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ICT for Rural Development: e-Skills CoLab
e-skilling the nation for equitable prosperity and global competitiveness
ICT for Rural Development: Eastern Cape e-Skills CoLab
Based at Walter Sisulu University
Broadband, Digital Opportunity and iNeSI:
Building the Knowledge and Information
Society through e-Astuteness
A presentation to: EC ICT Summit
By: Lorna van der Merwe
Date: 21/22 October 2014
© iNeSI/WSU 2014
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Birth of iNeSI (2014)
ICT for Rural Development: e-Skills CoLab
NEMISA
1998 Broadcasting School
2001 – training for radio,
television, digital media
(animation and graphic
design)
ISSA
2001 – 2005 training for
the space industry
2005 - development of
software applications
for Government
e-Skills Institute
DOC
2009 – collaborative
enabler for the
development of e-skills,
e-readiness and eastuteness
iKamva National e-Skills Institute (iNeSI)
SOE - DTPS
“A national catalyst, facilitator, responsive change agent and
thought leader in the development of SA’s human resource
capacity in the optimum utilisation of ICTs for the development
and growth of an inclusive Information Society and Knowledge
Economy .”
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iNeSI Aims
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OVERALL (140 countries)
Global e-Readiness Index
2007
2013
A. Environment subindex
1. Political & regulatory environment
2. Business & innovation environment
B. Readiness subindex
3. Infrastructure & digital content
4. Affordability
5. Skills
C. Usage subindex
6. Individual usage
7. Business usage
8. Government usage
D. Impact subindex
9. Economic impacts
10. Social impacts
SA
47
70
33
21
55
95
59
104
102
72
81
33
102
92
51
112
Brazil Russia India China
60
107
78
126
74
62
76
91
44
58
34
48
50
50
48
54
102
108
90
32
43
18
61
56
45
95
74
53
54
60
68
85
75
90
68
111
1
95
81
121
45
40
56
43
73
58
71
56
105
66
83
40
53
58
83
35
38
55
83
42
Global Information Technology Report, World Economic Forum, 2013
Broadband Value Chain
Strategy
Digital
readiness
Digital
development
Networks
Services
Devices
Applications
Content
Policy, legal & regulatory (institutional) framework
• Coordinated and integrated action on network builds
• Removal of administrative and regulatory bottlenecks
(rights of way)
Connected Government
• Aggregation of public sector demand
• Infrastructure extensions
National Broadband Network
• Affordable, high speed broadband
• Universal coverage through multiple delivery
Digital future
modes
• Open access wholesale network
Skills development
• ICT curriculum/e-literacy
• Skills to secure and create jobs
Digital
to ensure equity and inclusion
opportunity
•
Health and education
connectivity prioritised
•
Fibre and terrestrial wireless and
satellite
Public sector anchor tenant
•
R&D and innovation
• Quality of life
• National
competitiveness
Applications and local
content development
• Vibrant creative and
software industry
Democractisation, Economic Growth, Development, Job Creation
DOC: SA Connect presentation, June 2014
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e-Skill
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Levels of e-Skills
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Sector users
e-Leaders
ICT practitioners
The e-skills needed for
work in a specific type
of organisation or
sector, e.g. business,
graphic design.
A portfolio of skills,
representing expertise in
both using ICT systems
and in leading
organizations
The e-skills required
for research, sales,
development, support,
maintenance, etc. of
ICT systems.
e-Literacy
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e-Astuteness
e-Astuteness is not just about having computer skills.
It means knowing how to use technology:
• To understand people and situations
• To build social and business connections
• For strategic behaviour
e-Social Astuteness
a smart way to apply acquired e-skills for everyday socioeconomic development and better life opportunities for all
e-Astuteness does not depend on formal education
or high levels of literacy
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Provincial Level
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Community/Local Level
whole community development
build & support entrepreneurs
action-based research
local relevant innovation
targetted training interventions
CoLab thematic areas
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Programmes
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Courses, Curricula
Teaching, Learning
Learning access
Advocacy, Awareness
(e.g. events, media)
Partnerships
MULTI-STAKEHOLDER
COLLABORATION
1
2
e-ASTUTENESS
DEVELOPMENT
3
ADMINISTRATION
AGGREGATION
FRAMEWORK
Guiding documents
Impact measurement
5
4
KNOWLEDGE FOR
INNOVATION
Research
Knowledge production
(e.g. apps, videos)
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EASTERN CAPE COLAB
STAKEHOLDER FORUM
Existing & proposed links
COMMUNITIES
NGO COALITION
TRADITIONAL LEADERS
CHURCHES, etc.
