SlideShare a Scribd company logo

Bridging digital divide through digital literacy

Bridging Digital Divide through Digital Literacy -- Potential of cooperation between Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan

1 of 24
Download to read offline
Bridging Digital Divide through
Digital Literacy
Prof. Dr. Khalid Mahmood
Department of Information Management,
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
1
Digital Silk Road
• Announced by China in 2015 Information Silk
Road included:
– strengthening internet infrastructure
– deepening space cooperation
– developing common technology standards, and
– improving the efficiency of policing systems among
the Belt and Road countries.
• Digital Silk Road is bringing new waves of
technological opportunities for emerging
economies in Asia.
2
Socio-economic facts – 2020
Indicators Pakistan Kyrgyzstan
Population (in millions) 212 6.6
Population under age 15 35% 34%
Median age 22.8 26
Rural population 63% 66%
GDP per capita - PPP$ 4,885 5,471
Poverty rate 29% 32%
3
Telecommunication facts – 2020
Indicators Pakistan Kyrgyzstan
Internet penetration 35% 47%
Mobile connections 75% 150%
Social media penetration 17% 39%
4
Pakistani Scenario
5
GOVERNING
TELECOM
SECTOR
LEGISLATION
TELECOM
SECTOR
POLICIES
DEGITAL
PAKISTAN
POLICY
IT SECTOR
POLICIES
Pakistan
Telecommunication
(Re-Organization)
Act 1996 (Amended 2015)
Digital Pakistan Policy
2018
•De-Regulation Policy
for the Telecom Sector -
2003
•Mobile Cellular
Policy- 2004
•Broadband Policy -
2004
•Universal Service
Fund Policy - 2006
National IT policy
2000 (Amended 2015)
IT Legislation
(Pakistan)
6

Recommended

TMT Predictions 2021 Report By Deloitte
TMT Predictions 2021 Report By DeloitteTMT Predictions 2021 Report By Deloitte
TMT Predictions 2021 Report By Deloitteaakash malhotra
 
A review recent trends in world and indian telecom market
A review recent trends in world and indian telecom marketA review recent trends in world and indian telecom market
A review recent trends in world and indian telecom marketIAEME Publication
 
Deliotte: Telecomms Predictions 2010
Deliotte: Telecomms Predictions 2010Deliotte: Telecomms Predictions 2010
Deliotte: Telecomms Predictions 2010Jon Bradford
 
Digital Opportunity - Indian Media & Entertainment 2017
Digital Opportunity - Indian Media & Entertainment 2017Digital Opportunity - Indian Media & Entertainment 2017
Digital Opportunity - Indian Media & Entertainment 2017Harsh Wardhan Dave
 
Growing the Digital Economy from a National Perspective
Growing the Digital Economy from a National PerspectiveGrowing the Digital Economy from a National Perspective
Growing the Digital Economy from a National PerspectiveSyahida Ismail
 
Dialog Nasional TIK BPPT 12/11/'14 - Presentasi Mastel - Setyanto PS
Dialog Nasional TIK BPPT 12/11/'14 - Presentasi Mastel - Setyanto PSDialog Nasional TIK BPPT 12/11/'14 - Presentasi Mastel - Setyanto PS
Dialog Nasional TIK BPPT 12/11/'14 - Presentasi Mastel - Setyanto PSIwan S
 
IT Infrastructure on the Verge of Technological Singularity
IT Infrastructure on the Verge of Technological SingularityIT Infrastructure on the Verge of Technological Singularity
IT Infrastructure on the Verge of Technological SingularityMiraworks.io
 

More Related Content

What's hot

E governance and digital india by col inderjit singh
E governance  and digital india by col inderjit singhE governance  and digital india by col inderjit singh
E governance and digital india by col inderjit singhInderjeet Singh
 
M2M Opportunity in India
M2M Opportunity in IndiaM2M Opportunity in India
M2M Opportunity in IndiaAbhijay Sisodia
 
Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...
Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...
Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...Teemu Ropponen
 
Digital India: Use of Technology For Transforming Society
Digital India: Use of Technology For Transforming SocietyDigital India: Use of Technology For Transforming Society
Digital India: Use of Technology For Transforming SocietyDr. Sunil Kr. Pandey
 
Malaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of Development
Malaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of DevelopmentMalaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of Development
Malaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of DevelopmentZiaullah Mirza
 
The Role of 4G in Mobile Data Monetisation
The Role of 4G in Mobile Data MonetisationThe Role of 4G in Mobile Data Monetisation
The Role of 4G in Mobile Data Monetisationmy_ron2
 
National digital communication policy 2018
National digital communication policy 2018National digital communication policy 2018
National digital communication policy 2018venkysslide
 
Japan Mobile Ecosystem
Japan Mobile EcosystemJapan Mobile Ecosystem
Japan Mobile EcosystemBenjamin Joffe
 
Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1
Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1
Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1Alix Murphy
 
Vehicular Networking
Vehicular NetworkingVehicular Networking
Vehicular Networkingijtsrd
 
Telecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & Opportunities
Telecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & OpportunitiesTelecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & Opportunities
Telecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & OpportunitiesIBA
 
ICT innovation initiative in Indonesia
ICT innovation initiative in IndonesiaICT innovation initiative in Indonesia
ICT innovation initiative in IndonesiaLarastri Kumaralalita
 
CtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter Player
CtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter PlayerCtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter Player
CtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter PlayerVARINDIA
 
Next generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyond
Next generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyondNext generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyond
Next generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyondoleg2030
 
Vietnam ICT Development and Opportunities
Vietnam ICT Development and OpportunitiesVietnam ICT Development and Opportunities
Vietnam ICT Development and OpportunitiesVNITO Alliance
 
Digital bangladesh
Digital bangladeshDigital bangladesh
Digital bangladeshMominul Jnu
 

What's hot (19)

Group 7 Exam
Group 7 ExamGroup 7 Exam
Group 7 Exam
 
E governance and digital india by col inderjit singh
E governance  and digital india by col inderjit singhE governance  and digital india by col inderjit singh
E governance and digital india by col inderjit singh
 
M2M Opportunity in India
M2M Opportunity in IndiaM2M Opportunity in India
M2M Opportunity in India
 
Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...
Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...
Designing e-government services for collaboration between citizens and the pu...
 
Digital India: Use of Technology For Transforming Society
Digital India: Use of Technology For Transforming SocietyDigital India: Use of Technology For Transforming Society
Digital India: Use of Technology For Transforming Society
 
Malaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of Development
Malaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of DevelopmentMalaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of Development
Malaysia's Digital Economy: A New Driver of Development
 
The Role of 4G in Mobile Data Monetisation
The Role of 4G in Mobile Data MonetisationThe Role of 4G in Mobile Data Monetisation
The Role of 4G in Mobile Data Monetisation
 
Competitionregulation
CompetitionregulationCompetitionregulation
Competitionregulation
 
National digital communication policy 2018
National digital communication policy 2018National digital communication policy 2018
National digital communication policy 2018
 
Japan Mobile Ecosystem
Japan Mobile EcosystemJapan Mobile Ecosystem
Japan Mobile Ecosystem
 
Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1
Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1
Case-Study-on-Digital-Identity-KDDI-au-ID1
 
Vehicular Networking
Vehicular NetworkingVehicular Networking
Vehicular Networking
 
Telecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & Opportunities
Telecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & OpportunitiesTelecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & Opportunities
Telecommunications Industry:Trends, Challenges & Opportunities
 
ICT innovation initiative in Indonesia
ICT innovation initiative in IndonesiaICT innovation initiative in Indonesia
ICT innovation initiative in Indonesia
 
CtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter Player
CtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter PlayerCtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter Player
CtrlS Emerging as World’s Largest Rated-4 Hyperscale Datacenter Player
 
