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Fieldnotes from gendered tele-centre initiatives

Arpita Joshi
Notes from the Field
- 2011

Under the 'Gender and citizenship in the Information Society' Research programme, Anita Gurumurthy and Arpita Joshi undertook visits to three tele-centre initiatives which showed a keen understanding of the gendered nature of technology use...

 

Submission to the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development

Parminder Jeet Singh
Position papers
- 2011

IT for Change (ITfC) was one among five civil society organisations invited to make submissions before the Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (WG-IGF) of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology Development (UNCSTD), in January 2011....

 

Responding to the learning and developmental needs of out-of-school adolescents

Gurumurthy Kasinathan, Aparna Kalley, Chinmayi Arakali, Krupa Thimmaiah and Madhavi Jha
Notes from the Field
- 2011

This paper is a response to a call for papers on "Responding to the learning and developmental needs of out-of-school adolescents - Experiences of South Asian countries" by the gender list...

 

IT for Change participation in UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2011

IT for Change participated as one of the five civil society members of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development's Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (WGIIGF). IT for Change submitted two input papers arguing that processes...

 

Input paper by IT for Change for the IBSA seminar on Global Internet Governance

IT for Change
Working Papers
- 2011

IT for Change wrote a paper titled 'A development agenda in Internet Governance - Outlining global public policy issues and exploring new institutional options' for the IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) seminar on global Internet Governance that took place on 1-2 September 2011 at Funda...

 

India's report for the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development's Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (WGIIGF)

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2011

IT for Change helped prepare India's report for the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development's Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (WGIIGF). The report has some concrete set of IGF reform proposals and helped shape the...

 

What ICTs can do for gender responsive service delivery. UN Women workshop

Anita Gurumurthy
Presentations
- 2011

Anita Gurumurthy attended the UNWomen workshop on 'Leading Innovations for Gender Responsible Service Delivery' at Dar-es Salam, Tanzania (21-22 June 2011...

 

'Network publics as digital futures' - presentation at 'Conference on Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy' by Club De Madrid in New York

Anita
Presentations
- 2011

Anita Gurumurthy made a presentation on Network publics at 'Conference on Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy' by Club De Madrid in New York (USA). The presentation titled 'Network publics as digital futures' questioned the nature of a global network public that can...

 

Policy on ICTs for a public institution

IT for Change
Policy Documents
- 2011

The work of public institutions leads to continuous creation of knowledge, but such knowledge often remains with specific individuals or institutions. This policy brief argues for sharing of such individual knowledge across the institution, and sharing of institutional knowledge across the...

 

Note on policy for teacher professional development

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Policy Documents
- 2011

IT for Change has been working in the area of ICTs and education, at the levels of research, capacity building and pilot programme. Based on our work, this note exposes ways in which ICTs could be used as an integral part of the education system and...

 

Note for CABE Meeting March 18 2011 - Why ICTs in education programs fail or succeed and implications for policy?

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Advocacy Statements
- 2011

Based on our advocacy work relating to NPISE, the issue of 'vendor driven ICT programs' was discussed in the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) and a sub-committee was setup to study the issue.

 

Presentation made by Gurumurthy Kasinathan at NUEPA in a workshop for Education Secretaries, on guidelines for ICT@School program - December 2011

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Presentations
- 2011

The presentation discusses the key challenges facing teacher education and the need to evolve new models of teacher education...

 

Presentation made by Gurumurthy Kasinathan at NCERT in a workshop for Education Secretaries, on guidelines for ICT@School program - October 2011

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Presentations
- 2011

The presentation explains the need for state governments to move from 'first generation programs' where students only learn word, notepad, paint etc,...

 

Cultural rights and globalisation of exchanges and of information - UNHCR Seminar on 'Implementing Cultural Rights'

Anita Gurumurthy
Presentations
- 2010

Anita Gurumurthy was part of the panel on “Exploring the relationship between cultural rights and cultural diversity” at the February 2010 Seminar organised by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in partnership with the International Organization...

 

Karnataka ICT@Schools Programme

IT for Change
Position papers
- 2010

The Department of Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, have initiated a public software based ICT...

 

'Locating gender politics in the new techno-industrial complex'. A talk hosted by CIS, CSCS and ITfC

Lisa McLaughlin
Presentations
- 2010

The lecture, held on 27 July 2010, was hosted by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS),The Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), and IT for Change (ITfC). Lisa McLaughlin, PhD, Associate Professor in Media Studies and Women’s Studies (Miami University-...

 

A seminar on ICT and gender violence: Logging into (in)security

Chloe Zollman
Presentations
- 2010

On 10 December 2010, IT for Change was part of the panel on 'Logging into (in)security: a seminar on ICT and gender violence' which was held in Chennai (India) and closed...

 

Editorial to the special issue on gender of the Journal of Community Informatics

Anita Gurumurthy
Think-pieces
- 2010

IT for Change was invited by the Journal of Community Informatics to guest-edit a special issue on gender and community informatics, which presents articles from various countries across the world and discusses how information and communication technology have a transformatory impact on gender...

 

Gender equality and the knowledge society. International conference on 'Gender Equity Policies - New Scenarios, Actors and Articulations'

Anita Gurumurthy
Presentations
- 2010

Anita Gurumurthy's presentation at the conference on 'Gender Equity Policies - New Scenarios, Actors and Articulations' (Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 2010) asked...