- Seminar on the 21st at Royal hotel will be opened to 200 child care center directors of Incheon region
- As part of a campaign called ‘Digilog Class’, education on preventing infant/ toddler’s addiction to smart devices and their proper usage will be held
- Incheon Metropolitan City Daycare Center Association (Government-funded Daycare Centers) and Bigstar Global will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and plans to continue developing campaigns
On August 21, 2015, Bigstar Global (CEOHanHyungHoon), an educational multimedia content company for infant &toddlers,will hold a ‘Seminar for preventing Infant/toddler’s addiction to smart devices and educating them to use it properly” in order to discuss the measures for preventing young children’s addiction to smart devices and educating them to make good use of them.
This seminar will be held on 21st (Friday) at Grand Ballroom of Royal Hotel, Incheon with about 200 directors of daycare centers affiliated to the Incheon Metropolitan City Daycare Center Association(Government-funded daycare centers, Chairman Lee Sang Hyuk) participating.
The seminar will include topic presentation on ‘Preventing Smart Device Addiction and Measure for Their Proper Use’ by Prof. Yoo Ku Jong of Early Childhood Education at GangneungWonju University. Business agreement (MOU) between Bigstar Global Incheon Metropolitan City Daycare Center Association (Government-funded Daycare Centers) as well as cultural performances will also follow.
CEO of Bigstar Global HanHyungHoonstated “Due to rapid growth of IT technology meshed with parent’s thirst for early education for their children, the average age when a child first encounters a smart device has sharply dropped to 2~7 years of age as various new products which combine smart devices as cellular phone, and tablet PC together are being introduced recently.” He continued, “Under such circumstances, active discussions on how to prevent toddler’s addiction to smart devices and how to educate them to use these properly are necess In turn, Bigstar Global has started a ‘Digilog Class’ campaign on June of 2015 in order to establish a culture using smart devices properly. This campaign aims to help those vulnerable infants and toddlersunderan excessive and reckless smart environment by suggesting ways to prevent ICT Addiction Disorder and help understand and use smart devices properly. This campaign will become a part of trans-media education leading the rapidly transforming future education environment.
The host of this seminar, Bigstar Global will conclude a MOU with Incheon Metropolitan City Daycare Center Association (Government-funded Daycare Centers) on the 21st at the event hall and plans to agree on cooperating to build a competitive child care institution by facilitatingproper use of smart devices. It will support teachers, program, products and others to the child care institution for demonstration of the digilog class by September of this year. Special events are planned to be carried out.
CEO Han HyungHoon said, “We will further develop the digilog class campaign into an educational campaign of a social scale so that parents are less worried about their children using too much of the smart devices. Instead of refusing them, we will try to create a culture to use smart devices correctly.”
▲Daycare toddlers are receiving education using smart devices
Introducing Bigstar Global -
Bigstar Global is a domestic contents service specialized company that plans and develop educational multimedia contents for young children. It produces, and provides various digital contents including EBS TV Series animation and characters. By providing various digital contents to well-known domestic education companies and publishers, such as establishing KT Kids Shop Commerce, serving LG Electronics Kids Pad 1st ,2ndGeneration as their Official MCP(Master Content Provider), it stands as a leading digital content service provider and distributor in Korea. Established in 2000, it is a global company actively and comprehensively engaging in various business areas as digital content education service and others.