Next generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyond
Next generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyondNext generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyond
Next generation e-government: G-Cloud and beyond
 
Vietnam ICT Development and Opportunities
Vietnam ICT Development and OpportunitiesVietnam ICT Development and Opportunities
Vietnam ICT Development and Opportunities
 
Digital bangladesh
Digital bangladeshDigital bangladesh
Digital bangladesh
 
Is Mobile Media strategy relevant for big corporate?
Is Mobile Media strategy relevant for big corporate?Is Mobile Media strategy relevant for big corporate?
Is Mobile Media strategy relevant for big corporate?
 

Similar to Bridging digital divide through digital literacy

Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...
Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...
Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...Biblioteca de la Universidad de Zaragoza
 
ICT applicatons in rural development
ICT applicatons in rural developmentICT applicatons in rural development
ICT applicatons in rural developmentVenu Goud
 
PPt With animation on Mera Digital India
PPt With animation on Mera Digital IndiaPPt With animation on Mera Digital India
PPt With animation on Mera Digital IndiaAsh Gray
 
Role Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, Noor
Role Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, NoorRole Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, Noor
Role Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, Noormuzkara
 
Presentation of ethical and social issues of ict
Presentation of ethical and social issues of ictPresentation of ethical and social issues of ict
Presentation of ethical and social issues of ictSmritiGurung4
 
ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01
ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01
ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01Titas Sarker
 
Ict policy in education and research presented by titas sarker
Ict policy in education and research presented by titas sarkerIct policy in education and research presented by titas sarker
Ict policy in education and research presented by titas sarkerTitas Sarker
 
IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges
IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges
IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges Dr. Mazlan Abbas
 
ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022
ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022
ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022Adrian Hall
 
IT in Pakistan - past, present and the future
IT in Pakistan - past, present and the futureIT in Pakistan - past, present and the future
IT in Pakistan - past, present and the futureImran Hunzai
 
Digital bangladesh
Digital bangladeshDigital bangladesh
Digital bangladeshbitta saha
 
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsPresentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsMahesh Chandra Manav
 
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsPresentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsMahesh Chandra Manav
 
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsPresentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsMahesh Chandra Manav
 
E-governance in Bhutan
E-governance in BhutanE-governance in Bhutan
E-governance in BhutanSuraj Katwal
 

Similar to Bridging digital divide through digital literacy (20)

DB6922
DB6922DB6922
DB6922
 
Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...
Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...
Stephanie Carretero: DigComp: Marco Europeo de Competencias Digitales para la...
 
Digital India
Digital IndiaDigital India
Digital India
 
ICT applicatons in rural development
ICT applicatons in rural developmentICT applicatons in rural development
ICT applicatons in rural development
 
PPt With animation on Mera Digital India
PPt With animation on Mera Digital IndiaPPt With animation on Mera Digital India
PPt With animation on Mera Digital India
 
Role Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, Noor
Role Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, NoorRole Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, Noor
Role Of Ict In Smart City By Siddique Lutful Kabir, Noor
 
Presentation of ethical and social issues of ict
Presentation of ethical and social issues of ictPresentation of ethical and social issues of ict
Presentation of ethical and social issues of ict
 
ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01
ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01
ictpolicyineducationandresearchpresentedbytitassarker-130520064827-phpapp01
 
Ict policy in education and research presented by titas sarker
Ict policy in education and research presented by titas sarkerIct policy in education and research presented by titas sarker
Ict policy in education and research presented by titas sarker
 
IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges
IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges
IoT - Technical Regulatory Aspects and Key Challenges
 
ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022
ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022
ITU Presentation at IAD DCS Summit 2022
 
IT in Pakistan - past, present and the future
IT in Pakistan - past, present and the futureIT in Pakistan - past, present and the future
IT in Pakistan - past, present and the future
 
Digital bangladesh
Digital bangladeshDigital bangladesh
Digital bangladesh
 
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsPresentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
 
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsPresentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
 
