Education Minister meets Facebook representative

2019-10-11 17:22:41

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg met with George Chen, Head of Public Policy for Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mongolia at Facebook, exchanging views on opportunities for cooperation in information technology.

Mentioning the necessity of cooperating in smart utilization of social media in positively influencing upbringing of the youth and children and developing the right attitude in them rather than only providing education and training people in analyzing, using and sharing the information they find online, Minister Yo.Baatarbileg expressed his willingness to have planned, long-term cooperation.

The Facebook delegate said the company can provide support in introducing virtual reality technology to schools, making classes more fun.

Present at the meeting were representatives of the Communications and Information Technology Authority and FARO Foundation which is implementing Digital Literacy program at the 20th secondary school.