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5 Tips To Get Online Volunteering with United Nations Volunteers
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5 Tips To Get Online Volunteering with United Nations Volunteers

By Devi Marietta SiregarContributing a positive impact on an international platform from your home is possible! I believe that everything is visible if you try to make an action through small or simple steps first. Volunteering is one of the actions that could open your perspective, broaden knowledge, expand the networking, and also pay forward to society with any skill you had. The journey of volunteering will lead you to a positive mindset and a great impact on humanity.Getting involved in United Nations Volunteers is such a great experience and opportunity, moreover, it could be done online or remotely. United Nations has a platform to do this action, it is called UNV Online Volunteering (www.onlinevolunteering.org). From this website, everyone in the world can acce...
Mind the Gap – Bridging the Digital Divide in Malaysia
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Mind the Gap – Bridging the Digital Divide in Malaysia

By Irsyad HamilinThe first wave of COVID-19 in Malaysia leads to the sudden closure of all learning institutions nationwide. As a result, education in Malaysia has changed drastically, with the distinctive rise of e-learning, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms.On 13June 2020, Veveonah Mosibin, a student of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) make the headlines across Malaysia after posting an 11-minute video on YouTube entitled “24 Hours On Tree Challenge” featuring her climbing a tree where she spent the night just to get better internet access for her final exam. Unfortunately, whilst the treetop video challenge of hers opened many opportunities, it also highlights the huge gap of the digital divide in many parts of Malaysia. Veveonah’s case...