Longer Educational TV Programmes

Published by on Jun 16, 2020, 05:08 pm

Kuantan - Communications and Education Ministries are planning on longer airing of educational TV programmes and creating an exclusive new channel for educational purposes. Creating educational TV programme slots will help students get easy access to learning materials during this pandemic era.

Minister of Communications, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said learning from home is getting more essential because of the Covid-19 pandemic, which only allowed students sitting for major examinations to return to school this year and pre-schools and primary schools will remain closed.


Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Education during the press conference


He also stated discussions for more airtime is being carried out with the Education Ministry (KPM). The current airtime for the TV programme is 2 hours every day via Radio Television Malaysia (RTM). “We are now discussing about increasing the airtime using the same platform or another special channel for TV Pendidikan,” he said.

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