Radio Schools planned for 6 districts of Sindh
Radio Schools will impart education to out of school children and also give support to formal classroom students
Radio School will be established in Noushehro Feroze, Ghotki, Jacobabad, Dadu, Tharparkar and Malir districts
Karachi: Sindh Education and Literacy Department in collaboration with Alight Pakistan, a non-governmental organization, will establish Radio Schools in six more districts of the province.
For establishing the Radio Schools, the Education and Literacy Department and the Alight Pakistan signed the Letter of Understanding (LoU) on April 12, 2021.
The establishment of Radio Schools’ in six more districts of Sindh Province is the part of 5-year ‘Radio School Project 2019-24’, aimed to provide an alternative learning pathway to Out-of-School-Children (OOSC) and give support to formal classroom students by developing a comprehensive learning repository.
The LoU was signed virtually by Reform Support Unit (RSU) of Education Department official Altaf H. Sario and Country Representative Alight, Dr. Tariq H. Cheema.
Hanif Channa, CPM-RSU, says said that the Radio Schools would be extended to other districts as well.
Under the LoU, Alight will provide the tailored teaching content for Grade/Class 1 to V children in Districts Noushehro Feroze, Ghotki, Jacobabad, Dadu, Tharparkar and Malir.
It was further agreed that the content would be based on National Curriculum and Sindh Text Book Board. Initially, the language of the transmission will be Urdu; however, the Sindhi language transmission will also be included after the availability of sufficient content.
The Radio School will broadcast the content for two hours regularly on Medium Wave, FM 101, FM 94 and FM 93. Tailored content for Grade 1-III will be aired from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and content for Grade IV-V will be aired from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. Further details, schedule, timing of repeat broadcast, links for website streaming, YouTube, and link to download Radio School App may also be accessed at the of Reform Support Unit website: https://rsu-sindh.gov.pk/radio-learning.php