Cyberlite Books is a proud partner and supporter of Singapore's Digital For Life movement to promote positive cyber safety and digital literacy.
Photo: Senior Minister of State Mr. Tan Kiat How, Palo Alto Networks' Country Director Claribel Chai, with Cyberlite Books Co-Founders Michelle Yao and Nina Bual
The President's Challenge 2021
In February 2021, President Halimah Yacob launched the President's Challenge 2021 to equip various community groups with digital tools and skills. In conjunction, she also launched a new national movement called Digital for life. You can read more about it here: https://www.imda.gov.sg/for-community/digital-readiness/Digital-For-Life
Digital For Life Movement
The Digital For Life (DfL) movement is a public awareness campaign in Singapore that aims to "galvanise the community to help Singaporeans embrace digital as a lifelong pursuit, and to enrich their lives" (imda.gov.sg). Within this movement is a focus on Digital Literacy and Wellness, which focuses on "promoting good digital habits as society engages in the digital domain, including areas of cyber safety, media literacy, and mitigating the risks of online harms" (imda.gov.sg).
You can read about our interview with the IMDA here: https://www.imda.gov.sg/digitalforlife/stories-listing/cyberlite-books---building-awareness-about-stranger-danger-online
Cyber Education for All
Cyberlite Books has been an active supporter and contributor of the DfL movement since the beginning as strong believers in the mission of this movement. In support of Digital For Life, we partnered with Palo Alto Networks to bring cybersafety education to primary and secondary schools in Singapore. In the past year, we have distributed over 20,000 copies of our cybersafety workbook Ready, Get Set, Connect! and delivered hundreds of hours of workshops to students, parents, and teachers.
Digital For Life Festival (May 2022)
In May 2022, the IMDA invited us to take part in the Digital for Life Festival that took place over two weekends.
Our co-founders Nina and Michelle, along with Palo Alto Networks' country director Claribel Chai met with Senior Minister of State Mr. Tan Kiat How during the festival to talk about the importance of education children about cybersafety.
We saw thousands of people turn up to celebrate this national movement, including families, parents, and children. Cyberlite ran two family workshops on cybersafety, as well as booths to engage the public in understanding online risks for children.
Want to collaborate?
If you're interested in working with us on your public awareness campaign for cyber safety education, please reach out to us here or email firstname.lastname@example.org!