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lpsPresentation digital india project by jmv lps
Presentation digital india project by jmv lps
 
Digital bangladesh
Digital bangladeshDigital bangladesh
Digital bangladesh
 
E-governance in Bhutan
E-governance in BhutanE-governance in Bhutan
E-governance in Bhutan
 
Thailand's Digital, Creative and Startup Ecosystem
Thailand's Digital, Creative and Startup EcosystemThailand's Digital, Creative and Startup Ecosystem
Thailand's Digital, Creative and Startup Ecosystem
 
Digital india
Digital indiaDigital india
Digital india
 

More from Khalid Mahmood

How to choose a right statistical test
How to choose a right statistical testHow to choose a right statistical test
How to choose a right statistical testKhalid Mahmood
 
QS World University Rankings by Subject: Methodology
QS World University Rankings by Subject: MethodologyQS World University Rankings by Subject: Methodology
QS World University Rankings by Subject: MethodologyKhalid Mahmood
 
Ethical, legal, and professional standards in publishing
Ethical, legal, and professional standards in publishingEthical, legal, and professional standards in publishing
Ethical, legal, and professional standards in publishingKhalid Mahmood
 
How to promote your publications
How to promote your publicationsHow to promote your publications
How to promote your publicationsKhalid Mahmood
 
How to publish your thesis as a book
How to publish your thesis as a bookHow to publish your thesis as a book
How to publish your thesis as a bookKhalid Mahmood
 
From thesis to journal articles
From thesis to journal articlesFrom thesis to journal articles
From thesis to journal articlesKhalid Mahmood
 
Publishing process of a journal article
Publishing process of a journal articlePublishing process of a journal article
Publishing process of a journal articleKhalid Mahmood
 
Journal article submission and review process
Journal article submission and review processJournal article submission and review process
Journal article submission and review processKhalid Mahmood
 
How to survive peer review
How to survive peer reviewHow to survive peer review
How to survive peer reviewKhalid Mahmood
 
How to find a right journal to publish your article
How to find a right journal to publish your articleHow to find a right journal to publish your article
How to find a right journal to publish your articleKhalid Mahmood
 
How to avoid predatory journals
How to avoid predatory journalsHow to avoid predatory journals
How to avoid predatory journalsKhalid Mahmood
 
Scholarly journals market
Scholarly journals marketScholarly journals market
Scholarly journals marketKhalid Mahmood
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomy
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomyBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomy
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomyKhalid Mahmood
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacology
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacologyBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacology
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacologyKhalid Mahmood
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineeringBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineeringKhalid Mahmood
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Medicine
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: MedicineBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Medicine
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: MedicineKhalid Mahmood
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineeringBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineeringKhalid Mahmood
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mathematics
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: MathematicsBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mathematics
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: MathematicsKhalid Mahmood
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studies
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studiesBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studies
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studiesKhalid Mahmood
 

More from Khalid Mahmood (20)

How to choose a right statistical test
How to choose a right statistical testHow to choose a right statistical test
How to choose a right statistical test
 
QS World University Rankings by Subject: Methodology
QS World University Rankings by Subject: MethodologyQS World University Rankings by Subject: Methodology
QS World University Rankings by Subject: Methodology
 
Ethical, legal, and professional standards in publishing
Ethical, legal, and professional standards in publishingEthical, legal, and professional standards in publishing
Ethical, legal, and professional standards in publishing
 
How to promote your publications
How to promote your publicationsHow to promote your publications
How to promote your publications
 
How to publish your thesis as a book
How to publish your thesis as a bookHow to publish your thesis as a book
How to publish your thesis as a book
 
From thesis to journal articles
From thesis to journal articlesFrom thesis to journal articles
From thesis to journal articles
 
Publishing process of a journal article
Publishing process of a journal articlePublishing process of a journal article
Publishing process of a journal article
 
Journal article submission and review process
Journal article submission and review processJournal article submission and review process
Journal article submission and review process
 
