Tag: edutrac

Ms. Flavia Ouma, Senior IT Officer of Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) demonstrating the uSurvey application to a field worker during the field testing of the system for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Survey in January 2016. © UNICEF Uganda/2016/FGM-1

uSurvey: An open source mobile tool that blends IT and programme skills to improve UNICEF’s work for children

by BP Panwar, and Sarah Kabaija – Information and Communication Technologies and Development – ICTD Advancements in Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) are creating new opportunities to impact children’s lives, and UNICEF is at the forefront of deploying innovative and technology-enabled solutions to reduce the inequalities children face. UNICEF, in collaboration with […]

© UNICEF Ethiopia/2016/Ayene

UNICEF calls on technology partners to provide access to data that can improve children’s lives.

On 17 July, 2016, UNICEF received an award for using innovation, data science, and real-time information to solve global goals. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by world leaders in September 2015 to improve the lives of people everywhere, by aiming to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice, […]

Corrections and Emendations from Nethope

Corrections and Emendations from Nethope

Fredrik Winses, Director of Global Programs for Nethope, was kind enough to write back to my earlier blog post, correcting some specific wording that I had taken issue with.  I really appreciate this; it’s the type of constructive dialogue on which the internet, UNICEF’s Innovation work, and the open-source communities […]

School headmasters showed enthusiasm for EduTrac as a tool to improve their work. ©UNICEF2015/KIM

Dans un pays touché par le conflit, les espoirs renaissent avec EduTrac parmi les directeurs d’école

Par Ye Ra KIM,  Chargée de la gestion de l’information, du suivi-évaluation et de la communication | Programme Education | UNICEF Centrafrique Cliquez ici pour lire la première note de blog sur EduTrac en RCA. Le 9 décembre 2015 à Bangui, EduTrac a été officiellement lancé en République centrafricaine (RCA) en présence […]

A UNICEF staff member assisting school headmasters with registration in EduTrac. ©UNICEF2015/KIM

In a Conflict Affected Country, Hopes Arise with EduTrac among School Headmasters

By Ye Ra KIM,  Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Communications Officer | Education Programme | UNICEF Bangui Central African Republic Click here to read the previous blog post on EduTrac in CAR. On December 9, 2015, EduTrac was officially launched in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) in the presence of Ministry […]

UNICEFStories’ Highlights in 2015

UNICEFStories’ Highlights in 2015

By Pilar Lagos Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. It’s been an amazing year! Thank you for all your incredible contributions throughout the year. Here are some of our highlights of 2015. 1. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Pays a Visit to the Innovation Unit In January 2015, United Nations Secretary-General Ban […]

EduTrac Officially Launches in the Central African Republic

EduTrac Officially Launches in the Central African Republic

By Ye Ra KIM, Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Communications Officer | Education Programme | UNICEF Bangui Central African Republic On 9 December 2015, the Central African Republic (CAR) officially launched EduTrac, an innovative real-time school data collection system using SMS. UNICEF has been working with the Ministry of […]