Academy Modules

Overview

“Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme” (Academy) is APCICT’s flagship initiative to equip government officials and policymakers with the essential knowledge and skills to leverage ICT for national and regional socio-economic development. Launched in 2008, the Academy’s comprehensive curriculum was developed in partnership with ICT experts from countries throughout the world. Currently, 11 Academy modules are available in 16 languages with new training modules and more translations underway to meet the ICT capacity needs of ESCAP member and associate-member States. For more information, please visit http://www.unapcict.org/academy

English


Academy Module on Social Media, Development and Governance

This module aims to define social media and describe the various kinds of social media; raise awareness among policymakers and government officials of how social media affects society; describe best practices in the use of social media to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals; develop understanding of the role of social media in governance and discuss its implication for national policy and program formulation; and produce a capacity development resource that can help bridge the knowledge gap between the effective use of social media in development and governance.

Length: 1.5 hours / 6 Sessions

Russian


Академия ИКТ для Лидеров Государственного Управления - "Осуществление Государственного Управления на Основе Данных (Russian)

Данный модуль, предназначенный для государственных служащих в развивающихся странах, призван помочь им понять управление на основе данных и использовать управление на основе данных в своих юрисдикциях.


«Продолжительность: 1.5 часа/7 сессий»

English


Academy Module - Realizing Data-Driven Governance (New)

This module, designed for government officials in developing countries, aims to help them understand data-driven governance - the intensive and extensive use of data in how societies organize to define and achieve their common future - and assist them in using data-driven governance in their jurisdictions.

Lecturer: Emmanuel C. Lallana
Length: 1.5 hours / 7 Sessions

Academy Module 1: An Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development

This module addresses the SDGs through the prism of ICTs. It provides an overview of the intersections between ICTs and the SDGs, drawing attention to the various dimensions and sectors in which ICTs can provide valuable support through national governments’ plans and projects. The module invites readers to explore the various dimensions of the linkage through case studies of ICT applications in key sectors of development in Asia-Pacific countries.

Lecturer: Usha Rani Vyasulu Reddi
Length: 3 hours / 6 sessions

Academy Module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management

This module introduces disaster risk management (DRM) and provides an overview of how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be used for DRM. A large number of examples and case studies on the applications of ICTs in DRM have been included in the module. The module aims to introduce the basic concepts of DRM and the applications of ICTs in disaster mitigation and prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Academy Module 1: An Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development

This module addresses the SDGs through the prism of ICTs. It provides an overview of the intersections between ICTs and the SDGs, drawing attention to the various dimensions and sectors in which ICTs can provide valuable support through national governments’ plans and projects. The module invites readers to explore the various dimensions of the linkage through case studies of ICT applications in key sectors of development in Asia-Pacific countries.

Lecturer: Usha Rani Vyasulu Reddi
Length: 3 hours / 6 sessions

Indonesian

Russian

Academy Module - Realizing Data-Driven Governance (New)

This module, designed for government officials in developing countries, aims to help them understand data-driven governance - the intensive and extensive use of data in how societies organize to define and achieve their common future - and assist them in using data-driven governance in their jurisdictions.

Lecturer: Emmanuel C. Lallana
Length: 1.5 hours / 7 Sessions

Chinese

Indonesian

Vietnamese