Development cooperation , 24.08.2015

GESCI-AKE - funding extension


GESCI is a UN ICT Task Force-initiated international NGO focusing on assisting Ministries of Education and other relevant ministries in developing countries on planning and implementation of educational strategies on ICT and Inclusive Knowledge Society. The African Knowledge Exchange Programme (AKE) is a central part of the GESCI strategy. Through the African Knowledge Exchange -project, GESCI in 2015-2016 aims to further pilot and demonstrate an innovative skills development programme in digital and creative media, as well as to implement supportive research components for validating the approach. In addition, policy and practice-based forums will be organized for creating and disseminating best practice solutions in innovation and ICT in Education.

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Funding decision  24.08.2015

250 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Education policy and administrative management 50%
  • Information and communication technology (ICT) 50%

Special target group

  • women
  • youth

Funding channel

Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative



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