TECH4DEV LAUNCHES THE I AM A WOMAN TECHSTER CAMPAIGN WITH AN ART EXHIBITION
September 20, 2021|
September 20, 2021
To achieve her goal of impacting 10,000 women in 2021 and 5 million women across Africa by 2030 through the Women Techsters initiative, Tech4Dev - a non-profit social enterprise working to provide access to decent work for Africans through digital and technology skills empowerment and advocacy- launched the #IAmAWomanTechster Campaign with an Art Exhibition on Sunday, 12th of September 2021.
Tech4Dev Partners Sterling Bank on Providing Employment for Women in Tech.
September 1, 2021|
September 1, 2021
Building on its quest to build a diverse and inclusive team, Sterling Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4Dev), a non-profit social enterprise working to provide access to decent work for Africans through digital and technology skills empowerment and advocacy.
TECHDEV HOLDS ROUND TABLE CONVERSATION THEMED REIMAGINING YOUTH SKILLS POST-PANDEMIC TO MARK WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY 2021
July 26, 2021|
July 26, 2021
The World Youth Skills Day is an annual event organized by the United Nations (UN) to celebrate the importance of empowering youths with decent work, employment, and entrepreneurship skills. The focus of this year’s celebration is the resilience and the creativity of youths during the pandemic while discussing the roles that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) systems have played in youth empowerment and the strategies to be adopted in the post-COVID-19 world.
Tech4Dev Partners with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development on Reducing Unemployment in Nigeria by upskilling 36,000 youths.
July 6, 2021|
July 6, 2021
The rate of unemployment in Nigeria has been on an upward trend over the past couple of years. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the Nigerian economy suffered another coronavirus-induced setback, as unemployment rate jumped from 27.1% as at Q2’2020 to 33.3% as at Q4’2020. Correspondingly, the number of unemployed persons rose by 6.4% to 23.2 million as at Q4’2020 from 21.8 million as at Q2’2020. The current unemployment rate is the highest ever, with unemployment scourge being magnified by COVID-19 crisis. According to Statista.com, the unemployment rate in Nigeria is estimated to reach 32.5 per cent in 2021. This figure is projected to increase further in 2022.
Tech4Dev Announces Partnership with OK Foundation to Empower 1000 Youths with Digital Skills in Badagry
June 3, 2021|
On the 20th of May, Tech4Dev, in alliance with the Olu Kosoko Foundation (OK Foundation), declared the Badagry Digital Center open at 40th Birthday Ceremony of Prince Olu Kosoko of Iworo Kingdom, Badagry. This partnership was birthed due to the alarming rate of low involvement of Nigerian youths in the acquisition of digital skills.
The Women Techsters Initiative; A Solution Advancing Science, Technology and Innovation
June 3, 2021|
According to a 2020 UN Report, The COVID-19 pandemic has created the most significant disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries and all continents. This was one of the themes discussed at the Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum. The STI Forum is a global information platform focused on science, technology and innovation for Sustainable Development Goals. Over the years, this platform has become a dedicated virtual open source for knowledge sharing and dissemination of information in terms of research and innovation.
Tech4Dev Holds Stakeholders' Engagement Forum Post Basic Digital Literacy for Rural Clusters in Northern Nigeria program.
April 7, 2021|
In a time of social distancing and government-enforced lockdowns to curtail the spread of COVID-19, digital technology has enabled the continuation of work, education, and communication. But for millions of people who are unable to use technology, being offline is economically and socially isolating.
Tech4Dev Announces Strategic Partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) on Digital Literacy Training in Northern Nigeria.
April 7, 2021|
As part of the efforts to empower vulnerable groups in rural clusters in Northern Nigeria with the digital skill set required for the future of work and advanced learnings for the 21st century in Nigeria, Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4Dev)...
Women Techsters Initiative Launch: Inclusivity for 5 million Women in the African Tech Industry.
April 7, 2021|
Written by Rebecca Nzerem
April 7, 2021
On International Women's Day 2021, Tech4Dev, in partnership with Microsoft, held a launch event for its Women Techsters Initiative.
Tech4Dev Is Providing Solutions to Enable Decent Work
June 28, 2019|
Written by Diwura Oladepo
June 28, 2019
With the advent of technological evolution, the world is changing rapidly; from how we communicate to how we conduct business to how we work. Daily lives and communication have been subsumed by the use of social media where interactions with people across the globe takes places in the new world of social; a world of interconnectivity and speedy communications.