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IT FOR CHANGE

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Transcript of IT FOR CHANGE

IT FOR CHANGE
But digital technologies are by no means neutral...
Digital society also impacts
the unconnected billions - excluding the already disadvantaged.
IDEAS THAT DRIVE US
Technology is restructuring society
in fundamental ways...
IT for Change seeks to
democratise the use of technology, towards greater social justice...
We partner with
local communities,
forge local and global networks,
undertake research,
engage with policy spaces
and create institutional capacity.

Making e-governance work for participatory democracy
Demonstrating models for
data-based claims making

- through mobile-based networks, participatory GIS mapping
and community video

Building capacities of
NGOs in India

- to use digital technologies for full citizenship
of marginalised groups
Advocating policies to keep pace
with technological change

- in connectivity, public access and open data, through research on what works and what does not.
GENDER
Promoting gender equality through the digital opportunity
Influencing national and global policy processes for women's rights
The Twitter revolution?
Building bottom-up theory
on women's rights
GOVERNANCE
EDUCATION
of all online content is written in
English
, which is understood by just of the world.

Hindi
, the first language of roughly 260 million people, constitutes less than of all Web content.





21%
55.8%
0.1%
Deploying digital technologies to improve quality of education
A pioneering model to integrate technology in public schools

- using open source education tools to foster student creativity

Anchoring the largest online forum of school teachers in India

- promoting peer learning
- creating local language content
Shaping national policies and curriculum
on technology in education


Short courses
Action research
Scholar-practitioner networks
in the developing world
Working towards a democratic Internet architecture
Catalysing a people's movement
on Internet rights

- to call for Internet access as a right
- to ensure a people-centred Internet not controlled by the state or business monopolies
The Subject Teacher Forum is the largest virtual community of teachers from one school system. More than
14,000
Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Kannada and English teachers are members of this community.

The resources contributed by the STF community are published on the Karnataka Open Educational Resources (KOER) portal. The portal has
7,000+
pages and
4,000+
files and has received
2.3 million+
views.



Influencing policy debates

- promoting net neutrality
- advocating community broadband models

Thank you!
To know more about our work,
write to us at
ITfC@ITforChange.net

To donate, visit us at
http://itforchange.net/donate


INTERNET GOVERNANCE
Bridging development realities and technological possibilities
In 2013, Internet penetration in high-income countries was

This is times more than the

for low-income countries.



A survey in 2010 found that only of Wikipedia contributors are women.
IT for Change
Crowdsourcing to make the city better
13%
81%
10
7.6%
National ICT Policy for
School Education 2012
National ICT Curriculum 2013
IT for Change at the International Working Forum on Women and ICTs and Development, Washington D.C.
http://tinyurl.com/plat87l
http://tinyurl.com/qfzlsev
http://tinyurl.com/nlsjmcs
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