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Delhi government will provide online learning of ‘responsible use’ of social media to the students of state government schools to tackle cyber threats. Under this facility, more than seven lakh students will be provided in the schools of the State Cantonment Board and NDMC. The one-month series of online sessions starting from 23 November will include students from 1,040 schools. This series is being run due to increasing use of gadgets in the Corona era and increased exposure to social media.
You will get information about the responsible use of social media
According to Mohinder, Deputy Director of the Department of Education, “The growing threat through the unknown and anonymous cyber world is a harsh reality nowadays. Children are easily vulnerable to this threat due to easy access and unmonitored content. It will create awareness among children about the dangers of children and will also show ways to protect themselves from it, and through this, children will also be informed about the responsible use of social media.
52 online sessions will be held
Under the scheme, a total of 52 online sessions will be organized for about 7.3 lakh students from 9th to 12th of 13 districts of Delhi. Earlier in May, NCERT also sent detailed guidelines to teachers defining the role of parents as well as teachers to promote safe, legal and ethical use of the internet by students.