Decision making process a model of public-private partnership ICTAC: ICT Advisory Committee E-initiatives: financing, advisory role, BOD, international firms Advocacy: Example reduction of sales tax on internet connectivity and PCs from 16% to 5% Investment Incentives: Industry feedback, potential investors. Example: Off shore Call Centers
Policy/strategy draft a model of public-private partnership PPP model adopted by the MOICT for drafting and national policies and strategies for the ICT sector: Formation of National Committee representing major stakeholders to overview process and output: Concerned Government Entities Academia Industry Civic Society; sector NGOs Draft Policy/Strategy Hold public consultation workshops Post output on website Call for public consultation in local newspapers and send emails to major stakeholders and post on website Respond to public consultation Incorporate feedback into documents
Laptop/Notebook Initiative PPP: GOJ (MOICT/MOHESR); Academia; Private Sector; ISP When you enroll as a full-time freshman at Participant University, you get a wireless laptop computer as of Fall 2007@ about US$400
IT Incubators another model of public-private partnership to promote innovation and entrepreneurship Sun Incubator initiative is a public private partnership facility to promote entrepreneurship among talented university students and enable innovative product development as a result of R&D activities. ILab, another public private partnership model for promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation for university graduates has a potential to support innovation. Yarmouk Center of Excellence is a planned incubation within the university campus targeting university-entrepreneur relationship building and creating synergies between latest researches in academia with new ideas.
Jordan Education Initiative an open door to a new model of public-private partnership
"By empowering our youth through this education initiative, Jordan and its World Economic Forum partners can create a dynamic and practical model of public-private partnership in the area of ICT that can ignite the engines of growth for future generations in Jordan and the region." His Majesty King Abdullah II the Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The Jordan Education Initiative started in January 2003 in Davos The Initiative was developed in partnership between the Government of Jordan and the World Economic Forum and to date incorporates over 17 global corporations, 17 Jordanian entities, and 11 governmental and non-governmental organizations as stakeholders in achieving its goals.
Philosophy of change JEI is an agent of change; our vision is to build a global capacity building model of effective public-private partnership that leverages reform to generate value through innovation. In realizing our vision, we are working with our global partners in delivering a unified mission of accelerating education reform through a public-private partnership model that drives innovation and capability. Vision A global capacity building model of effective public- private partnership that leverages reform to generate value through innovation. Mission Accelerate education reform through a public-private partnership model that drives innovation and capability.
Its a global reform model.. focused on education.. made in Jordan.. Started to be rolled out in other Arab countries..
The creation of opportunity for the upcoming generation driven by Jordans commitment to incororating ICT into the lives of citizens Challenged Jordans ICT sector to deliver value and compete on a global scale Why PPP? Means to an end accelerate fulfillment of global Commitment where global players, local companies and government do their part to make things happen