According to a press release, the initiative aims at offering a protected atmosphere for kids whilst utilizing ICT devices, with out becoming exposed to the prospective dangers.
It also aims at raising public awareness in this regard.
The campaign encourages the adoption of the very best practises on appropriate usage of telecommunication solutions and devices and seeks to educate parents on the optimal strategies to monitor their children’s use of ICT devices whilst sustaining continual interaction with them.
Through this participation, the campaign also intends to introduce important characters Aref and Zero to the public. The former is an Omani tech genius who is keen to preserve kids protected, and provides them intelligent suggestions to deal with the circumstances whilst utilizing ICT devices.
Zero is a space robot who faces several issues when he utilizes ICT solutions and Aref in turn aids him overcome them.
The stall at the festival also functions a mural to encourage kids to share their ICT experiences with their peers by writing one thing.
The stall also has a sample contract for parents and kids on the very best feasible techniques to use ICT devices.
Certain suggestions will also be handed out to going to parents.
The campaign was initially launched in December final year with the participation of the ROP, ministries of Education, Social Development and Health, and the Public Authority for Radio and Television, Public Prosecution and representatives from organisations of civil society and with the help of numerous other businesses.
Information Source: Muscat Daily