The Office of the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) (the implementing agency for the Government’s Telecommunications/ICT Universal Access Funds Policy), wish to inform the public that applications are now open for a second round of grants for the School-based Computer Laboratory and Internet Community Centre (CLICC) Program.
The primary objective of the CLICC Centre is to increase the knowledge and use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) within the school environment via integrating ICT into the curriculum and utilizing educational materials for learning. The CLICC Centres are also accessible to the general communities in order for the local population to improve their knowledge of ICT and at the same time increase the development of the local economy. The CLICC Centres is anticipated to provide a central hub for the delivery of eGovernment Services, such as Health, Agriculture and other services.
A limited number of grants are available, however all schools throughout Vanuatu, including Primary, Secondary and Vocational Schools are encouraged to apply. Preference may be given to those schools that are outside larger population centers or are in unserved or underserved areas. Schools that have previously applied are encouraged to reapply and update existing submissions.
Application forms are made available at TRR Office and are accessible from TRR website: www.trr.vu. The application forms contain information on the selection criteria with an emphasis on community involvement and long term sustainability of the CLICC Centre.
The deadline for submissions is 4 pm, Friday the 2nd of December 2016.