They must be given the tools and knowledge to leverage technology to creatively solve problems
by HARIZAH KAMEL / Pic by BERNAMA
MORE organisations need to come together to collectively address Malaysia’s opportunity gap among children.
Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) VP and head of digital skills and jobs Dr Sumitra Nair said although the government and the telecommunications industry are addressing this with various initiatives, there is still an opportunity gap where children, specifically in rural areas, are not aware of the opportunities from the digital sphere, such as learning future digital skills.
They must be given the tools and knowledge to leverage technology to creatively solve problems.
“Even if they do have the devices, it appears to be more for consuming content rather than creating and solving problems with it.
“This is what will define and prepare…