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Empowering Indonesians to gain skills and confidence in creating digital content.

Jakarta, Indonesia, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Indonesia Ministry of Communications and Informatics by Siberkreasi National Digital Literacy Movementwill continue its #MakinCakapDigital campaign on digital literacy by releasing “Digital Literacy: Public Speaking Siberkreasi” which ran from April 9 to May 14, 2022. The free online series will include a certification at the end and feature special high-profile guests.


Indonesian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology via Siberkreasi introduces public speaking courses to encourage impactful digital communication

The importance of effective communication and information literacy in an online forum

Thanks to the advancement of digital technology, speaking to the public can now be done through the convenience of smartphones and computers. While these tools make it easier than ever for individuals to get their messages across to the public and engage in active dialogues, the accuracy of their published content can contribute significantly to enriching or damaging the larger landscape.

According to Edelman Trust Barometer 2021, there is currently a trend of “information bankruptcy” prevalent in online forums. This is a phenomenon where people feel there is a lack of quality information circulating. The same survey showed that the most important skills for navigating the huge amount of online content are information literacy and understanding of information hygiene. This is where the series seeks to educate audiences interested in creating successful digital content.

“The series will explore ways to build levels of self-confidence when speaking to large audiences, exploring ethical issues as well as personal branding concepts. We believe that confidence, coupled with the good state of mind, would lay the right foundation for a person to influence the public through an online forum,” said Rizki Ameliah, coordinator of Digital Literacy Kemenkominfo.

Digital literacy: public speaking Siberkreasi

The series will take place over 2 main classes, titled “Confident Communication” and “Ready to Speak”, conducted on Zoom Meeting. The courses will take place on April 9 and 10 for the first class and on April 16 and 17 for the second class, inviting participants from all the cities of Indonesia. The series is accessible to people Sumatra, JavaBali-Nusra, KalimantanSulawesi and Maluku-Papua.

Mentors include renowned names in the space, including Indra HerlambangNadia Mulya Addry Danuatmadja, Lena TanDanar Gumilang and Mary Christy; while guest speakers include the General Manager of IT Applications, Semuel Abrijani Pangerapan.

After the main courses, the series will also offer an “accelerated class” and an “advanced class” for selected participants who show both interest and ability in the subject. These courses will take place on April 23 and 24 respectively.

Upon completion, graduation will take place on May 14, 2022. For more information and other digital literacy events from GNLD Siberkreasi, you can visit http://info.literasidigital.id and follow @siberkreasi on social media.

About The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Indonesia

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Indonesia through Ditjen Aptika has the main function of disseminating and developing the national digital infrastructure to accelerate indonesia digital transformation.

The ministry works with the national digital literacy movement Siberkreasi as a partner to provide digital literacy education to the general public through various forms of media. This movement focuses on using digital literacy as a way to elevate national capacity and advance the people of Indonesia.


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