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​Today ICTs and broadband are changing the public services delivery. Through health care, education and government public services delivery. Whether to deliver care, education, deploy personnel or conduct research at every level and in every country the business of those public services relies on information and communication and, increasingly, on the technologies like broadband that enable it. Technological advances, economic investment, and social and cultural changes are also contributing to the expectation that the education sector must inevitably integrate technology into their agenda.​

 

  Latest Reports​       

Technology Broadband and Education: Advancing the Education for All Agenda​ - report from the Working Group on Education. 


 

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 Latest Events/Initiatives

​​​GEM-TECH is an annual award seeking to create a platform for advancing women's meaningful engagement with the ICTs and their role as decision-makers and leaders within this sector.
Have a look at the official webpage of the 2016 edition of the event and find out more about different categories and finilists of GEM-TECH 2016. 

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 Data and Stats 
  1. Worldwide 61 million children of  primary-school age not in school, of whom nearly half will never attend 
  2. 71 million children of lower secondary-school age not in school 
  3. In OECD countries there are 8 children per computer in schools; in Africa there are 150 children per computer 
  4. 793 million adults (of which 64% are women)​ lack literacy skills 
  5. Nearly 25% fewer women than men have access to the Internet.

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Highlights on

The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development welcomes the re-launch of the Working Group on Education. 

As Co-Vice-chair of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, UNESCO is committed to advancing the objectives of the Commission within its field of competence. At its September 2016 meeting, many Commissioners underlined the importance and opportunities of broadband and ICT uses for education. In response to these intensive discussions, UNESCO's Director-General offered to re-launch the Education Working Group and was joined by Intel’s Vice President of Government and Education as co-chair of the group.

Follow Working Group's activities on its offical webpage. 

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