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September 14, 2020 Monday 11:14:19 AM IST

Mexico School Children Learn Through TV

International Edu News

With only 56% of households having access to internet, Mexico Government has decided to use teh airwaves to enable learning for school students as 93% of the households have television. The Mexican law requires every child to be offered public education. In view of the pandemic, Mexican Government has decided not to allow in-person classes this academic year impacting the learning of 30 million students. Now teachers are busy recording lessons in Tv studios for use by children from kindergarten to high school. It has worked out agreements with different TV channels to broadcast that content, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, with different grade levels at different hours. It has worked out agreements with different TV channels to broadcast that content, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, with different grade levels at different hours. The government will also use radio programs to reach kids with no TV or internet especially those in remote indigenous communities.


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