ARMENTEL SUPPORTS MOBILE COMPETENCE OPEN LESSONS IN ARMENIAN REGIONS

ArmInfo
2010-04-30 18:56:00

ArmInfo. CJSC ArmenTel (Beeline trademark) and the Child Protection
Fund NGO have completed the second stage of the joint program on secure
mobile communication and development of skills among schoolchildren,
the press service of ArmenTel told ArmInfo. Under the program,
discussions were held in 5 regions of Armenia with participation of
school headmasters and teachers. The discussions were dedicated to
the problems of mobile security of teenagers. Upon completion of the
roundtables, open lessons on mobile security were delivered in 130
communities of Armenia. Over 3300 schoolchildren gained knowledge of
the bases of mobile communication using, and familiarized themselves
with the rules of secure using of mobile telephones.


"Being a single communication operator in the country, ArmenTel sees
its role not only in provision of a wide spectrum of communication
services, but also realizes its responsibility for disseminating
knowledge about the security of teenagers using mobile communication
and internet services",- said Director General of CJSC ArmenTel
Igor Klimko. At the final stage of the program in mid May 2010,
a commission of experts from the Education Ministry will select the
best compositions on the topic of mobile competence. The winners and
their teachers will receive diplomas and awards from ArmenTel and
Child Protection Fund.


To remind, at the first stage of the program, at the forum dedicated
to secure mobile communication held in Yerevan on 10 March 2010,
the Mobile Ethics Charter was signed in Armenia, which determines the
key principles of ethical and secure use of mobile communication. The
participants in the forum were representatives of the Public Council
under the Armenian president, Ministry of Education and Science,
Ministry of Labor and Social Issues, employees of the Armenian Police
and representatives of UNICEF.