September 23, 2023

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Google to Broaden Digital Literacy Training in S. Korea

Google to Broaden Digital Literacy Training in S. Korea President Jacquelline Fuller. (image: Google Inc.) President Jacquelline Fuller. (picture: Google Inc.)

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire)Google Inc. introduced on Wednesday that it’s going to assist increase the ‘Digital and Media Literacy Training Program’ nationwide to teach the general public on the usual of constructing correct judgement on digital media and learn how to use a wide range of digital media instruments.

Jacquelline Fuller, president of, the charitable arm of the tech large, mentioned at a press convention held at Google Campus Seoul that “the Digital and Media Literacy Campus Program has helped many to boost vital pondering and use digital content material safely and successfully.”

“The growth of this system will assist extra South Korean college students to be impressed by the limitless potential of the digital world and lift them to turn out to be leaders of the subsequent technology.”

The schooling program, hosted by the Middle for Digital Literacy since 2016, acquired 500 million gained (US$444,000) from in 2017, permitting it to turn out to be one of many official applications at center faculties in Seoul and Gyeonggi Province.

Google plans to donate further 1 billion gained to increase this system nationwide, and invite North Korean defectors, disabled kids, and different susceptible teams for a separate schooling program.

The corporate additionally plans to coach 150 digital literacy instructors and 600 lecturers, and invite 2,000 dad and mom to teach them on digital literacy.

“We are going to start digital literacy teaching programs utilizing smartphones throughout the first half of this yr and launch a wide range of instructional content material that can be utilized in lecture rooms,” mentioned Kim Myo-eun, vp of the Middle for Digital Literacy.

H. M. Kang ([email protected])