Saudi Arabia adopts a global standard for digital literacy and increased...

Communications has signed a specific partnership memorandum with the DQ Foundation to use and activate the DQ framework

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a qualitative partnership with the DQ International Foundation, to use and activate the DQ framework in Saudi Arabia, in an effort to raise digital awareness through the global DQ standard, which was agreed upon as a new global standard for digital literacy, and to increase the safety of the “Internet” for children; What contributes to raising the advantages of technology outcomes for future generations.

The Memorandum of Understanding, concluded by the Ministry’s Undersecretary for Digital Capacity Development, Dr. Ahmed Al-Thunayan, and by DQ, Founder Dr. Yushan Park, aims to eradicate digital literacy and enhance digital skills in general, according to the scope of developing educational measurement tools and publishing them on a global level. Using a DQ framework. The Memorandum of Understanding will also define best practices for raising the Kingdom’s global rankings regarding child safety in the “Internet” and digital citizenship within the Online Safety Index (COSI).

This signed memorandum comes on the sidelines of the agenda of the C20 Civil Society Communication Group Forum, which is affiliated with the G20, which dealt with the digital economy, and discussed the classification for the first time globally in a dialogue session to develop a common measurement mechanism for the index.

Through the memorandum, the Ministry seeks to achieve fruitful cooperation in common areas of work, based on the Saudi Vision (2030), in recognition of the importance of development in various areas of communication and information technology, and to achieve technical development and increase digital awareness in various segments of society.

The Assistant Undersecretary for Digital Capabilities and Content, Engineer Faris Al-Saqabi, stressed the importance of this memorandum, which will enhance the concept of digital citizenship in Saudi Arabia, and will contribute directly to developing educational measurement tools and publishing them on a global level using the DQ framework that will raise the level of safety for children in the “Internet” .


Saudi Arabia adopts a global standard for digital literacy and increased safety

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Saudi Arabia adopts a global standard for digital literacy and making the Internet safer for children
Saudi Press Agency (SPA)
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2020-10-10

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a qualitative partnership with the DQ International Foundation, to use and activate the DQ framework in Saudi Arabia, in an effort to raise digital awareness through the global DQ standard, which was agreed upon as a new global standard for digital literacy, and to increase the safety of the “Internet” for children; What contributes to raising the advantages of technology outcomes for future generations.

The Memorandum of Understanding, concluded by the Ministry’s Undersecretary for Digital Capacity Development, Dr. Ahmed Al-Thunayan, and by DQ, Founder Dr. Yushan Park, aims to eradicate digital literacy and enhance digital skills in general, according to the scope of developing educational measurement tools and publishing them on a global level. Using a DQ framework. The Memorandum of Understanding will also define best practices for raising the Kingdom’s global rankings regarding child safety in the “Internet” and digital citizenship within the Online Safety Index (COSI).

This signed memorandum comes on the sidelines of the C20 Civil Society Communication Group Forum, which is affiliated with the G20, which dealt with the digital economy, and discussed the classification for the first time in the world in a dialogue session to develop a common measurement mechanism for the index.

Through the memorandum, the Ministry seeks to achieve fruitful cooperation in common areas of work, based on the Saudi Vision (2030), in recognition of the importance of development in various fields of communication and information technology, and to achieve technical development and increase digital awareness in various segments of society.

The Assistant Undersecretary for Digital Capabilities and Content, Engineer Faris Al-Saqabi, stressed the importance of this memorandum, which will enhance the concept of digital citizenship in Saudi Arabia, and will contribute directly to developing educational measurement tools and publishing them on a global level using the DQ framework that will raise the level of safety for children in the “Internet” .

October 10, 2020 – Safar 23, 1442

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Communications signed a specific partnership memorandum with the DQ Foundation to use and activate the DQ framework

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a qualitative partnership with the DQ International Foundation, to use the DQ framework and activate it in Saudi Arabia, in an effort to raise digital awareness through the global DQ standard that was agreed upon as a new global standard for digital literacy, and to increase the safety of the “Internet” for children; What contributes to raising the advantages of technology outcomes for future generations.

The memorandum of understanding concluded by the Ministry’s Undersecretary for Digital Capacity Development, Dr. Ahmed Al-Thunayan, and on the part of DQ, Founder Dr. Yushan Park, aims to eradicate digital literacy and enhance digital skills in general, according to the scope of developing educational measurement tools and publishing them on a global level. Using a DQ framework. The Memorandum of Understanding will also define best practices for raising the Kingdom’s global rankings regarding child safety in the “Internet” and digital citizenship within the Online Safety Index (COSI).

This signed memorandum comes on the sidelines of the agenda of the C20 Civil Society Communication Group Forum, which is affiliated with the G20, which dealt with the digital economy, and discussed the classification for the first time globally in a dialogue session to develop a common measurement mechanism for the index.

Through the memorandum, the Ministry seeks to achieve fruitful cooperation in common areas of work, based on the Saudi Vision (2030), in recognition of the importance of development in various fields of communication and information technology, and to achieve technical development and increase digital awareness in various segments of society.

The Assistant Undersecretary for Digital Capabilities and Content, Engineer Faris Al-Saqabi, stressed the importance of this memorandum, which will enhance the concept of digital citizenship in Saudi Arabia, and will contribute directly to developing educational measurement tools and publishing them on a global level using the DQ framework that will raise the level of safety for children in the “Internet” .

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