solarsister

ECONOMY, SOCIETY

Solar Sister!

18 Oct , 2016  

Of the 1.6 billion people that don’t have access to electricity in the world, 70% are women and girls.Solar Sister: Bringing a market based, gender inclusive, bottom up clean energy revolution to Africa , by Neha Misra, Director of Programs and Development at Solar Sister, 17 June 2011 Solar Sister is an organisation that builds […]

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EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT

TreePeople

18 Oct , 2016  

TreePeople is a California based nonprofit environmental advocacy group located in Los Angeles. TreePeople promotes sustainable urban ecosystems in the Greater Los Angeles area through education, support for volunteer community-based action, and advocacy. It focuses on increasing the region’s urban forest by supporting people in planting and caring for trees at homes, on school yards, […]

open-mexico

PUBLIC SECTOR, SOCIETY

Open Mexico

18 Oct , 2016  

The Mexican Government has embarked on a strategy to advance the use of digital technology. Open Mexico aims for new technologies to open up information for government and citizens, helping to create better public services, promote economic growth, foster social inclusion and combat corruption. Open Mexico is developing the Open Dashboard, a platform to ask for […]

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EDUCATION

A New Age School – Orestad Gymnasium

18 Oct , 2016  

Ørestad Gymnasium is one giant classroom, where more than 1,100 high school students spend half their time learning in an expansive glass cube — a “gymnasium,” as parts of Europe still call secondary schools — to avoid traditional instruction. By encouraging students to collaborate in wide-open settings, the school hopes kids will be equipped to think flexibly on diverse topics later in life.The open […]

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EDUCATION

MOOC – Massive open online courses

18 Oct , 2016  

MOOC ( http://mooc.org/ ), massive open online courses, is an idea, to provide knowledge on the internet. The origin is based on the universities, which started, to record their lectures and to offer them also on the internet. MOOCs should help, to make knowledge accessible worldwide through online courses, just by having an internet connection. […]

digitalsocialservices

PUBLIC SECTOR

Digital Public Services

18 Sep , 2016  

Digital public services are exploring how local authorities can work together to create truly digital services for their citizens based in England.  Digital public services is a non-profit organisation based on local community that works by finding and understanding how the future council will be like and how it improve outcomes for citizens. Secondly they […]