Phnom Penh, 11 March 2020: Smart Axiata, the leading mobile telecommunications operatorCambodian Leaders announced the winners of the Online Video Production Competition in the event of the Closing of its Digital Literacy Program under the presidency of His Excellency Tram Iv Tek, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications and His Excellency Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport.



Launched in November 2019, the pilot program has provided knowledge to approximately 1,500 10th and 11th grade students (50% of whom are female) as well as teachers through the workshop. Their schools are in Phnom Penh, Kampong Cham and Kampong Chhnang, and the online campaign has 19,300 visits. This program, funded primarily by Smart's contribution to the RGC's research and development capacity, aims to raise awareness about Internet security and literacy. Internet Among the Youth of Cambodia, with support from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Google And GSMA.

Feiruz Ikhwan, CFO of Smart Axiata, said: “At Smart we believe that internet security and digital citizenship are key factors when promoting the promotion of more mobile telecommunications. In Cambodia. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, and all other partners, we aim to promote this pilot program to create a more positive impact in the communities we operate in through improved internet content and programs. Online in the future. I hope everyone who participated in the pilot program is our agent to promote these important ideas among their peers, and we look forward to an understanding society. From digital, more and more. »

Three schools in each province have been identified by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, with some teachers invited to attend training sessions led by alumni from SmartEdu, sampling from Google and GSMA Mobile Internet Professional Training Manual. During the one-day training course, topics include online information search, strong passwords, online scams and responsible digital citizenship.

Students also learned how to make fun and engaging videos using smartphones. Eleven videos were collected and shared on the 'Smart for Cambodia' Facebook page last week for the public to vote on their favorite videos.

Three groups, including "Don't Believe", "Confuse Mobile Password", "$ 10,000 Murder My Mother" from Techo Hun Sen Lake, and Hun Sen Bun Rany High School each received some allowance. Each $ 1,000 high school also receives a $ 3,750 tuition allowance for each school. Most top video for the game online.

Heng Sophearom, a student from Hun Sen Bun Rany High School in Kampong Chhnang province, said: “I am very happy to be in this program. Learning about new topics and how to make videos with classmates is a lot of fun. I hope to share this new knowledge with my friends and family at my community. "

“The digital citizenship mindset teaches young Cambodians how to stay safe online as Cambodian students receive access to digital citizenship,” said Koun Koeun, a teacher from Techo Hun Sen Lake, Kampong Cham province. With digital literacy skills training, they will benefit.

I am delighted that the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has chosen our school to try this program and I look forward to further participation in the next phase of this program. ”

For more information and updates on Smart Social Innovation and Social Responsibility, visit the Smart Smart Cambodia Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SmartForCambodia or visit https: // www.smartedu.com.kh ៕ By: CEN