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Stories about Learning and Opportunities

17 March 2014

Perpetuating Culture, Restoring Language: Tlingit and the Sealaska Heritage Institute

“We don’t want what you did here to only echo in the air, how our grandfathers used to do things..." The Sealaska Heritage Institute works with native and endangered languages...

4 March 2014

CLC 2014: Coding for Language Communities

"Can the Subaltern code?" CIDLeS Summer School 2014: Coding for Language Communities, a conference that aims to give everyone the ability to engage digital spaces in their mother tongues.

28 February 2014

WoeLab in Togo: “Democracy of Technology”

Rising Voices talked to Amadou Ndong about some projects developed in the University of Lomé, the OpenStreetMap and a 3D printer made out of e-waste.

13 February 2014

Everyday Life Across the Continent

Everyday Africa, a collective blog using photography to break down stereotypes about Africa, focuses on mobile phone photos, representing the rising wave of technology in Africa. They are creating curriculum...

10 February 2014

Arabic Language Resources for Social Media Activists

Tasharuk is a recent project to aggregate resources for social media activists which are available in Arabic. Tasharuk, meaning collaborate in Arabic, lists and categorizes knowledge resources - many of...

4 February 2014

Women Weave the Web: Global Tech Stories

World Pulse has put forward a new project to find out what challenges women face around the world when it comes to technology - and how they are using new...

24 January 2014

MENA: Learning about Digital Safety, Online

There is an increasing need for activists to protect their identities, data and network while at the same time pursue their struggle for a free Arab world. The Cyber Arabs...

22 January 2014

OpenDyslexic: the Font Designed to Make Reading Easier

Recognizing the difficulties dyslexic readers face every day, OpenDyslexic is an open sourced font recently developed, helping to make the Internet more accessible to those suffering from this neurological condition.

14 January 2014

Saharawi Voice: Stories from the Last African Colony

Saharawi Voice is a blog, news website and video hosting platform showcasing first hand testimonies of people living in the Saharawi refugee camps in Northern Africa.

7 January 2014

Bloggies Award Open for Nominations

The 2014 Weblog awards are open for submission!

12 December 2013

Call for Proposals – EIFL Public Library Innovation Grants

Public and community libraries in developing or transition economy countries are invited to apply for the EIFL's Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) grants.

7 November 2013

#teachtheweb: Encouraging Web Literacy Around the World

The Mozilla Foundation is creating teaching resources to increase web literacy. Laura Hilliger, one of their team, says that learning how to code and understanding the internet, even without a...

22 October 2013

The VISPERA: Turning a Community of Artisans into Entrepreneurs

Highlighting artists and artisans in Paraguay, this online platform is raising awareness of this community, building a multidimensional network of craft makers, museums, cultural centers, and heritage sites.