INTERNATIONAL GIRLS IN ICT DAY 2021
In conjunction of International Girls in ICT Day 2021, MDEC collaborates with Ministry of Communication and Multimedia (KKMM) to organize Hour of Code (HoC): #MYGirlsCan campaign.
International Girls in ICT Day is an annual celebration and global campaign to empower and encourage girls and young women to take up studies and careers in ICTs. It is celebrated every fourth Thursday in April. In this edition, we would like to encourage FEMALE STUDENTS of age 7 – 17 to participate in the campaign and stand a chance to win exciting prizes.
So Coder Girls, click Infokit below to locate the nearest Digital Maker Hub (DMH) in your vicinity and their social media. You will need to submit your participation to them.
All participants will be receiving:
a. Pentaksiran Aktiviti Jasmani Sukan dan KoKurikulum (PAJSK) point at school level
b. Digital badge from #mydigitalmaker Hero initiative
On top of that, lucky draw winners will stand a chance to win gifts worth RM200! Do not miss out on this!
There is something for everyone at #mydigitalmaker to ensure that we address every possible angle that plays an important part in driving the nation’s digital technology talents. Many programmes and competitions are available, designed to assist students, teachers and parents to better understand digital technology education and its great potentional in advancing the nation’s digital economy. This will create many talents that are equipped with digital technology skills relevant to the Industry Revolution 4.0.
Music / Video / Image Editing
Animation / Illustration / Publication Design
DIGITAL MAKER HUBS @ SCHOOL
Digital Maker @ School initiative kick started with only 24 schools in 2017. The Cabinet Pasca Meeting, chaired by Minister of Education Malaysia on 19th July 2019 agreed to expand this initiative by having DMH in more schools nationwide. Ministry of Education encourages and welcomes Industries / Organizations to come on board as (Corporate Social Responsibility – CSR) in funding Digital Maker Hubs for 153 schools.
Benefits for Funders by Ministry of Education
Funders will receive official receipt from school for claim tax exemption
Gets recognized and increases business value
Marketing and Publicity
Media statement by Ministry of Education
DIGITAL MAKER HUBS @ INDUSTRY
Digital Maker Hub (DMH) is a physical space in the community to bring the school and community members – kids, educators, parents, industry experts together to encourage the activity of digital making. DMH is equipped with diverse tools, materials and learning resources which are made available for the public to embark on digital making projects.
CHECK OUT SOME OF OUR DIGITAL MAKER HUBS / MAKER SPACES
DMH is a place for students, educators, parents and communities to learn and create latest digital innovations. 79 Digital Maker Hubs to date and over 30,000 participants in #mydigitalmaker movement to date.
EDU360 Kota Damansara
DMH @ Me.Reka Makerspace
DMH @ MMU Melaka
DMH @ SDCC Shah Alam
DMH @ Penang Science Cluster, PSC
DMH @ HELP Universiti College
DMH @ Creative Minds, Cheras
DMH @ SMK Kompleks KLIA
For info on DMH @ Schools, please contact the MOE Personnel as below:
DMH Registration Form