Español | Português You may have heard that we have signed an agreement with edX- the online education platform founded by Harvard and MIT- to make our online training programs accessible worldwide through “MOOCs” – Massive Open Online Courses. This agreement is a real revolution from the … [Read more...] about The future of online training in Latin America and the Caribbean
Español February 22 is Open Data Day, a global initiative hosted and supported by the Open Knowledge Foundation to raise awareness about the importance of open data and the advances in the promotion of open data. That day there will be more than 130 hackathones in cities across the world including several Latin American cities. These hackathons will bring … [Read more...] about I am going to Open Data Day. How about you?
Español It is surprising that those who try to resolve basic but important social problems often lack the knowledge of how to scale up the solution found to a problem. Fortunately we are now witnessing the rise of new social movements that try to simplify and disseminate this kind of knowledge in the hope that solutions will snowball, reaching and being applied by more and … [Read more...] about 10,000 shared stories of change with 1 toolkit
Español | Français | Português Today marks the start of a new IDB project: a blog for discussing and learning about open knowledge and its impact on development in Latin America and the Caribbean. This topic is somewhat confusing for many people because it's new and multi-faceted. That's why we thought this open space would be useful for increasing understanding of the concept … [Read more...] about Welcome to the Open Knowledge blog: We’re open to the public