[AfrICANN-discuss] African Leadership in ICT (ALICT) Course

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Mon Jun 4 22:46:23 SAST 2012

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Hello, see below, FYI

Ken Lohento

*African Leadership in ICT (ALICT) Course*

Building leadership skills for social and economic development in Africa

We are accepting applications for the second round of ALICT:

• Closing date for applications August 1st 2012

• Course commences October 2012

• Course concludes May 2013

• ALICT is a blended learning course for full-time working professionals

• ALICT combines online, offline and applied learning

• No fees are required

*About ALICT *
African Leadership in ICT (ALICT) is an African Union Commission
initiative, supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and
implemented by GESCI (Founded by the UN ICT Task Force)

*Course Duration *
• 7 months
• Online, Offline and Applied Learning

Course Delivery
Blended learning approach whereby participants learn both online and in
face-to-face settings:
• Through the ALICT virtual workspace participants will access learning
materials, engage in discussion, and complete group assignments with
the support of online tutors.
• Key elements of the course will be delivered in face-to-face workshops:
Introduction to the Knowledge Society, Futures Thinking, 360
leadership assessment feedback, and the development of a policy coherence

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a
professional certificate in African Leadership in ICT from GESCI. In
addition, the course is under review by Dublin City University (Ireland)
for credit accumulation towards post-graduate qualifications.

*Eligibility Criteria:*
• Applicants must be from one of the following countries: Mozambique,
Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia and Ethiopia
 • Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.2 Bachelor's/Honours degree
• Applicants must work for a Ministry, a public sector organisation or a
public research insitution or university

More information : http://www.gesci.org/african-leadership-in-ict-alict.html
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