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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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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

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African Knowledge Exchange (AKE) Creative Media Venture Start Ups Launch and Projects Showcase

The Global E- Schools and Communities Initiative (GESCI) marked the end of the Digital Creative Media programme.This one year initiative , with the 21...

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African Digital Schools Initiative - National Launch in Nairobi, Kenya

GESCI (Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative), in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Kenya, launched the...

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African Digital Schools Initiative is launched in Taita Taveta county, Kenya

September 22, 2016, the Ministry of Education of Kenya and GESCI launched the African Digital Schools Initiative (ADSI) in Taita Taaveta county,...

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mEducation Alliance Symposium 2016
Washington DC, USA | Oct 18-20, 2016

Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium
Nairobi, Kenya | September 6-8, 2016

UNCTAD 14 Youth Forum
Nairobi, Kenya | July 17-22, 2016

World Youth Skills Day and UNESCO TVET Forum
Bonn, Germany | July 15, 2016 14th

International Conference on Private Higher Education in Africa
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | July 12-14, 2016

2nd Ministerial Forum on ICT Integration in Education
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire |June 8-9, 2016

GESCI Partners’ meeting
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire | June 7, 2016

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