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ICT 4 Development Improving the life of the Egyptian Citizen ICT in Education ICT 4 SMEs E- Safety and Digital Citizenship Go Green IT ICT in Health Ministry of Communications E- Technology Content & Information Egypt – 2010 Hoda Baraka
ICT in Education
Mission The Egyptian Education Initiative is a public-private partnership that aims to improve education in Egypt through effective use of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) EEI Pf. E EFA
Objectives § Increase Egypt’s competitiveness, increase job opportunities for its citizens by investing in human resources development. § Create a future generation armed with knowledge and skills Information Communication Technologies (ICT). § Develop a new model for learning that inspires continuous improvement through lifelong learning. § Promote and market the concept of e-Leaning technologies
Partners for Education…. World Economic Forum Go. E: Mo. E, Mo. HE, MCIT
EEI Scale 2000 6000 Schools 17 Education Leaders 65000 160000 Teachers Parents 4500 Universities 1000 IT-Clubs Administrators 2000 Instructors 13500 Professors 10000 SMEs 820000 students 1000 Students 300 E-Learning Professionals
ICT in Education Awards UNESCO ICT in Education Award 2008
Cost Effective Infrastructure to meet developing countries challenges Scalable Sustainable Replicable Mobile IT-clubs in rural areas Lab-Based Model Class-Based Model
Empowered Education Stakeholders Specialized Training Programs to meet International & National ICT Competencies Standards All Teachers Prerequisites Basic IT Skills All Teachers Professional Teachers • ITTF Advanced • Innovation in Classroom • ICT in Education • Think. Com E-content Development IT Teachers • Global Gateway • • Level 2 • Citizenship education Advanced E-content Development DL Level 1 • ICT leadership • School Self Evaluation ICDL Very Basic IT Skills Pioneer Teachers MOS Oracle Academy Cisco academy JDP Level 3 Level 4 Integrating ICT in the educational process to support critical thinking skills, problems solving, active learning, and engaged students
Availing Learning Resources Objectives: • Promote Instructors to develop their own e-content • Develop tools that meet connectivity challenges • Encourage collaboration between peer teachers • Develop library of learning objects and learning resources Offline CALD Computer Aided Lessons Design Egypt S&T Portal
Web 2. 0 Technologies Objectives: • Promote Peer to peer learning • Encourage communication, participation and creativity • Engage students in the learning and teaching process • Informal, out-of-school activities can be attractive and inspiring, compared to the more familiar in-school curriculum.
Monitoring & Evaluation • Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy and Result-Base Framework • School Baseline study • Developing ICT-in-Education Indicators • Capacity Building in Monitoring and Evaluation • Pre-University Mid Term Evaluation • E-learning Evaluation Study • Pre-University Outcome Evaluation
ICT in Health
The Egyptian Health Initiative (EHI) is a public-private partnership that aims to improve health services in Egypt through effective use of Information & Communication Technology (ICT).
Strategic Goals • To reduce the cost of health care by better patient management. • To achieve better utilization of expertise and resources. • To provide an advanced medical service in emergencies. • To create electronic medical records. • To establish a connected health Community that connects, removes limitations and creates opportunities for 21 st century physicians to realize their full potential. • To prepare all physicians and nurses in all medical centers and hospitals to the digital workforce.
