APT Capacity Building Programme

Introduction

 APT Capacity Building Programme has been hailed as the APT’s most successful and reputed programme to date. It has provided direct benefits to member countries in different areas of expertise and endeavours. 

Training is provided in the areas of ICT, Telecommunication Management, Mobile Communication, Multimedia, Telecommunications and ICT Policy and Regulation, Broadband Technologies, IP Services, Rural Telecommunication Techniques, Network Security, Customer Relations and on other topics as identified by members.  

 

Over the period from its commencement in 1980, APT has provided its members opportunities to access to quality human capacity building activities and development programmes.  

Through the sustained support from the voluntary contributions of its members, including the Affiliates members, coupled with active partnership with the regions’ training centers, the training courses offered by APT have had record numbers of trainees/participants in recent years.  

 

APT Capacity Building Programme is composed of the following components.

 

 1. Training 
Training Courses are mainly composed of lectures and hands on activities, and usually making use of the facilities and resources offered by APT Member countries. Topics or fields are selected based on the requests from APT Member countries and the latest development and demands in ICT sector. Trainees are selected from nominations from APT Member countries.    
 
 
2. Expert Missions 
 
Expert Mission aims to provide expert’s assistance to address specific needs of APT Members in order to build capacity in ICT development in the region. This will provide opportunities for the Members to build up the expertise to advance their specific ICT policy and regulatory environment through the close collaboration with experts from partner organizations or institutions. 

Implemented Expert Mission  

 

3. Youth/Woman in ICT 

The Youth/Woman in ICT programme is to encourage young professionals, students, and women to actively participate in promoting the ICT application and to disseminate knowledge about developments in the ICT field. APT Young Professional and Students Programme

 

(APTYPS) is one of the activities under this work programme.   

 

4. Scholarship

APT has implemented the Scholarship Programme as part of the APT Work Programme for mid to long-term, professional ICT-related capacity building for talented and passionate young people in APT member countries. This scholarship programme is supported by Republic of Korea and People’s Republic of China as well as the universities in Republic of Korea and People’s Republic of China. Applicants selected for the scholarship can pursue a master's or doctoral degree through this programme, and are entitled to separate support provided by universities in their countries.

 

a. APT-Republic of Korea Scholarship Programme (supported by the Republic of Korea)
Scholarship programme is the collaboration of APT with the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), Republic of Korea and the universities of Korea to offer scholarship programme to support the study of Master's or Ph.D. degree in Republic of Korea.

 
The program was suspended due to pandemic until 2021, but resumed in 2022. Participating universities are Gyeongsang National University and Seoul National University of Science and Technology in Korea. Please refer to the following documents regarding programs in 2022 and 2023

APT-Republic of Korea Scholarship Programme Invitation letter 2022
Annex 1 - Guidelines for APT-Republic of Korea Scholarship Programme 2022

APT-Republic of Korea Scholarship Programme Invitation letter 2023
Annex 1 - Guidelines for APT-Republic of Korea Scholarship Programme 2023 

APT-Republic of Korea ICT Volunteer Programme Invitation Letter 2024
Attachment 1 – Guideline for ICT Volunteer Programme 2024
Attachment 2 – Application and Request Survey Form 2024

 

b. APT-People’s Republic of China Scholarship Programme (supported by the People’s Republic of China)

To strengthen cooperation in promoting the capacity building of youth in the field of ICT in the Asia-Pacific region. APT collaborate with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), People’s Republic of China and the universities of China to offer scholarship programme to support the study of Master's or Doctor’s degree in People’s Republic of China.

 

APT-People’s Republic of China Scholarship Programme 2024
Attachment 1: Information on Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications ICT Scholarship Program for Master’s and Doctoral Degree
Attachment 2: Application Form for Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications ICT Scholarship Program for Master’s and Doctoral Degree
Attachment 3: Information on Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications Scholarship Program for Master’s Degree
Attachment 4: Application form for Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications Scholarship Program for Master’s Degree

 

5. ICT Volunteer Programme
 
ICT Voluneteer programme is the collaboration of APT with the National Information Society Agency (NIA) of the Republic of Korea introducing the Korea ICT Volunteers Programme, which is supported by the government of the Republic of Korea. ICT Volunteers Programme provides APT Member countries and organizations with ICT learning courses or carry out ICT-related volunteering activities to meet the demands of partner organizations by sharing ICT knowledge and skills.
 
 

 

6. Events (Workshops, Seminars and Symposia etc.) 

 

Workshops, Seminars and Symposia are held with the view to capacity building in APT developing Member countries in ICT and other related sectors. Topics are selected based on the requests from APT Members and the needs of the host countries.  
 

 

Documents (APT Members use only)

 

 

 ※ Annual Participants of APT Members on APT Capacity Building Activities under EBC and Normal Support (2010-2023)

Contacts

APT Secretariat
Asia-Pacific Telecommunity
12/49 Soi 5, Chaeng Watthana Road,
Bangkok 10210 , Thailand
Tel.: +662 573 0044
Fax: +662 573 7479

E-mail : [email protected]

 
 
Last updated on 21/06/2024
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