For Kids

Digital Skills for Kids is an engaging and interactive course designed to equip children with essential digital skills in today’s technology-driven world.

Course Description

Through a series of fun activities, games, and practical lessons, children will learn foundational digital literacy concepts, internet safety practices, basic coding skills, and multimedia creation techniques. This course aims to empower children to become responsible digital citizens and prepare them for success in a digital age.

Course Duration: 8 weeks (1 hour per week)

Target Audience: Children aged 8-12 years old

Prerequisites: Basic familiarity with using a computer and the internet.

By the end of this course, children will have gained practical skills and knowledge to navigate the digital world safely, creatively express themselves through multimedia, and lay the foundation for further exploration in coding and technology.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Digital Literacy

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Computers and Devices
  • Lesson 2: Basic Computer Operations
  • Lesson 3: Introduction to Digital Citizenship

Module 2: Internet Safety

  • Lesson 1: Identifying Safe Websites
  • Lesson 2: Cyberbullying Awareness
  • Lesson 3: Rules for Online Behavior

Module 3: Introduction to Coding

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Coding Concepts
  • Lesson 2: Block-Based Coding Activities
  • Lesson 3: Fun Coding Challenges and Games

Module 4: Multimedia Creation

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Multimedia
  • Lesson 2: Basic Photo Editing Skills
  • Lesson 3: Creating Simple Presentations

Module 5: Cybersecurity Basics

  • Lesson 1: Password Security
  • Lesson 2: Recognizing Online Threats
  • Lesson 3: Internet Privacy Awareness

Module 6: Digital Project Showcase

  • Students will have the opportunity to apply their digital skills and creativity to develop a small digital project, such as a multimedia presentation, simple game, or digital storybook. They will showcase their projects to their peers and receive feedback.

Join us on this exciting journey to unlock the potential of digital skills for kids!

Work With Us:

Want to partner on or fund one of our programmes / initiatives? We are always open to collaborations and partnerships. Contact our Business Development Associate; Ms. Abigail Zingani via contact@kwathucentre.org, or give us a call(direct or WhatsApp) on +265991850749.

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