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Actions for Bridging Digital Divide

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  • Post Date: 03/20/2012

Create Digital Opportunity Centers(DOC)in remote villages to provide equal access to information opportunities and competency in information application.

  • The MOE has deployed 188 DOCs over the remote areas since 2005.
  • There were 10,902 courses provided by the DOCs, and 168,620 learners attended DOC courses by 2011.Also, 986,097 users and 55,637 local volunteers served in the DOC.

The Project of Online Tutoring for After School's Learning

  • On-line tutoring for after-school students to improve ICT abilities provides web services to enrich learning resources.
  • 28 universities and 1,344 volunteers participate in the project and 1,030 elementary and junior high school students are served in 2011 school year.

Encourage and subsidize ICT-professional volunteers group

  • Recruit university and secondary volunteer students to provide remote schools and DOCs with necessary ICT-related assistance since 2001.
  • Results from 2001 to 2011: There were 946 youth teams joining the program and about 14,000 youth served as ICT volunteers. Also, cumulatively 1,487 remote schools and 392 DOCs were served.

One Laptop Per Child Program

  • Children from low-income families have equal information technology opportunities. The MOE subsidies 1 computer and 3-year online fee.
  • There are 13,201 families were benefited from this program.