The Ministry of Information and Communications and the Ministry of Education and Training will issue information security standards for online teaching platforms for evaluation and publication.
“Sharing fire” with the Minister of Education and Training at the question-and-answer session this afternoon (November 11), Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung discussed about ensuring the online learning infrastructure.
According to the Minister, about telecommunications network infrastructure, mobile network; in 2 months since the opening day, has covered 1,000 points. The remaining 1,000 points will try to cover in 2021, no later than January 2022.
|Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung. Photo: National Assembly|
Regarding the fixed network, there are currently about 8 million households without fiber optic cable. If fiber optic cable is brought to households with wifi, the speed will be much better.
The ministry is directing businesses that by 2025, basically, Vietnamese households will have fiber optic cables.
And “Waves and computers for children” is a social program to help children launched by the Prime Minister. This program consists of 3 components with a total value of 6,000 billion VND.
The first component is 1 million tablets for children, with a value of 2,500 billion. Currently, over 100,000 machines have been delivered. Due to the supply chain interruption, it is difficult to buy, must order in advance. From next month, the number will come back very quickly.
Second, the coverage of the remaining 2,000 hotspots is worth about 3,000 billion VND.
The third is to exempt and reduce online learning fees for some subjects until the end of 2021 with a value of VND 500 billion.
Vietnamese digital technology enterprises are developing online learning platforms. There are currently 6 online learning platforms “Make in Vietnam”. This is not only the basis of television, but also a platform for learning materials, content, sample lectures, good lectures, lesson preparation tools for teachers as well as a platform for students’ self-study and student management. study and test.
These platforms are being used by Vietnamese enterprises for free during the Covid-19 period, currently used by about 10 million students.
Minister Nguyen Manh Hung said that the Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Information and Communication are drafting criteria and standards for these platforms, and will organize the evaluation and announcement of standard platforms.
Regarding information security of terminals and online training platform, the Ministry of Information and Communications has directed the development of software called Visafe. Now finished to install on computers and smartphones, parents can control their children’s access to websites.
The head of the information and communication industry reaffirmed that in the national digital transformation program, the highest priority is for the digital transformation of the education and training sector. The Ministry of Information and Communications will accompany the Ministry of Education and Training in this revolutionary transformation.
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