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Application opens for upcoming Digital Summer Schools classes

13 March, 2018 - Yangon

  • Students across the country will receive computer literacy and safe internet trainings for free of charge
  • Over 6,500 students received the trainings during first batch

 

The second batch of Telenor’s Digital Summer Schools classes, providing computer literacy and safe internet trainings to middle and high school students nationwide for free, will be opened on March 15 and those who are interested can register at nearest KMD centers. 

The first batch of the Digital Summer School classes, implemented under the approval of Ministry of Education and the joint effort of Telenor Myanmar and its partnered organizations including KMD, was opened in the second week of this month and it will be concluded on March 14. 

 

More than 6,500 youths and students join the first batch of trainings delivered at KMD’s more than 130 centers nationwide. Each batch of the training lasts for 8 days and during the three months of summer holidays, Telenor plans to open four batches with the target to give digital trainings to more than 25,000 students. Starting from early April, students who are interested can get information at KMD centers for the third and fourth batches of the trainings.
 
The opening ceremony of Digital Summer Schools project was held on March 8 in Nay Pyi Taw and officials from the Ministry of Education, Telenor Myanmar’s CEO, Mrs. Lars Erik Tellmann and representatives of partnered organizations attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.
 
With the aim to promote the digital literacy in Myanmar, the Digital Summer Schools project is implemented as a part of Telenor Myanmar’s social responsibility mission bridging the gap between rural and urban areas. The project is initiated by Telenor Myanmar with the support of its partnered organizations; KMD, Ericsson Irrawaddy Green Towers and Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO).

 

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