Armenian citizens participate in EuroDIG through remote Hubs
June 25, 2013. Armenian citizens participated in the EuroDIG Forum in Lisbon on June 20 and 21 through several hubs organised in Yerevan. The hubs were supported by the Council of Europe Office in Yerevan, Media Education Center, ISOC Armenia, Union of Information Technology Enterprises and iDITORD. The work of the Armenian Hubs enabled not only the remote participation in the Forum, but also served as a prerequisite to establish the Armenian Internet Governance Forum. Read more...
Winners of Safer Internet Armenia 2013 best open lesson competition announced
April 18, 2013. Winners of the best open lesson competition in frames of the Safer Internet Armenia 2013 project have been announced:
Marianna Tovmasyan – Yerevan Secondary School No. 161 after Garegin Njdeh,
Ani Torosyan - Vanadzor Branch of the European College of Armenia,
Anahit Melkoumyan – Yerevan High School No. 198,
Lernuhi Meliqyan – Berd High School of the Tavush region,
Armine Azatyan - Koghb Secondary School No. 1 of the Tavush region,
Kristine Mkhitaryan - Yeghegnadzor High School,
Alvard Saroyan, Yerevan Secondary School No. 100,
Anahit Baghdasaryan – Vanadzor Secondary School No. 24 after G. Chaush,
Nune Galstyan – Yerevan Secondary School No. 129,
Asya Gasparyan - Maisyan Secondary School of the Armavir region. See Photos from the meeting here.
Media Education Center, as part of the European NGO Alliance for Child Safety On-line (eNACSO), took part in the 1st Children’s Forum in ICANN April 6-12, 2013 in Beijing. Students of the Yerevan-based Anania Shirakatsy Lyceum, recognized the best school in frames of Safer Internet Armenia 2012 Program, received the opportunity to participate in the 5 days Children's Forum, which gathered 10 children's groups and child-led organizations from all over the world. Armenian delegates, Eva Musaelyan, Arman Tsirunyan and Lily Saroyan presented their ideas and opinions about Internet issues and policies related to them. Children discussed the way forward, built the connections, participated in meetings and public forum, discussed and formulated points of new child protection policies in connection to child-related new gTLDs, addressed the ICANN public with the Declaration, spoke to the President and CEO of ICANN Fadi Chehadé. See Photos here, Photo Courtesy of Lili Saroyan
Today over 100 countries are celebrating Safer Internet Day. This year Orange Armenia, Media Education Center, Internet Society of Armenia launched the “Safer Internet Armenia” project. In frames of the Safer Internet Armenia 2013 over 300 teachers from 150 schools will be trained and over 3000 students will take part in open lessons on Internet safety. This year a special attention is paid to engaging parents, who will take part in numerous workshops held in Armenia's capital city and regions. On the Safer Internet Day 2013 the Best Open Lesson and the Best e-Poster Competitions are announced among school children and teachers. Read more
Open lesson on Internet Safety organized at the Yerevan School N 100 marked the launch of the Safer Internet 2013 activities in Armenia this year. Mass media representatives gathered at the school to listen to children's opinions regarding their rights and responsibilities on the Internet. This is the 5th year Armenia celebrates the Safer Internet Day, attracting a growing interest among different strata of the population. The Best Open Lesson and the Best e-Poster Competitions are announced among school children and teachers by Media Education Center, Internet Society of Armenia and Orange Armenia foundation. See Photos...
Remember Your Online Rights and Responsibilities and ‘Connect With Respect’ On Safer Internet Day 2013
January 5, 2013 Today the Insafe and INHOPE networks (the European network of Safer Internet Centres and the International Association of Internet Hotlines respectively), are celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) for the tenth year running. An initiative of the European Commission’s Safer Internet Programme, this day marks an annual opportunity to engage in making the internet a safer and better place for our children and young people. Read more
Safer Internet Armenia 2013 Action Program Approved
On January 25, 2013 the Armenian Safer Internet Committee approved the 2013 Action Program. This year a special attention is paid to raising awareness and educating the parents. Since 2009, the Safer Internet Committee has coordinated the Safer Internet Armenia program, aimed at improving citizens' safety in relation to digital media, raising their awareness about safe Internet use, their digital rights. The program's goal is to provide citizens with comprehensive information about e-safety issues and informs about risks, offers teaching materials on safe use of Internet and mobile technologies.
Open Lesson on Internet Safety at Gavar School N1
Open Lesson on Internet Safety held in frames of the Safer Internet 2012 Armenia at the Gavar School N 1 after Samvel Qocharyants. The event has been organized and moderated by Gayane Gharibyan.
Open Lesson on Internet Safety at Yerevan School after Daniel Varujan
Open Lesson on Internet Safety held in frames of the Safer Internet 2012 Armenia at the Yerevan Secondary School after Daniel Varujan. The event has been organized and moderated by Armine Grigoryan.
Internet Safety Open Class and Best Video Clip Contest
Around 100 works have been submitted to the Best Video Clip and Open Class Competition in frames of Safer Internet Armenia 2012 project. The contest is organized by Media Education Center, Internet Society of Armenia with support of Orange Armenia. You can find all submitted works below...
Over 15 000 Children Take Part in Safer Internet Armenia 2012
70 per cent of Armenia’s secondary schools hosted Safer Internet Open Classes in February - March this year. This wide-scale action was based on the new model of Open Lessons on Internet Safety, developed by the Media Education Center in frames of the Safer Internet Armenia 2012. Over 15 000 children participated the activities through open lessons across 800 schools, attended by 15 000 children in the capital and regions. Read more...
Safer Internet Project Extended its scope to Armenian Regions
February 23, 2012. More than 10 000 schoolchildren took part in open classes on Internet Safety hosted by more than 500 schools in Armenian regions. Open classes on Internet safety are organized in frames of the large-scale Safer Internet Armenia 2012 project launched a month ago by Internet Society of Armenia, Media Education Center through support of Orange Armenia. Over the past month over 300 school teachers have already been trained in the principles of Internet safety with over 6000 schoolchildren (instead of the initially projected 5000) having participated in open classes. Read more...
Best Open Lesson and Best Video Clip Contest announced