ICT for inclusive and sustainable development

On 25-28 November, UN-APCICT will hold the Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

14-11-2014

On 25-28 November, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will hold the Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.