How to survive peer review
How to survive peer reviewHow to survive peer review
How to survive peer review
 
How to find a right journal to publish your article
How to find a right journal to publish your articleHow to find a right journal to publish your article
How to find a right journal to publish your article
 
How to avoid predatory journals
How to avoid predatory journalsHow to avoid predatory journals
How to avoid predatory journals
 
Open access journals
Open access journalsOpen access journals
Open access journals
 
Scholarly journals market
Scholarly journals marketScholarly journals market
Scholarly journals market
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomy
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomyBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomy
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Physics and astronomy
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacology
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacologyBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacology
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Pharmacy and pharmacology
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineeringBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Petroleum engineering
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Medicine
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: MedicineBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Medicine
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Medicine
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineeringBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineering
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mechanical engineering
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mathematics
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: MathematicsBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mathematics
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Mathematics
 
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studies
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studiesBest Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studies
Best Universities in Pakistan 2021: Environmental studies
 

Recently uploaded

A TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTS
A TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTSA TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTS
A TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTSDr.M.Geethavani
 
2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptx
2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptx2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptx
2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptxMaryPotorti1
 
New Features in the Odoo 17 Sales Module
New Features in  the Odoo 17 Sales ModuleNew Features in  the Odoo 17 Sales Module
New Features in the Odoo 17 Sales ModuleCeline George
 
Mycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.ppt
Mycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.pptMycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.ppt
Mycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.pptMargie Morgan
 
Dr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdf
Dr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdfDr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdf
Dr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdfDr.Florence Dayana
 
Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)
Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)
Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)CaraSkikne1
 
Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...
Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...
Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...Sue Beckingham
 
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptxThe basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptxdeputymitchell2
 
EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...
EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...
EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...liera silvan
 
Understanding the New PCHF Analysis Guidance
Understanding the New PCHF Analysis GuidanceUnderstanding the New PCHF Analysis Guidance
Understanding the New PCHF Analysis GuidanceSafetyChain Software
 
Biology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean Search
Biology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean SearchBiology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean Search
Biology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean SearchRobert Tomaszewski
 
2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptx
2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptx2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptx
2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptxMaryPotorti1
 
Odontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptx
Odontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptxOdontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptx
Odontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptxMennat Allah Alkaram
 
Diploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdf
Diploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdfDiploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdf
Diploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdfSUMIT TIWARI
 
ADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS method.pptx
ADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS  method.pptxADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS  method.pptx
ADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS method.pptxAKSHAYMAGAR17
 
spring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdf
spring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdfspring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdf
spring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdfKonstantina Koutsodimou
 
Capitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptx
Capitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptxCapitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptx
Capitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptxCapitolTechU
 

Recently uploaded (20)

A TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTS
A TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTSA TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTS
A TEXTBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL ROPERTY RIGHTS
 
Advance Mobile Application Development class 04
Advance Mobile Application Development class 04Advance Mobile Application Development class 04
Advance Mobile Application Development class 04
 
2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptx
2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptx2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptx
2.22.24 Black Nationalism and the Nation of Islam.pptx
 
New Features in the Odoo 17 Sales Module
New Features in  the Odoo 17 Sales ModuleNew Features in  the Odoo 17 Sales Module
New Features in the Odoo 17 Sales Module
 
Mycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.ppt
Mycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.pptMycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.ppt
Mycobacteriology update 2024 Margie Morgan.ppt
 
Dr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdf
Dr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdfDr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdf
Dr.M.Florence Dayana-Cloud Computing-unit - 4.pdf
 
Lipids as Biopolymer
Lipids as Biopolymer Lipids as Biopolymer
Lipids as Biopolymer
 
Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)
Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)
Understanding Canada's international higher education landscape (2024)
 
ThinkTech 2024 Prelims- U25 BizTech Quiz by Pragya
ThinkTech 2024 Prelims- U25 BizTech Quiz by PragyaThinkTech 2024 Prelims- U25 BizTech Quiz by Pragya
ThinkTech 2024 Prelims- U25 BizTech Quiz by Pragya
 
Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...
Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...
Digital Footprints to Career Pathways - Building a Strong Professional Online...
 
