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BasicInternet:DTC workshop for development at ITU

Title DTC workshop for development at ITU
Place ITU@Geneva
Date, Time 2020/02/11, 11-13 February 2020, Geneva, ITU.
Contact Person Mike Nxele
Participants Josef Noll, Danica Radovanovic
related to Project DigI, BasicInternet
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  • ITU Digital Transformation Centres - 11-13Feb2020 in Geneve - Invitation to Danica and Josef to give a presentation'

Danica will talk on digital literacy skills for the DTCs and Josef will talk about....?'

Hopefully, they have a meeting with Mike Nxele and talk about Basic Internet Foundation and partnerships.

Venue

Room L (1st floor, Montbrillant building, ITU), Geneva, Switzerland

Workshop info: https://academy.itu.int/main-activities/digital-transformation-centres-initiative/onboarding-workshop

Agenda

11Feb2020

Time Items 09:00 - 10:00 Welcome remarks by Ms Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director, ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau

Opening remarks by Mr Piotr Pluta, Director, Corporate Affairs, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, Cisco
Introduction of participants
Workshop overview and expected outcomes Group picture and coffee break

10:30 - 11:00 Agenda item 1: Essential skills for inclusive participation in the digital economy

The digital transformation holds huge potential for economic development, improving people’s lives and accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This session will give an overview of the skills useful for citizens to benefit from the digital economy.

Presentations by:

  • Ms Susan Teltscher, Head, Capacity and Digital Skills Development Division, ITU
  • Mr Alfie Hamid, Regional Manager, Corporate Affairs for Africa, Cisco
11:00 - 13:00 Agenda item 2: Practices of digital skills training
This session will give the opportunity to Digital Transformation Centres (DTCs) to present their respective institutions and share their practices in digital skills training in their countries, followed by discussion.

Speakers:

  • Representatives of the 10 DTCs Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 Agenda item 3: Stakeholder roles and responsibilities

This session is dedicated to discussing the structure of the initiative, including the governance model, and roles and responsibilities of stakeholders. The session will end with a presentation of courses, content and training materials made available to DTCs through the initiative.

Session facilitators:

  • Mr Mike Nxele, Senior Human Capacity Building Officer, ITU
  • Mr Alfie Hamid, Regional Manager, Corporate Affairs for Africa, Cisco Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00 Agenda item 3 (cont.): Group discussion and feedback on stakeholder roles and responsibilities Welcome reception


12Feb2020

09:00 – 10:00 Agenda item 4: Proposed strategies to scale and reach underserved communities
During this session, various strategies to scale will be discussed, taking into account the national demand for training (demand driven strategy), and the institutional capacity of the DTC to address the national demand (capacity-driven strategy). The strategy discussions will review the approach towards target setting for the DTCs as well as establish the framework for setting KPIs. Finally, the session will cover the train-the-trainers programme, as a tool to reach the various communities.
Session facilitator:
Mr Mike Nxele, Senior Human Capacity Building Officer, ITU
Speakers:
Ms Violette Uwamutara, Rwanda Country Director, Digital Opportunity Trust (Remotely)
Ms Annemijn Perrin, CEO and Founder, Digital Skills Foundation
Ms Danica Radovanović, Digital Inclusion Advisor, Basic Internet Foundation
Mr Paolo Dal Santo, Business Development Manager, HP
Mr Josef Noll, Secretary General, Basic Internet Foundation
10:00 – 11:00 Agenda item 4 (cont.): Group discussion on proposed strategies to scale and reach underserved communities Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 Agenda item 5: Performance criteria - Performance and target measurement indicators
The performance and target measurement indicators are essential to determine the success of the project as well as its impact. Among the indicators, some will be quantitative while others will assess the impact of the training on trainees’ career paths.

Session facilitators:

Mr Alfie Hamid, Regional Manager, Corporate Affairs for Africa, Cisco
Mr Mike Nxele, Senior Human Capacity Building Officer, ITU Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 Agenda item 5 (cont.): Group discussion on performance criteria - Performance and target measurement indicators Coffee break
16:00- 17:00 Agenda Item 6: Introduction to train-the-trainer programme and courses overview
This session will be dedicated to the introduction to the operational plan of the train-the trainer programme, covering topics such as access to training content and technical details to support students.

ITU and Cisco will present an overview of the courses, content and training materials to be made available to DTCs through their respective platforms.

Session facilitator:
Mr Serges Nanfack, Technical Manager, Cisco

13Feb2020

09.00 – 10.30 Agenda item 7: Design thinking workshop – Launch and awareness campaigns
This session will introduce the design thinking approach to problem solving. This will equip the participants with the tools to design their DTC strategy and plans as well as tools to bring those plans into implementation. Special attention will be given to launch and awareness campaigns. Session facilitator: • Mr Serges Nanfack, Technical Manager, Cisco Working coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Agenda item 7 (cont.): Design thinking workshop – Launch and awareness campaigns
12:00 – 13:00 Agenda item 8: Planning for national stakeholder engagement
As DTCs operate nationally, collaborating with national partners is crucial. In order to raise visibility and engage with national partners, DTCs could organize a national launch of the initiative using the design thinking approach, this session will cover stakeholder engagement strategies and approaches as well as a national launch of the DTC plan outlined.

Session facilitators:

Mr Serges Nanfack, Technical Manager, Cisco
Mr Alfie Hamid, Regional Manager, Corporate Affairs for Africa
14:30 - 16:00 Agenda item 9: Presentation of the draft implementation plans by DTCs
This session will give the opportunity to each DTC to present a short draft strategy and plan prepared during the three days of the workshop and how these will be implemented. The plan will be subject to finalisation within two weeks after the end of the workshop. The presentations will be followed by discussions and feedback.
Speakers:
Representatives of the 10 DTCs Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 Discussion on the way forward
17:00 - 17:15 Closing