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ICT and STEM education

Implementable and scalable initiatives for ICT integration in education to address the gaps and inadequacies in schools’ science, technology, English and mathematics teaching provision, critical for social, economic and knowledge society development

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TVSD and digital skills and youth entrepreneurship

Empowerment of youth through ICT- Infused Technical and Vocational Skills Development (TVSD) and entrepreneurship development for employment and self-employment 

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Leadership for Sustainable Development

Leadership capacity building to design and implement knowledge-based social and economic policies, strategies and programmes which will contribute to the realization of key identified SDG goals

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Teacher professional development

Rigorous and scalable models for the integration of ICT in teacher professional development to improve quality and relevance of education provision and learning outcomes 

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Community-based learning

Relevant learning opportunities provided to marginalized groups and communities in informal environments

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Education in crisis environments

Technology-driven education opportunities for children living in refugee camps

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Expert services

Expertise in the areas of monitoring, evaluation and impact research, policy and strategy advice and models of ICT integration in education and training systems

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WHAT WE DO

GESCI's mission is to work with governments and partners in providing strategic support to develop and implement models of good ICT-based practice for high-quality education and training. We also build effective leadership capacities in ICT and Knowledge Society development at all levels in countries across the developing world..

Leaders and managers in Africa intent on pushing the SDGs agenda forward are invited to join the Leadership Network for Sustainable development (LN4SD).

More information on LN4SD and on how to join at www.leadership4sd.org

Latest News

Over 700 Secondary School Teachers awarded technology literacy certificates in Kenya

GESCI, in partnership with The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), held Regional Teachers’ Conference in the counties of Nyamira,...

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Call for Submission of Presentation Proposals

The submission should not exceed one (1) page and should contain the following: Title of the presentationRole of the presenter in the projectRegion...

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The report of the International Forum on ICT and Education 2030 is now available

The report of the International Forum on ICT and Education 2030 can now be accessed at http://en.unesco.org/themes/ict-education/international-forum-2...

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Events

The African Union Commission’s CESA ICT in Education Cluster Session

EVENT: The African Union Commission’s CESA ICT in Education Cluster panel session : "ICT in Education initiatives: expectations and way forward to achieve the SDGs"  LOCATION: Microsoft Technology Center, New York City, USA. DATE: 21-22 September, 2017 GESCI and the African Union Commission...

African Leadership for Knowledge Society Forum

The African Union Commission (AUC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Finland and the Global E-Schools and Communities Initiative (GESCI) wish to announce the “African Leadership for Knowledge Society Forum” to be held on 30th August 2017.

African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age

The African Ministerial Forum on “Youth skills and enterprise in the digital age” will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase,...

Oporto African Forum

GESCI to attend the Oporto Africa Forum themed "National ICT in Education policies and strategies to achieve development goals and implement the Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA)." GESCI co-chairs the CESA ICT in Education cluster with the Africa Union Commission(AUC-HRST) and ADEA


Youth Skills & Enterprise work now available from 2016 Programmes

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GESCI, Côte d’Ivoire and ADEA honor graduates from the ALICT program for ICT leadership and the development of knowledge society

January 29, 2016. GESCI (Global e-Schools and CommunitiesInitiative), the Ministry of National Education (MEN) of Côte d’Ivoire and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)...


GESCI and Uganda will honour senior officials graduating in leadership in ICT and Knowledge Society development

Kampala, Uganda February 4, 2016, GESCI and the government of Uganda will honour graduates who have successfully completed the Dublin City University (DCU) African Leadership in ICT and Knowledge...


2nd Ministerial Meeting on ICT Integration in Education and training (Abidjan, June 8-9, 2016)

GESCI is partnering with ADEA, AfDB, UNESCO, Intel and Microsoft to organise the 2nd Ministerial Forum on ICT Integration in Education and Training in Africa on ‘Advancing inclusive knowledge...


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