08 Sep '11, 9pm

MICA to spearhead Government's social media training efforts - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE - After the Prime Minister's call for the Government to do better in cyberspace, government agencies will get more structured training in learning how to use social media. The Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA), which is spearheading the Government's new media efforts, told MediaCorp it was working with the Civil Service College to come up with a more structured social media training programme for civil servants of various job grades. This means a more systematic way of identifying new media competencies needed by public officers and providing suitable courses. MICA added this will translate to a "tiered system of training that involves basic, intermediate and more advanced courses for various job grades." During last month's National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had said the Government needed to be more active and adept in e...

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