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As part of measures put in place to continue teaching and learning activities which came to a spontaneous halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ghana Education Service (GES) together with the Ministry of Education (MoE) have announce a virtual learning platform which will be aired on TV to help learners from Primary to SHS continue their education.
Ghana Learning TV (GL TV), a subsidiary of Ghana Televison (GTV) has been announced by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to be the virtual learning platform to be delivering the teaching and learning activities.
The GES announced this on their Facebook page.
GL TV is on test transmission, preparing the way to kick-start teaching and learning process on April 3, 2020, it said.
How to get GL TV on your digital box
It again added that, for one to access the GL TV, one should rescan their digital box to get the platform.
Memorandum of understanding
Under the memorandum of understanding (MoU), the GES is expected to produce educational materials for the GBC to broadcast nationwide on a free-to-air channel for the purpose of learning for students while they are home.
The Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, in an interview on Tuesday, March 31, said in addition to the television, the ministry and the GES, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications, was finalising discussions with the GBC for a dedicated nationwide broadcast on radio.
“So, we now have an arrangement with the GBC to broadcast nationwide on a 24-hour free-to-air dedicated channel,” Prof. Opoku-Amankwa explained that the content for the JHS and basic, as well as the pre-school was being finalised.