03 April 2020 – Free-to-air 24-hour dedicated channel for educational materials announced

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES) has secured an agreement with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) for a free-to-air 24-hour dedicated channel for the broadcast of educational materials beginning April 3, 2020.The channel, known as Ghana Learning TV, will initially broadcast educational materials for senior high school (SHS) students, while content for the Junior High School (JHS ) and basic school students follow in due course
Full details here: https://educationghana.net/index.php/2020/04/08/ges-ghana-learning-television-channel-comes-to-startimes/?am

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Due to the close down of schools as a result of the increasing covid 19 cases. School pupils are home and need to continue tution hence the intervention