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptxThe basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
 
EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...
EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...
EmpTech Lesson 7 - Online Creation Tools, Platforms, and Applications for ICT...
 
Understanding the New PCHF Analysis Guidance
Understanding the New PCHF Analysis GuidanceUnderstanding the New PCHF Analysis Guidance
Understanding the New PCHF Analysis Guidance
 
Biology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean Search
Biology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean SearchBiology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean Search
Biology 152 - Topic Statement - Boolean Search
 
2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptx
2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptx2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptx
2.27.24 Malcolm X and the Black Freedom Struggle.pptx
 
Odontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptx
Odontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptxOdontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptx
Odontogenesis and its related anomiles.pptx
 
Diploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdf
Diploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdfDiploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdf
Diploma 2nd yr PHARMACOLOGY chapter 5 part 1.pdf
 
ADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS method.pptx
ADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS  method.pptxADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS  method.pptx
ADAPTABILITY, Types of Adaptability AND STABILITY ANALYSIS method.pptx
 
spring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdf
spring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdfspring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdf
spring_bee_bot_creations_erd primary.pdf
 
Capitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptx
Capitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptxCapitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptx
Capitol Doctoral Presentation -Feb 2024.pptx
 

Bridging digital divide through digital literacy

  • 1. Bridging Digital Divide through Digital Literacy Prof. Dr. Khalid Mahmood Department of Information Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan 1
  • 2. Digital Silk Road • Announced by China in 2015 Information Silk Road included: – strengthening internet infrastructure – deepening space cooperation – developing common technology standards, and – improving the efficiency of policing systems among the Belt and Road countries. • Digital Silk Road is bringing new waves of technological opportunities for emerging economies in Asia. 2
  • 3. Socio-economic facts – 2020 Indicators Pakistan Kyrgyzstan Population (in millions) 212 6.6 Population under age 15 35% 34% Median age 22.8 26 Rural population 63% 66% GDP per capita - PPP$ 4,885 5,471 Poverty rate 29% 32% 3
  • 4. Telecommunication facts – 2020 Indicators Pakistan Kyrgyzstan Internet penetration 35% 47% Mobile connections 75% 150% Social media penetration 17% 39% 4
  • 6. GOVERNING TELECOM SECTOR LEGISLATION TELECOM SECTOR POLICIES DEGITAL PAKISTAN POLICY IT SECTOR POLICIES Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-Organization) Act 1996 (Amended 2015) Digital Pakistan Policy 2018 •De-Regulation Policy for the Telecom Sector - 2003 •Mobile Cellular Policy- 2004 •Broadband Policy - 2004 •Universal Service Fund Policy - 2006 National IT policy 2000 (Amended 2015) IT Legislation (Pakistan) 6
  • 7. Key Sectors Cloud computing and big data IoT, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics ICT Education E- Justice E-Commerce E-Health E- Agriculture Digital Pakistan Policy-2018 7
  • 9. National cloud services E-office application Safe city for Islamabad, Lahore & Quetta Optical fiber cable from China border to Islamabad (840 KM) Online police stations Citizen feedback & complaint management system Online tax payment system Centralized national ID card system Hospital management information system Extension Services 2.0 farmer facilitation through modernized extension Drug inspection & monitoring evaluation system (DIME) Disease surveillance system Land record management information system Kissan card (farmer card) for advisory services Ongoing projects 9
  • 10. Establishment of digital city Islamabad smart city project Intelligent transport management Automation of Pakistan Postal Services Big Data application for criminal record management Digital skills program for IT training of 10 million Pakistanis IT parks in Karachi & Islamabad National incubation centers Test-bed of block chain for e-office application Upcoming Projects 10
