“Bridging the digital divide is a priority area of work for
UNDP around the world. In Malaysia, this initiative with the
Ministry of Education will pioneer an innovative approach to
access by opening the schools up to the community in
after-school hours, with professional guidance so that the
same computer resources can serve both students and their
Ms. Maxine Olson,
Resident Representative of UNDP Kuala Lumpur.
between Universiti Sains Malaysia and The E-Learning for
(PDF, 499 kb)
Download the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between
Universiti Sains Malaysia and the The E-Learning for Life
Project. This MOU is made on 29 September 2003.
for Life Project Progress Report
Download the progress report of the six participating
schools. Report dated 20 November 2002.
the Unreachable (download .doc)
Using ICT To Reach the Unreached: A Malaysian Survey
by Zait Isa and Shahid Akhtar, Asia Pacific Development
Information Programme(APDIP), UNDP
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
31 January, 2002
Hope, China (download
Project Hope is a non-profit program that provides
education for children in remote, underdeveloped areas
of China through more than 7,000 schools. Initiated by
the late Deng Xiaoping, Project Hope was established in
1989 and is run by the Chinese Youth Development Foundation.
Coca-Cola China has supported Project Hope since 1993.
House, Philippines (download
The Coca-Cola Foundation Does Its Share To Help Alleviate
The Severe Classroom Shortage In The Philippines.
Nations Development Programme in Malaysia
UNDP's mission is to help countries in their efforts to
achieve sustainable human development by assisting in
capacity building, design and carry out development programmes
in poverty eradication, employment creation and sustainable
livelihoods, the empowerment of women and the protection
and regeneration of the environment, giving first priority
to poverty eradication.
Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme
APDIP seeks to promote and establish information technology
(IT) for social and economic development throughout Asia-Pacific.
website of the Ministry of Education Malaysia
An informational website of the Ministry with many links
to the various departments under it.
E-learning in Asia and beyond
more about E-learning initiatives by Coca Cola in the
Asia region and more.
The idea of bringing the Internet to Bario was conceived
as a research project to determine opportunities for social
development available from the deployment of information
and communication technologies within remote communities
Mobile Internet Unit (MIU) is a development project on
computer-mediated education for teachers and students
in schools of Malaysia. It is a self-contained, mobile
library cum computing center in the form of a bus.
e-learning portal from Penang
The Penang e-Learning Community is an electronic community
evolving from a focused interest group in dedicated to
collective intelligence. This community portal is developed
as a tool to facilitate interaction amongst interest groups,
common members and the general public.
E-Learning Portal by UNESCO
The ultimate objective of the e-learning portal is to
increase and facilitate access to education resources
in different regions of the world in different languages
while stimulating professional cooperation to improve
the quality of education and learning.
article by Mohd. Sidin Ishak
The European Union eLearning initiatives
The eLearning initiative of the European Commission seeks
to mobilise the educational and cultural communities,
as well as the economic and social players in Europe,
in order to speed up changes in the education and training
systems for Europe's move to a knowledge-based society.