Advanced Info Service (AIS), the country’s biggest mobile operator by customer base, has became a member of three government ministries and King Mongkut’s University of Technologies Thonburi (KMUTT) in order to launch school courseware on cyber dangers.
The three ministries are the Community Health Ministry, the Education Ministry and the Internal Ministry.
The initiative can be aiming to educate college students in 30, 1000 schools nationwide.
The celebrations involved yesterday signed a cooperation contract to elevate digital education and learning with courses adjusted to the current context associated with Thai society, said AIS chief executive Somchai Lertsutiwong.
“AIS is not only regarding enhancing network high quality but we are often seeking ways to assist individuals know how to best make use of digital technology and a way that enhances their skills plus their online knowledge with safety, ” Mr Somchai said.
He or she said two years back, AIS launched the Aunjai Cyber on-line project which aimed to educate people upon cyber risks. Today AIS is furthering the scope from the project — an app and website — by working with the three ministries and KMUTT.
The new online training course will be developed by the Mental Health Division of the Public Wellness Ministry, while the KMUTT will be responsible for developing graphics and computer animation. The Education Ministry can help certify the interactive courseware to ensure this stays in line with academic standards, Mr Somchai said.
The curriculum will offer you four professional ability modules — “Practice” to educate users upon proper usage of digital technology, “Personality” to teach about digital privacy, “Protection” to provide information about cyber threats, and “Participation” to let users know how to connect to others online.
Education Minister Trinuch Thienthong said the curriculum will help enhance digital literacy among students.
The training course can be accessed via learndiaunjaicyber. ais. co. th free of charge.