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What is Policy Network

Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements
A set of relatively stable relationships, which are of non-hierarchical and interdependent nature linking a variety of actors.
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ICT in Education Development in Africa: Policy and Institutional Frameworks
Chijioke J. Evoh (New York City Department of Education, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-847-0.ch017
This study presents the rationale for policy and institutional frameworks in the development of ICT in secondary education in countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). As the adoption of modern ICTs slowly gain momentum, various stakeholders in education have recognized the importance of leveraging these technological tools for the improvement of teaching and learning. To a large extent, the application of modern ICTs in education remains uncoordinated in many countries. This study identifies the institutional framework as the dominant approach to ICT in education policy process in the region. This involves the participation of broad-based interest groups in the policy process. Using South Africa as a case study, the study presents elements of ICT in education policy as well as policy lessons that would enable African countries use ICTs for productive educational outcomes.
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E-Government and E-Democracy in the Making
Are centered on the provision of public services and include, beside the public administration, agents from the business community as well as from civil society (e.g., NGOs, sports clubs or interest organizations). These agents are engaged in interdependent relations with the public administration.
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