Two Filipino cybersecurity wiz kids brought home the bronze award in the recently conducted ASEAN Cyberkids Camp (ACC) 2018 last September 4-6, 2018, in Bendar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.
The Philippine delegation composed of Grade 3 student Jassef Yzaiah Tambis and Grade 4 pupil Rainbow Concha of North Cabadbaran Central Elementary School in Agusan del Norte placed third among ASEAN Member states in the annual multimedia computer projects competition among primary school students.
DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo M. Rio Jr. congratulated the Filipino cyberkid winners, together with their coach and ICT teacher Prelyn Sandimas during their courtesy visit.
ASEAN Cyberkids Camp adopts the 21st Century learning objectives by way of teaching developing computer animations, interactive stories, and applications. Aside from measuring skills in ICT, the competition aims to enhance students’ creativity, critical thinking, and adaptability.