Microsoft Unlimited Potential Community Curriculum

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Microsoft Unlimited Potential Community Curriculum
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Microsoft Unlimited Potential Community Curriculum
As part of the Microsoft’s efforts to promote digital inclusion worldwide, the Unlimited Potential (UP) Community Learning curriculum provides the foundation for teaching basic to intermediate technology skills in a hands-on manner. Designed for use in community technology and learning centers (CTLCs) or telecenters, the curriculum aims to help individuals gain critical 21st century workforce skills needed for today’s “knowledge economy” and broaden digital inclusion. Lessons may be taught in a classroom-style setting, or as part of a self-paced learning program. The curriculum provides quality content that focuses on real-world skill development in the areas of:  Beginning information, technology and computer literacy;  Information and communications technologies; and  Workforce development and preliminary technical certification preparation.
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* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Programme
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No