Dadamac Foundation, Fantsuam Foundation and Enactus

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This post is primarily to help John Dada of Fantsuam Foundation. John and I go back a long way – see www.dadamac.net and People – John Dada on Dadamac.net. Background John gets loads of emails inviting him to get involved in one thing and another – things that claim to offer benefits to Fantsuam Foundation…. Read more »

WordPress User Group London – friendly helpful group – I may try to get to this

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WordPress User Group London Tuesday 17th March 18:30 – 21:30 We’ll cover the most secret Web tricks and tips of the trade. These are very effective and not limited to the use of WordPress. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and network with all other WordPress users. Details – http://www.meetup.com/WordPress-User-Group-London/events/220943007/ WordPress User… Read more »

ICT4D Masters Scholarships from Manchester University

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If you know someone interested in studying ICT4D at MSc level, could you please let them know about this? The University of Manchester’s one-year MSc ICTs for Development degree aims to create “ICT4D champions” who combine technical competencies in information systems and project management with an understanding of development context and practice. The 2015 Development… Read more »

Making Connections on January 10th 2015

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  Dadamac Connect showed off some of its connections at an event that Nicola and I arranged at Hub Westminster on January 10th 2015. We arranged it on behalf of another organisation that has “Dadamac DNA”. It’s called Dadamac Foundation. It’s focussed on Africa-UK connections and is a registered charity –  see www.dadamac.org. Like Dadamac Connect… Read more »

Newbie at the Dadamac Connect website

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Once this blog is posted I’ll be able to say “I’m Pamela McLean of Dadamac Connect. We connect people, organisations and ideas. You can find out more at www.DadamacConnect.london”. Today I was given a password to come and add the content here, so I’ve been on a learning curve, and I’m not quite at the… Read more »

First time I did this it was with a group of friends – we so enjoyed sitting chatting by candle-light we failed to join the “turn things back on again surge” when the hour was over.

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Candlelit dinner, wildlife walk or silent disco? Still not decided what to do on the night of Earth Hour? Well look no further! Our Earth Hour Event Pack is filled with ideas to get you excited and ready for the big night.Rather eat out? Restaurants across the UK that are part of the Sustainable Restaurant… Read more »

I’m intrigued by ideas – and I used to be an infant teacher – so this kind of thing interests me

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Noam Chomsky on how Kids Acquire Language & Ideas by Giorgio Bertini Noam Chomsky became internationally famous for proposing a novel solution to an age-old question: what does a baby know? After years of research, Chomsky proposed that newborns have a hard-wired ability to understand grammar. Language acquisition is as elemental to being human as,… Read more »

I’ve learned so much from TEDx Talks – here’s a social way of enjoying some upcoming ones South of the Thames:

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As organisers of TEDxBrixton, the annual community event held in south London, we’ve long been fans of ‘Big TED’. However, like most people, we’ve never been able to attend a TED conference in person. So, when TED offered us the chance to screen some of the upcoming TED conference, to a small audience, we jumped… Read more »