The authorities of the Federal Ministry of Education have met with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria to fashion out modalities for the take-off of the nationwide school radio and television broadcast as a result of the closure of schools due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The ministry told our correspondent on Friday that the school teaching classes on air would follow a timetable which was already being worked on as well as the possibility of writing an examination after taking the lessons.
ur correspondent learnt that the school broadcast classes could commence by May if the modalities for getting operational licences and the purchase of transmitters were tidied up by the education ministry, the FRCN, the Nigerian Television Authority and the National Broadcasting Commission in April.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had stated on Tuesday during the daily COVID-19 Presidential Task Force briefing in Abuja, that the Federal Government was going to commence the basic primary school classes on the national media to enable pupils to learn during the COVID-19 pandemic break.
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