E-Health Pillars • Track One : Strategic plan of Information Technology in the healthcare sector • Track Two : Automation of Primary, Secondary and tertiary Health Care • Track Three : Medical staff capacity building • Track Four : Mobile Health Applications • Track Five : Medical Emergency System • Track Six : Telemedicine
TIGA Award 2009 • Mobile Health Care Units – April 2009
Objectives Preserve the Arab heritage for future generations and enrich the Arabic content in all its forms Development of digitization industry and digital content hosting industry Promoting public education and community services and reduce the accessing cost, the awareness of Egyptian civilization locally and internationally through electronic dissemination Maximize the benefit from the synergy between communications and media content services to provide new economic models
Arabic e. Content Culture • Fekr rama portal with • More than 15000 titles • More than 70 publishers Education Tourism • Science & Technology portal • E-learning in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education • Luxor Portal • Sound & Light portal • Electronic advertising to the Ministry of Aviation and Tourism Online. News • News sector portal • News Sector digital library • Elahram corporation • Elgomhoreya
Arabic e. Content Heritage Documentation Community • Manuscripts • Presidential Palaces • Papyrus Library • Coptic Heritage • Museum of Egypt Post • Holdings and Bank of Egypt, Talaat Harb • Maps archaeological House Books • Archive Geographical Society • Documentation of inscriptions and wall paintings in ancient Egypt • The heritage of Islamic Cairo • Museum of Cairo Governorate • Documents, Heliopolis • Newspapers Heritage • Real Estate Press • Cadastral maps • Agencies • The National Archives • Kenana Online • Ayadena for small and medium Enterprise • Aradena for agriculture sectore • Byoutna for family • Youm Gadeed for youth
Egyptian National Archive house Project • Digitizing 25 Millions Documents (200 Years Old Documents) • Scanning 100, 000 Selective Documents • Fully Integrated Database System • Web Site Portal includes the E-Payment Possibility • Barcode & Watermark Support • 4 Years Project • Job opportunities & Training ( more than 2000 positions)
CULTNAT e. Heritage
Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) http: //www. egyptianrc. org
Central Agency for Public Mobilization & Statistics (CAPMAS) http: //www. capmas. gov. eg
Cyber Peace Initiative (CPI) http: //www. cyberpeaceinitiative. org
Telecentre Academy http: //www. telecentreacademy. org. eg
ICT Trust Fund (ICT-TF) http: //www. ictfund. org. eg
Against Child Trafficking http: //www. child-trafficking. info
The 20 th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child http: //www. crc 20 anniversary. com. eg
Egyptian Education Initiative (EEI) http: //www. eei. gov. eg
Arab Telecommunications and Information Council of Ministers (ATICM) http: //www. aticm. org. eg
Africa’s ICT Alumni Network http: //www. africaictalumni. gov. eg
Education Development for Universities in Egypt http: //www. eduegypt. gov. eg
Software Engineering Competence Center http: //www. secc. gov. eg
E- Safety and Digital Citizenship
Creating Synergies with all Concerned Stakeholders Law Enforceme nt and procedural Measures Legal Measures Technical Measures Initiatives with Civil Society Educational Effort
Legal Measures • - Penal Law and its article 58 for the year 1937 • - Child law 126 for 2008 - article 116 bis: – Criminalizes with hefty penalties use of computers, internet, intranet, or cartoon to commit or instigate exploitation of children in prostitution or pornography even if the crime does not actually take place. • - Telecom act 10 for 2003; establishing the consumers’ protection committee in telecom - e-Signature law 15 for 2004; giving ITIDA authority to supervise e- transactions quality - IPR law 82 for 2002
Law Enforcement • Establishment of a dedicated department to confront cyber crimes – Law Enforcement “Cyber Crime and Data Networks department”; Decree 13507 for year 2002 • Confronts Cyber Crimes • Coordinates with Internet Service Providers • Collaborates with Interpol • Hot Line
Educational Measures • Disseminating safety messages in educational institutes- risks- safety tips- other countries’ experiences • Including safety lessons in curriculum, as well as in teachers’ training • Forming the educators internet safety focus group • Availing filters and safety tools • Assisting in keeping teachers and educators up to date with respect of safety concerns in addition to standard skills and social networking developments (web 2. 0 tools)
An Active Involvement for Civil Society • The major effort led by an NGO; The Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement: Breaking the wall of silence. • Forming the Youth Internet Safety Focus Group (net – aman) and The Parents Internet Safety Focus Group • Engaging Youth centers; IT clubs and NGOs through Egypt’s ICT Trust Fund. • Discussing and disseminating concepts of netiquette and Digital Citizenship.
The Cyber Peace Initiative- Work Methodology • Peer to Peer training • A Social- Public- Private Partnership • Cascaded Training • Leveraging existing projects in the ICT sector or other projects of relevance from other sectors • Partnering with international NGOs, the private sector and/ or Organizations for relevant material and guidance. • Taking part actively in international initiatives • Reaching out to the Arab world and Africa
International Cooperation Capacity Building Childnet International- ITU/ COP e-Leaders Committee - UN GAID Community development All Partners IT companies Sharing Expertise & Resources Building knowledge together Research and Comparative Studies Initiating joint actions/ awareness Participating in International dialogues Council of Europe- INSAFE- e-NACSO Diplo ITU/ COP- ICMEC WYSA- ITU IGF- Dynamic coalition for Child On line Safety OECD Safety Forum- FOSI
Child On line Safety; Key Milestones • Forming Egyptian experts in the field. • Child on line Safety Indicators; discussing how to measure e- safety readiness. • Engaging in the ongoing International dialogue on the issue by participating actively in initiatives (ITU/ COP). • IGF 2009: an array of workshops on Child on Line Safety, covering best practices, issues, and concerns.
Egyptian Green ICT Strategy Feb - 2010
Egypt Green ICT Framework 1. Raising Community awareness about Green ICT Program. 2. E-waste sustainable Management Program. 3. ICT solutions For a sustainable future program.
ICT 4 SMEs