In celebration of GIS Day, Esri Canada and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) today announced a collaborative agreement that will advance the organizations' common goal of promoting geographical literacy.
emapsite’s international division will deliver a nationwide data capture and GIS project to help with the planning of schools across the African democracy’s 34 education districts.
The ten-month contract, awarded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, involves the linking of GIS resources with education data such as catchment areas, enrolments, learner-teacher ratios and classroom sizes.
The University of Philadelphia (new to me!) is tackling geodesign.
The university is also launching the first, full-degree programs in geodesign. The program will focus on collaborative design projects for communities and solving real world problems like global warming and disaster mitigation.
Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Geodesign was developed in response to the overwhelming demand for experts in the geodesign field.