CIVIL
SOCIETY
EDUCATION
FET COLLEGES
AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES
SCHOOLS
RU NMMU UFH
GOVERNMENT
ICT
for Rural
EC COLAB
Development
GLOBAL
PARTNERS
BUSINESS
BORDER KEI COC
NELSON MAND BAY COC
NAFCOC
TELKOM DIDATA
ACCENTURE ECITI, etc.
ECSECC HRDC, GCIS
DEDEAT DRPW DRDA
NYDA SALGA
ELIDZ COEGA, etc.
ORGANISED
LABOUR
COSATU
NEHAWU
SADTU
SAMWU, etc.
CISCO
RIM
ICDL
UNDP
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CoLab Multi-stakeholder
Rhodes
University
iNeSI TVET
Launch
current
27 Nov 2014
Advocacy, Awareness
ICT for
Rural Dev
Mini
Conference
Partnerships
Other
CoLabs
ECDC
NMMU
ECSECC
others
pending
January 2015
iNeSI
DTPS DOC DHET TVETs SALGA SAQA
CISCO DOT IBM RIM TELKOM NEOTEL ICDL
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Entrepreneurship
Broadcasting
Digital Media
Multi-media
e-Literacy
e-Centre Manager
CDW
e-Enablement
TVET DOT
TeachUp
ReachUp
Other
CoLabs
Courses, Curricula
TVET PDP
MAKANA
APPS
FACTORY
Android
Citizen
Journalism
NC(V) IT / CS
CISCO
others
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iNeSI/DHET/TVET Roadmap
CREATING E-SKILLS ACCESS FOR YOUTH:
AN E-SKILLS ACTION PLAN FOR TVETS
• Build the capacity of TVET Colleges to offer
skills required for the information society and
knowledge based economy
• Introduce e- and m-learning courses for
TVET students, lecturers and managers
• Use TVET Colleges to host Smart Community
Knowledge Centres
• Grow the capability of learners and make
them employment ready
• Offer new innovative courses that are
aligned to industry and societal demands
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Digital Opportunity Trust
Key Facts
• 4,000 young leaders in the
network
• Over 800,000 people reached
• 90% jobs, start enterprise
• 70% reports improved income
• Flagship programs:
• ReachUp!
• StartUp!
• TeachUp!
http://dotrust.org
DigitalOppTrust
DigitalOpportunityTrust
[email protected]
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CoLab e-Astuteness
e-LITERACY
e-LEADERS
Kagiso (VUT)
with ECDC
Web 2 (DUT)
with SALGA
Other
CoLabs
Teaching, Learning
SECTOR
USER
ICT
PRACTITIONER
TVET DOT
TeachUp
MAF
Citizen
Journalism
MAF
Apps Developers
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TVET (2)
MAF (4)
complete
Research
e-Centres
Rural Dev
pending
Knowledge for innovation
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Makana
Apps
Factory
Apps
Knowledge for innovation
KeiskammahoekNow
HitchHike
MicroTourism
Sell
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Apps
KeiskammaHoekNow! : sends
registered community members
email or SMS notices about
events and opportunities that
improve their lives, enabling
mass communication using even
the most basic cellphones.
Community organisations will
use the app to send notices to
members and the public and as a
research tool. App in
development, first public release
scheduled for October 2014 –
also to be translated into
isiXhosa. (JMS and MAF)
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Apps
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Hitch-hike! : This apps connects hitchhikers with potential lift providers by
enabling both parties to upload details of
their travels onto the platform and to
search for relevant hitch-hikers or liftproviders.While the screen shot is on a
smart phone, the app is multimodal and
uses SMS if no other channel is
available (RHS & MAF)
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Conclusion
The internationally recognised, collaborative approach of
iNeSi to embed e-astuteness in all sections of society, while
promoting research, aggregation and innovation, provides
an opportunity for us to work together to achieve maximum
impact.
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