APCICT

Overview

Launched in June 2019, the APCICT Virtual Academy is an online distance learning platform. As part of the multi-channel delivery mechanism that APCICT employs in the implementation of its ICT for development capacity building programmes, the Virtual Academy aims to equip government officials, educators, and youth with the essential knowledge and skills they need to fully leverage information and communication technologies to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. The Virtual Academy consists of e-learning courses that cover an extensive range of ICT for development related topics.


Academy Module - Realizing Data-Driven Governance (New)

This module, designed for government officials in developing countries, aims to help them understand data-driven governance - the intensive and extensive use of data in how societies organize to define and achieve their common future - and assist them in using data-driven governance in their jurisdictions.

Lecturer: Emmanuel C. Lallana
Length: 1.5 hours / 7 Sessions

Academy Module on Social Media, Development and Governance

This module aims to define social media and describe the various kinds of social media; raise awareness among policymakers and government officials of how social media affects society; describe best practices in the use of social media to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals; develop understanding of the role of social media in governance and discuss its implication for national policy and program formulation; and produce a capacity development resource that can help bridge the knowledge gap between the effective use of social media in development and governance.

Length: 1.5 hours / 6 Sessions

Academy Module on an Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development

This module is intended to provide a broad overview and introduce key points for using ICTs for the development of more sustainable, inclusive and resilient economies and societies. The module is divided into four sections. The first section provides an overview of sustainable development and the SDGs. The second section introduces current ICT trends. The third section explores, through a discussion of selected case studies, ICT applications to achieve each SDG, and the fourth section looks at ways ICTs are integrated into national development policies and plans to achieve the SDGs.

Academy Module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management

This module introduces disaster risk management (DRM) and provides an overview of how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be used for DRM. A large number of examples and case studies on the applications of ICTs in DRM have been included in the module. The module aims to introduce the basic concepts of DRM and the applications of ICTs in disaster mitigation and prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Core Module 2 - Enabling Role of ICT for Women Entrepreneur

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 they and their enterprises can become more productive, and hopefully grow and be sustainable so that they can actively contribute to community development as well as to the local and national economy.

Lecturer: Dr. Faheem Hussain
Length: 1 hour / 3 sessions
Last revision: 2022

Core Module 1 - Women's Empowerment, SDGs and ICT

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 they and their enterprises can become more productive, and hopefully grow and be sustainable so that they can actively contribute to community development as well as to the local and national economy.

Lecturer: Dr. Faheem Hussain
Length: 1 hour / 3 sessions
Last revision: 2019

Инициатива Женщины на Рубеже ИКТ - "Мотивирующая Среда для Женщин-Предпринимателей" (Russian)

(WIFI P Module - An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs)

Данный модуль, предназначенный для разработчиков политики, регуляторов местного и центрального уровней, парламентариев и официальных лиц правительства. Модуль призван помочь данным лицам понять гендерные вопросы при разработке политики для создания мотивирующей среды, а также возможности для расширения прав женщин-предпринимателей посредством ИКТ.

WIFI P Module - An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs (New)

The objective of the module is to inform policymakers and contribute to developing their actual gender-related policymaking skills or knowledge for women entrepreneurs.

Length: Length: 1 hour / 6 sessions

Академия ИКТ для Лидеров Государственного Управления - "Осуществление Государственного Управления на Основе Данных (Russian)

(Academy Module - Realizing Data-Driven Governance)

Данный модуль, предназначенный для государственных служащих в развивающихся странах, призван помочь им понять управление на основе данных и использовать управление на основе данных в своих юрисдикциях.

«Продолжительность: 1.5 часа/7 сессий»

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. Launched in 2008, the Academy’s comprehensive curriculum was developed in partnership with ICT experts from countries throughout the world. Currently, 11 Academy modules are available in 16 languages with new training modules and more translations underway to meet the ICT capacity needs of ESCAP member and associate-member States. For more information, please visit http://www.unapcict.org/academy

Academy Module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management

This module introduces disaster risk management (DRM) and provides an overview of how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be used for DRM. A large number of examples and case studies on the applications of ICTs in DRM have been included in the module. The module aims to introduce the basic concepts of DRM and the applications of ICTs in disaster mitigation and prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Academy Module on an Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development

This module is intended to provide a broad overview and introduce key points for using ICTs for the development of more sustainable, inclusive and resilient economies and societies. The module is divided into four sections. The first section provides an overview of sustainable development and the SDGs. The second section introduces current ICT trends. The third section explores, through a discussion of selected case studies, ICT applications to achieve each SDG, and the fourth section looks at ways ICTs are integrated into national development policies and plans to achieve the SDGs.

Academy Module on Social Media, Development and Governance

This module aims to define social media and describe the various kinds of social media; raise awareness among policymakers and government officials of how social media affects society; describe best practices in the use of social media to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals; develop understanding of the role of social media in governance and discuss its implication for national policy and program formulation; and produce a capacity development resource that can help bridge the knowledge gap between the effective use of social media in development and governance.

Length: 1.5 hours / 6 Sessions

Academy Module - Realizing Data-Driven Governance (New)

This module, designed for government officials in developing countries, aims to help them understand data-driven governance - the intensive and extensive use of data in how societies organize to define and achieve their common future - and assist them in using data-driven governance in their jurisdictions.

Lecturer: Emmanuel C. Lallana
Length: 1.5 hours / 7 Sessions

Академия ИКТ для Лидеров Государственного Управления - "Осуществление Государственного Управления на Основе Данных (Russian)

(Academy Module - Realizing Data-Driven Governance)

Данный модуль, предназначенный для государственных служащих в развивающихся странах, призван помочь им понять управление на основе данных и использовать управление на основе данных в своих юрисдикциях.

«Продолжительность: 1.5 часа/7 сессий»

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 they and their enterprises can become more productive, and hopefully grow and be sustainable so that they can actively contribute to community development as well as to the local and national economy. The WIFI programme was officially launched on 9-10 June, 2016 in Korea in a regional forum that examined the state-of-the-art of ICTD capacity building in Asia and the Pacific to develop the appropriate regional and national capacity development in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. For more information, please visit http://unapcict.org/wifi.

WIFI P Module - An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs (New)

The objective of the module is to inform policymakers and contribute to developing their actual gender-related policymaking skills or knowledge for women entrepreneurs.

Length: Length: 1 hour / 6 sessions

Инициатива Женщины на Рубеже ИКТ - "Мотивирующая Среда для Женщин-Предпринимателей" (Russian)

(WIFI P Module - An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs)

Данный модуль, предназначенный для разработчиков политики, регуляторов местного и центрального уровней, парламентариев и официальных лиц правительства. Модуль призван помочь данным лицам понять гендерные вопросы при разработке политики для создания мотивирующей среды, а также возможности для расширения прав женщин-предпринимателей посредством ИКТ.

Core Module 1 - Women's Empowerment, SDGs and ICT

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 they and their enterprises can become more productive, and hopefully grow and be sustainable so that they can actively contribute to community development as well as to the local and national economy.

Lecturer: Dr. Faheem Hussain
Length: 1 hour / 3 sessions
Last revision: 2019

Core Module 2 - Enabling Role of ICT for Women Entrepreneur

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 they and their enterprises can become more productive, and hopefully grow and be sustainable so that they can actively contribute to community development as well as to the local and national economy.

Lecturer: Dr. Faheem Hussain
Length: 1 hour / 3 sessions
Last revision: 2022