  • 12. ICT for Development of the Kyrgyz Republic – 2002 To form sustainable information society with • Advanced ICT infrastructure • High-level computer literacy • High level of computer saturation and internet access, • Extended use of e-services systems, • Existence of local IT market 12
  • 13. Taza koom initiative – 2017 • “Pure society” or “Clear society” • Creating a modern state and communications infrastructure • Creating a favorable ICT ecosystem • Creating an open digital society • Stimulating creation of ICT around innovation and partnerships 13
  • 14. Digital Kyrgyzstan 2019-2023 • Development of digital skills and digital education, innovation and R&D • Digital state • Digital economy / Digital business • Smart sustainable cities • Connectivity, access, price, availability and security 14
  • 15. Digital Divide Gap between those able to benefit from the internet and those who are not. 15
  • 16. Kyrgyz Society Requirements • Need to focus on teaching the basic digital competencies of the population. • Open access to a wide range of people in advanced digital professions. • Digital literacy is the basis for building a sustainable digital society that Kyrgyzstan is striving for in the framework of NSDS-2040 (Soltobaev, 2020) 16
  • 17. Digital Literacy The ability to identify, access, manage, integrate, evaluate, analyze and synthesize digital resources. 17
  • 18. Why Digital Literacy? • To support the National Digital Development Strategy • To bridge the “Digital Divide” 18
  • 19. Digital Literacy to Digital Competency …digital competency clearly involves more than knowing how to use devices and applications… which is intricately connected with skills to communicate with ICT, as well as information skills. Sensible and healthy use of ICT requires knowledge and attitudes regarding legal and ethical aspects, privacy and security, as well as understanding the role of ICT in society and a balanced attitude towards technology. 19
  • 20. Digital Competency Framework (UNESCO, 2018) Competence Area Competences Fundamentals of hardware and software 0.1. Basic knowledge of hardware such as turning on/off and charging, locking devices 0.2. Basic knowledge of software such as user account and password management, login, and how to do privacy settings, etc. Information and data literacy 1.1 Browsing, searching and filtering data, information and digital content 1.2 Evaluating data, information and digital content 1.3 Managing data, information and digital content Communication and collaboration 2.1 Interacting through digital technologies 2.2 Sharing through digital technologies 2.3 Engaging in citizenship through digital technologies 2.4 Collaborating through digital technologies 2.5 Netiquette 2.6 Managing digital identity 20
  • 21. Continued… Competency Areas Competences Digital content creation 3.1 Developing digital content 3.2 Integrating and re-elaborating digital content 3.3 Copyright and licenses 3.4 Programming Safety 4.1 Protecting devices 4.2 Protecting personal data and privacy 4.3 Protecting health and well-being 4.4 Protecting the environment Problem solving 5.1 Solving technical problems 5.2 Identifying needs and technological responses 5.3 Creatively using digital technologies 5.4 Identifying digital competence gaps Career-related competences 6. Career-related competences refers to the knowledge and skills required to operate specialized hardware/software for a particular field, such as engineering design software and hardware tools, or the use of learning management systems to deliver fully online or blended courses 21
  • 22. Opportunities for Cooperation between Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan Since, both countries are striving towards important players on the Digital Silk Road, and their socio-economic conditions and challenges are almost similar, therefore, they may shake hands to achieve the goal of bridging digital divide in a more effective way. 22
  • 23. Continued… • Exchange of tacit and explicit knowledge, e.g., best practices • Exchange of personnel (Professors/Researchers/IT experts) to help in the following areas: – Curriculum development for various education stages (pre- primary, primary, secondary and tertiary) based on the UNESCO framework for students – Continuing professional development programs for on the job persons – Designing and executing outreach “Information literacy programs” for those people who are not engaged with education or job, e.g., Farmers, housewives, business and particularly people belonged to small businesses) • Designing and executing joint research projects to examine the impact of digital competency programs periodically 23