Publications by English title: letter T

Taytu Betul

Taytu Betul (c.1851–1918), wife of Menelik, was a formidable queen and empress of Ethiopia. She used her exceptional intelligence to strengthen and extend her power through an adroit blend of patronage, political marriages and leadership craft. Determined to resist imperialist designs on her country, she increasingly opposed any negotiations that would result in the loss of Ethiopian territory. When diplomacy gave way to war, she rode out at the head of her own army, at her husband’s side.

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Teacher education guidelines: using open and distance learning; technology, curriculum, cost, evaluation

Guiding principles for planners in education ministries and teacher-training colleges about when and how distance education can be used successfully to expand and upgrade the skills of the teaching force.

Teacher training on ICT use in education in Asia and the Pacific: overview from selected countries

This publication is an initial inventory of professional development and teacher training programmes on ICT from selected countries in Asia and the Pacific. This is an ongoing project, whose final goal is to benefit countries in the region in improving their teacher training activities in ICT.

Teaching journalism for sustainable development: new syllabi

This work aims to extend the UNESCO Model Curricula for Journalism Education to include new syllabi covering emerging or particularly relevant themes in journalism education globally. As such, it builds on the model curricula – as well as the supplementary UNESCO publication titled A Compendium of New Syllabi – to effectively respond to new issues facing journalism professionals and teachers.

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Technologies for education: potentials, parameters, and prospects

This monograph is intended to help educational decision makers survey the technological landscape and its relevance to educational reform. It is firmly rooted in a vision of education that begins with the learner and attempts to understand how technological tools can better contribute to educational goals.

Ten steps for establishing a sustainable multipurpose community telecentre

Ten Steps for establishing a sustainable Multipurpose Community Telecentre (MCT) is intended to assist comunities to walk through the basic requirements which need to be addressed when setting out to open and operate a successful MCT.

Testimonies from the field: an exploration of the state of press freedom in Nepal after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement

This booklet contains stories and information collected from the field over a period of a few weeks in April 2007. The authors visited several Nepal districts and organized individual and group discussions with local journalists to hear their views on press freedom, the safety of journalists and impunity.

The Communication & Information Programme

As the world rapidly changes, new challenges continue to emerge. This has required a focus on building strong knowledge societies where students have access to educational material and research; people with disabilities are not shut off from the information highways; women are empowered to create the next generation of ICT applications; knowledge is preserved for generations to come; people have freedom to express themselves; and journalists can use their pens to spread the truth without fear of recrimination.

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The Entrepreneur's guide to computer recycling, v. 1: Basics for starting up a computer recycling business in emerging markets

This guide is intended to provide local entrepreneurs with a blueprint for the establishment of a business capable of receiving used PCs and related equipment. It also provides guidance on how to manage such equipment in a profitable and environmentally sound manner, while ensuring worker health and safety.

The global investigative journalism casebook

The Global Casebook of Investigative Journalism serves as a complement to UNESCO's successful publication Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists 2009). UNESCO has consistently supported initiatives to strengthen investigative journalism throughout the world, which is crucial for freedom of expression and freedom of information. The Casebook aims to enable and enhance the exchange of good practices and networking in investigative journalism worldwide.

The Importance of self regulation of the media in upholding freedom of expression

This study, written by Andrew Puddephatt, focuses on different angles of self-regulation applied to the media sector. It summarizes the intersections of the theme with the practice of journalism, the editorial principles and strategies for corporate social responsibility.

The Mongolian Media Landscape: Sector Analysis

This media sector analysis identifies a set of critical problems for the development of free and independent media in Mongolia. As an overall assessment the media sector still faces challenges in fulfilling its pivotal role in the democratization process as a watchdog and as the provider of relevant and independent information for the public.

The Mulatto Solitude

Born around 1780, the mulatto Solitude was a historical figure of the 1802 uprisings against the reinstatement of Lacrosse, who had been appointed Captain-General of Guadeloupe by Napoleon Bonaparte and expelled in October 1801 following a coup by the army’s officers of colour. A female figure of insurgents in Guadeloupe in 1802, the mulatto Solitude symbolizes the  Caribbean women and mothers who fought to protect the ideals of equality and freedom in the context of slavery.

