Govt to focus on implementation of Digital Education Policy

Govt to focus on implementation of Digital Education Policy

PUTRAJAYA: The government will focus on the implementation of the Digital Education Policy with three main objectives which include creating a digitally-fluent generation capable of mastering digital literacy and skills as well as producing innovations using digital technology.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassan (pix) said the policy also aimed at improving the competency and professional development of stakeholders related to leadership as well as the integration of digital technology in education.

“The third objective is closing the digital gap to produce responsible and functioning citizens in a knowledge virtue-based society,” he said in his One-Year Malaysia Prihatin Keynote Address in conjunction with his first anniversary in leading the Malaysian government.

Present were Cabinet ministers including Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali; Senior Minister of Defence Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob; Senior Minister of Works Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof and Senior Minister of Education Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin, as well as heads of government departments.

More to come. — Bernama