08 April 2020 – Launched education curriculum for TV and radio

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Type of Intervention: Education
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa in conjunction with the South African Broadcasting Company (SABC) launched a multimedia learner support initiative aimed at limiting the impact of the national lockdown on the school calendar.

Programming was scheduled to start on 9 April 2020 and will broadcast across 3 SABC TV channels and 13 Radio stations with online support. Curriculum support lessons were aimed at learners in Grade 10, 11 and 12 as well as Early Childhood Development.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/basic-education-and-sabc%C2%A0launch%C2%A0coronavirus-covid-19-tv-and-radio-curriculum-support