The course centres on crucial themes of information and energy accessibility for communities. It features four lectures covering regional competence centres, Infospots, digital inclusion, and sustainability, showcasing practical solutions with affordable equipment. The course empowers participants to connect schools and communities, emphasizing the link between knowledge and climate action. Language support is provided, inviting individuals to enrol and make a difference in their communities by enhancing access to essential information and energy resources.
The course is made up of 4 lessons, each one comprising one short video, a list of further readings and a quiz to test the understanding of the content. Following a passing grade from each quiz, participants will receive a certificate after completing the course.
Each lesson will focus on a specific topic covering fundamental elements that make the topic successful, including:
- Digital inclusion and sustainable development in rural regions
- Competence centre for connectivity and regional information
- Establishing village information spot (InfoSpot)
- Providing information on energy
The SESA capacity building programme consists of six courses, which dive into six specific technologies investigated by the SESA project to help participants understand what alternative energy sources exist and how they work. In addition to solar energy, these technologies include clean cooking, waste to energy, electric mobility, second-life EV batteries, smart microgrid & system integration and rural internet access.