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Getting juvenile inmates (digitally) literate


Socially conscious: Microsoft Malaysia and the Prisons Department of Malaysia want to make 500 juvenile inmates digitally literate. Pictured is Datuk Haji Hassan Sakimon, deputy commissioner general  of the Prisons Department of Malaysia with Snapp. —  Microsoft

Socially conscious: Microsoft Malaysia and the Prisons Department of Malaysia want to make 500 juvenile inmates digitally literate. Pictured is Datuk Haji Hassan Sakimon, deputy commissioner general of the Prisons Department of Malaysia with Snapp. — Microsoft

KUALA LUMPUR:  Five hundred juvenile inmates from 13 prison schools will be trained to use basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

This is all part of Microsoft Malaysia and the Prisons Department of Malaysia's objective to make these 16-to-21-year-old inmates digitally literate, to prepare them for jobs or further studies, later.

   

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