Strengthening ICT capacity for development
APCICT employs three flagship ICT for development (ICTD) capacity building programmes: Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders (Academy), Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series), and Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI), which aim to equip government officials, youth, and educators with the essential knowledge and skills they need to fully leverage Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to achieve national development goals.
Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme
The Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme (Academy) is APCICT’s flagship initiative to equip government officials and policymakers with the essential knowledge and skills to leverage ICT for national and regional socio-economic development.
Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)
The Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) flagship programme aims to promote women’s entrepreneurship in Asia and the Pacific through enhancing capabilities of women entrepreneurs in ICT and entrepreneurship so that their enterprises can become more productive and actively contribute to community development as well as the local economy.
Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series)
The Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series) was developed with the aims to create a cadre of future leaders equipped with the capacity to use ICTs for achieving development goals. The Primer Series serves helps educators enhance coverage of ICT for Development in university programmes across the Asia-Pacific region.