About GESCI

GESCI, the Global E-Schools and Communities Initiative, is a non-profit organization founded by the United Nations in 2003. GESCI, with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, provides strategic advice to relevant Ministries in developing countries on the effective use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) within the context of inclusive Knowledge Societies. GESCI works with governments across 16 African countries in providing programs in leadership development in ICT and Knowledge Society development for mid-to senior level government officials, see www.gesci.org.

Background and context for the African Digital Schools’ Initiative
The African Digital Schools Initiative (ADSI) is a comprehensive programme implementing digital school development in secondary schools to transform secondary schools into modern ICT-enhanced digital schools- Digital Schools of Distinction. The programme is designed specifically to build secondary-level student 21st century skills and teachers’ innovative practice in a way that is responsive to the needs of the market place and to the emerging knowledge economies and societies.

The resources you get here have been developed by teachers in the African Digital Schools Initiative (ADSI) programme and are aligned to the three levels of UNESCO ICT-CFT competency development (Technology Literacy, Knowledge Deepening and Knowledge Creation)..

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