Netflix, in cooperation with Habitat Association and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Turkish National Committee Future Screen is implementing its project. With the project, it is aimed to spread the understanding of digital literacy and digital parenting to the general public and to bring conscious content consumption habits to the younger generations.
In this direction, one of the first and most valuable phases of the project will be the digital meetings to be held with the participation of experts in their fields. At this stage, student behaviors in the digital environment will be scrutinized and conscious content consumption methods will be shared with the participation of teachers and parents who play a key role in the education of children and youth. By the end of the year, more than 3,000 teachers and families will be equipped with the most up-to-date information through digital meetings, which will also be supported by a special training set that will facilitate students’ access to this information.
DIGITAL PARENT AWARENESS WILL REACH ALL SECTIONS OF SOCIETY
In the second step of the project, it is aimed to share the understanding of conscious content consumption with all parts of the society. In this context, a podcast series will be realized with the participation of well-known names, in which academics will be in the middle. In addition, the articles to be prepared in the presence of experts will be published on the Netflix News Center and reach a wide audience.
In the third and final stage of the project, a comprehensive hill will be organized with the participation of all stakeholders. Individuals who are experts in the field of digital literacy and parenting will take place as speakers. Future Screen summit will be instrumental in transferring the experiences gained during the project to the future in a sustainable way.
‘OUR CHILDREN WILL STEP INTO A MORE BELIEFUL DIGITAL WORLD’
Future Screen Habitat Association Executive Committee Leader Sezai Ready said: “Today, information and communication technologies are a very valuable part and indispensable part of our lives. In today’s world where information and connection technologies are increasing day by day, the relatively higher digital competencies of children who say hello to the world and are called the digital generation are very valuable and promising. But especially the active use of smart technological tools by children and young people clearly reveals the necessity of ensuring reliable internet use in this cluster. With the Future Screen project, we want to transfer and teach concepts such as digital citizenship, digital parenting, digital security and digital literacy to our target audience, teachers, parents and children. We sincerely believe that we will have a more faithful digital world. ”
‘DIGITAL LITERACY AWARENESS WILL EXPAND ‘
ICC Turkey National Committee Board Member Mazhar Basmacı shared his views on the project with the following words: “The dominance of technology in our daily lives also shows how valuable digital literacy is. The digital world offers risks and threats as well as tremendous benefits and advantages. It is therefore important to use and understand technology correctly in order to stay away from danger. At this point, digital media literacy, that is, it is necessary to comprehend the characteristics of communication and sharing technologies and environments, to know their features and to have a command of the new media language. Thus, decisions about how to find and consume digital content are made more soundly. Technical education, knowledge and skill are very important in our country. Successful businesses and valuable initiatives are being undertaken. But the issue of creating social consciousness in the field of cyber security does not see the price it deserves. Cyber security is not just a technical problem. The way to benefit from the cyber world in faith is to increase literacy and social awareness in this field. tir. For this, campaigns are needed in all areas of life. In this respect, we see the project initiated by Netflix, one of the world’s leading entertainment companies, very costly. As the Turkish National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce, the largest global business organization, we are pleased with the cooperation we have realized here. We believe that we will contribute to our people’s access to the digital world in a healthier and more secure manner. ”
‘LONG OF LIFE, THEY WILL GET SKILLS TO ENSURE THEY TAKE THE WRONG STEPS’
Netflix Public Policy Manager Pelin Mavili, expressed his views on the bet with the following words: “As Netflix, we offer our members tools that will enable them to make the most real choices for their children, especially child profiles and parental controls. A public survey we conducted revealed that 98 percent of our parents found these tools useful. In addition, it is in the middle of our priorities to teach our children skills that will enable them to make real choices in the digital world. Future Screen
Through the project, we aim to convey the most up-to-date and functional information about digital literacy to both teachers and parents and to all our children through them. In the light of this information, we believe that our children will acquire skills that will take corrective and faithful steps for a lifetime, especially in the field of content consumption. “