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The Net for journalists: a practical guide to the Internet for journalists in developing countries

This training handbook is a resource (with a printed manual and a CD) designed for both print and broadcast journalists and journalism students in developing countries around the globe. The accompanying CD contains some software, other extra resources and lesson plans for trainers.

The Police blogosphere in Brazil: from shooting to twitter

This publication is the first in-depth study about the most recent and relevant trend in journalistic reporting on police, criminality and security policies. The collection of information and the blogs’ analysis were done through an Internet survey answered by 73 police bloggers, authors of 70 blogs, between May and June 2009.

The Regulatory environment for broadcasting: an international best practice survey for Brazilian stakeholders

This study, written by international experts, Toby Mendel and Eve Salomon, is an investigation of the current regulatory situation of the Brazilian media system in comparison with current practices in ten other democracies (Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Jamaica, Malaysia, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom and United States of America) and with recommendations of international law.

The Right to Information in Latin America: A Comparative Legal Survey

This legal survey, published by UNESCO’s Office in Quito, compares the existing right to information laws in 11 Latin American countries: Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Uruguay.

The Women Soldiers of Dahomey

This comic strip tells the story of elite troops of women soldiers, which were probably established in the early eighteenth century and contributed to the military power of the Kingdom of Dahomey in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. These fearsome women soldiers surpassed their male counterparts in courage and effectiveness in combat, and distinguished themselves on many occasions in the history of the Kingdom of Dahomey.

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Towards a common UN system approach: Harnessing communication to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

This document was prepared as a background paper for the 10th UN Inter-Agency Round Table on Communication for Development, which is to be held in Addis Ababa from 12 to 14 February 2007, in line with the UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/51/172 of December 1996. This publication provides an overview of the issues that were covered during the Round Table, as well as suggestions as to how inter-agency coordination can be improved, both at headquarters and at country level.

Towards a common UN system approach: report of the 10th UN Inter-Agency Round Table on Communication for Development

This report summarizes the proceedings of the 10th UN Inter-agency Communication for Development Round Table, held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 12 to 14 February 2007. The Round Table was convened on the theme ‘Harnessing Communication to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals: Towards a Common System Approach’.

Towards inclusive knowledge societies: a review of UNESCO's action in implementing the WSIS outcomes

This report reviews the UNESCO’s work in these implementation areas during the five years since the Tunis phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in 2005. It summarises some highlights of what has been achieved to date and reflects upon the challenges which have arisen in the implementation of WSIS outcomes.

Towards information literacy indicators

This book provides a basic conceptual framework for measuring information literacy and is designed to serve as a reference to facilitate the elaboration of information literacy indicators.

Towards knowledge societies: UNESCO world report

The UNESCO World Report on knowledge societies for all has been released at a crucial moment. After the achievements of the first phase of the World Summit on the Information Society, there is fresh international interest in the growth and development paradigm that bears within it the idea of “knowledge societies”. We are witnessing the emergence of a need for clarification of its aims as a project of society. This is the challenge that the UNESCO World Report intends to address on the eve of decisive international meetings.

Trends in audiovisual markets: regional perspectives from the South

The research, conducted in 2004-2005 under a UNESCOP project and presented in this book, provides an overview of the main trends in the broadcasting and audiovisual industry worldwide, with a focus on regional patterns of production, consumption and trade in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Tuning into development: International comparative survey of community broadcasting regulation

This report maps the complex legislative frameworks of community broadcasters in more than 30 countries. It examines how the sector can be strengthened in line with international standards and provides analysis and recommendations that may be of interest to donors and policy makers as they set priorities for media development.

Twelve years of measuring linguistic diversity in the Internet: balance and perspectives

Written by Daniel Pimienta, Daniel Prado and Alvaro Blanco, this publication is an update to the previous UNESCO study on this subject that was issued for the World Summit on the Information Society in 2005.

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