e-Skills and employability: Report from the 2007 Barcelona workshop

April 29, 2021

On June 19, 2007, twenty NGO practitioners from across Europe gathered at the e‐Skills & Employability Workshop to share best practices and discuss new ways to grow and sustain efforts to support economic empowerment through this field. Co‐organized by telecentre.org and the Esplai Foundation in Barcelona, the workshop provided a venue for participants to share…

ICT training and employability: Integrated service delivery in United States workforce development networks

This study investigates how community-based organizations that provide basic technology training integrate it with other services and tap a network of service providers to improve employability prospects for lower-wage, lower-skill populations in the United States. Research focused on organizations that provide basic computer training and for whom employability is either a primary or main goal.

Connecting African libraries and development organizations: Perceptions and possibilities

October 21, 2020

While perceptions of African libraries as development partners remain low and limited by development organizations, it is possible to change these perceptions. Quantitative data are necessary but insufficient in demonstrating library development value. Possible development partnership roles for African libraries are as community-embedded institutions, and development resource hubs.