Tech giant Google and NCERT have joined hands to teach students digital safety. A pact was signed between two to integrate a course on ‘Digital Citizenship and Safety’ in information and communication technology curriculum on Tuesday. As per the agreement, training will be provided to teachers on latest development that takes place in internet space.
The programme will teach students from class-| to Class XII and will be covering 1.4 million schools in India. It will teach students that how they can become good and responsible digital citizens. After get trained students will be able to differentiate between good and bad content.
In more advanced students will also be taught about privacy, device management, intellectual property and reputation management. As per the Google India Director, Trust and Safety, Sunita Mohanty, the programme will be having different set of programme depending upon age group of students. Google has already provided some content, tools and tips about internet use to NCERT.
The whole curriculum is divided into four themes that are: being smart, being safe, being a digital citizen and being future ready. The training will be provided free of cost with a motive to create good experience over internet as said by Sunita Mohanty.
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