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Schools on Internet Governance (SIG)

This is the wiki of the IGF Dynamic Coalition Schools on Internet Governance. The mission of the DC is to bring together the different schools to better understand how best to offers instruction. While each school develops its own model and curriculum, each school, especially new efforts, can learn from the other schools. The purpose of the wiki is for schools to share their materials, and for schools to learn from the work that has been done by other schools.

Any school that wishes to share its materials is welcome to contribute. To do so please request an account and share your plans with the wiki maintainer via contact@igschools.net.

The main web site for the DC SIG can be found at: https://www.igschools.net/.

List of Schools that submitted information to the DC SIG

as of 26 September 2019

Name of School Year of foundation
African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) 2013
ArmSIG 2017
Central Africa School of Internet Governance 2019
European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) 2007
North American School of Internet Governance (NASIG) 2018
SIG Sri Lanka 2017
Winter School in Internet Governance, Digital Policies and Innovation 2019

Current work in progress

One of the first tasks for the DC is to develop a taxonomy for describing Schools on Internet Governance (SIG). There is a great variety among the existing programs and the features of the various types of schools.

A start on the taxonomy of Schools on Internet Governance you can find via the link. Please comment on it.

Materials provided by schools participating in DC SIG

In this section, the materials provided to the DC SIG by various schools are listed by school name. Given that every school is different and that schools orient themselves to needs defined by their mission, these materials are not specifically endorsed by the DC SIG. The materials provide examples of how the contributing schools organize their school, their curriculum and their special programs. All schools are encouraged to submit materials they think may help in the cause of spreading the outreach and acceptance of SIGs.