Technology

Liberia’s E-Government Initiatives

In my last article on e-government, I defined and discussed e-government and the stages involved in achieving it, according to the studies by the United Nations, The World Bank, Gartner Group, et al. I also referenced Liberia’s ranking in the 2014 UN E-government Survey based on what is considered the country’s de facto national website: e-Mansion.Gov.Lr. I then went on to list the benefits of e-government as well as its advantages and disadvantages.

The Need for a National Education Technology Plan (NETP)

As Liberia endeavors to revamp its education sector, there will be a need for a National Education Technology Plan (NETP) requiring the integration of technology in all schools in order to prepare the new generation of Liberians for the challenges of the 21st century. This plan should, inter alia, require students to take technology courses from 6th grade and upwards. This will allow students who cannot afford to go to college after graduation from high school to be prepared for entry level jobs.

Why Many People Ignore Open Source Software

Since its advent, Open Source Software or OSS has grown significantly over the years. This is due in part to the advances made in its development. A few of these advances include: “user-friendliness”, functional capabilities, and their low cost. But despite these achievements, OSS has not achieved the type of pervasive adoption that we have envisaged. And this, in my opinion, is a result of a variety of reasons in different regions.


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BlueCrest University College Internationally Accredited Programs

BlueCrest University College, accredited by the National Commission (NCHE) on Higher Education as a degree granting institution has introduced varieties of internationally accredited programs, aimed to produce professional who will be competent in terms of academic excellence with professional hands on. BlueCrest has partnered with NIIT, world’s largest IT education provider from India which has more than 5,000 centers in more than 40 countries with more than 5 million students across the globe.

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