7th Call for Proposals on Cyber Wellness Projects

Published Date: 10 December 2015 12:00 AM

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1. The Inter-Ministry Cyber Wellness Steering Committee (ICSC) has launched a seventh call for proposals on 10 December 2015, as part of ongoing efforts by the Singapore Government to support cyber wellness education.

2. Organisations are invited to submit proposals that encourage and support the positive use of the Internet and mobile technologies among our youth including, but not limited, to the following areas:

  • Parenting roles, responsibilities, knowledge and skills for cyber wellness education for children
  • Cyber security and protection against cyber crime
  • Information literacy, media literacy and responsible online creation
  • Balancing online and offline activities
  • Positive online presence and advocacy for cyber wellness
  • Healthy cyber gaming among children
  • Awareness of gaming addiction and channels of help
  • Awareness of cyber bullying

3. The proposed projects should be scalable and sustainable for effective outreach and successful proposals will receive seed funding from the ICSC. New and existing ICSC-supported projects which are impactful could be considered for sustained funding. Assessment for the award of funding will be based on the merit, reach of each project and demonstration of impact. The application package and additional information can be found at www.moe.gov.sg/events/cyber-wellness-call-for-proposals and the closing date for the submission of proposals is Monday, 15 February 2016, 5.00pm.

4. The ICSC has reached out to over 245,000 participants through more than 25 supported projects since its first call for proposals in 2009. The supported projects cover various cyber wellness areas and are delivered through different platforms, such as exhibitions, drama productions, online resources for parents and seminars for educators. More information on the ICSC is provided in Annex A.

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