Broadcast, Film and Convergence in Africa - Issue no 344 on 10 July 2020

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Delivering learning with broadcast and online together – An African opportunity as school lockdowns lengthen

10 July 2020

With the Kenyan Government closing public schools until 2021 and saying students will repeat a year, the focus is now really on how parents, pupils and teachers can ensure their children will continue to learn. Russell Southwood looks at some of the initiatives across the continent. What follows below is a summary of some of the more interesting broadcast and online education initiatives. Some are new channels from existing broadcasters or programme producers but others are responses from organisations like Mediae and Ubongo who already have extensive experience in this field. In terms of how African broadcasters might respond to…