‘Connect Net Champs’ program takes internet etiquette & training to school classrooms


Chandigarh, 16th October 2015

In a significant leap, Connect Net Champs Program enters the school classrooms to impart training on internet etiquette, making it an ideal platform to provide technical know-how to children, parents and teachers. To address the concern on how fast the growing internet revolution is impacting young minds, Connect Net Champs today conducted a seminar at Shivalik Public School today. The program started with a seminar followed by a thrilling Quiz contest for students. The contest shortlisted 4 candidates for the next round.

Children at Shivalik Public School were educated on the advantages of the internet and what children could do offline and online. Know how on the potential risks related to internet and how to avoid such risks were also imparted. The potential risks such as exposure to inappropriate material, harassment and bullying, physical molestation, legal and financial, viruses and hackers were explained to the children. Additionally, important guidelines were imparted on how children can avoid online risks, and rules for online safety and how to be a smart internet user.

To carry forward the Connect Net Champs Program, Connect Broadband has tied up with all the leading schools in the region. The Program consists of series of seminars targeted for students, teachers and parents, delivered by experts in field of Computer Science and Information Technology.  These are followed by Quiz rounds where students are shortlisted for next round. The event is structured in three tiers including school rounds, city round and the Grand finale. The Chandigarh and Punjab-wide Mega Contest this year will hunt for the Net Champ. In each round there will be exciting gifts to be won.

Talking about the Program and its takeaways, Mr Arvind Bali,
Director and CEO, Connect Broadband & Videocon Telecommunications Limited, said, “Net Champs is a program that will make children well aware about the use of Technology and Internet. We not only want to guide our future generation on internet etiquettes but also make learning more fun. Our motive is to make sure that the youth which is obsessed with the latest technological devices and are always on the lookout for the newest gadgets in the market to be well aware about the pro’s and con’s and use internet smartly.’’
     

About Net Champs
  Net Champs is a program to engage children with the purpose of educating them on the nuances of the World Wide Web and how to utilize their potential with information available just a click away.  The program is structured in three very interesting tiers; First round is the school round, followed by the second round which is the city round and the third round is the Grand finale. In each round, there are exciting prizes to be won. This year, Connect Broadband is in search of a ‘Net Champ’ via conducting a Chandigarh-Punjab wide mega contest. 

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