Edo students to learn through educational TV programme

Godwin Obaseki

Secondary school students in Edo State would from Monday, 6th April have access to educational television programmes.

This programme is part of efforts to keep them busy and be affected academically during this period of school closures due to coronavirus pandemic.

The programme is a product of government partnership with the Edo Broadcasting Service (EBS) and Academic Staff Union if Secondary Schools (ASUS).

The students that will be benefitting from this first stage are those in the higher secondary school level especially those that will be taking Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council (NECO) soon.

A statement by the state government made available to EduCeleb.com on Saturday disclosed this.

Edo State Commissioner for Education, Jimoh Ijegbai, in the statement noted that subjects would be taught on the state-owned television station between 12 noon and 1pm from Mondays to Sundays.

He enjoined parents to encourage their children to watch the programmes daily.

Edo state joins the ranks of Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, and Ondo states where governments have each come up with various educational radio and television programmes during this period.

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EduCeleb.com had earlier published a list and schedule of these programmes for primary and secondary school students.

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