Ghana Learning TV is a virtual classroom rolled out by the Ghana government with the sole aim of delivering lessons to students at home via the power of television. It is a distance learning platform for school children across Ghana but it can also be accessed by students across West Africa. The new 24-hour free-to-air channel is geared towards distance learning.
This initiative has been made possible by the infamous COVID-19 which has led to the closure of all schools until the pandemic is caged around the world.
Is Ghana Learning TV an old Channel?
No, it is not. It is a new channel rolled by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service. You can scan by going through this simple procedure [SCAN GHL TV]
Which level of students is the Ghana Learning TV meant for?
This distance learning platform is for rolling out a distance education programme for students at the Senior High School (SHS) level.
Does it mean there will be no lessons for Junior High School students on Ghana Learning TV?
The answer is a big no. Content for the Junior High School (JHS ) and basic school students are being developed and will follow in due course. Already some reading lessons under the ‘Learning to Read, Reading to Learn’ initiative under the Rebecca Foundation are aired on the TV station.
What group of instructors or teachers would teach?
The GES and the MoE have selected a number of master trainers and master teachers to support in the delivery and production. This is to ensure, quality for effective teaching and learning.
Would the content taught be relevant to SHS and JHS students?
Yes, content to be aired on the station are all based on the new curriculum produced by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA). However, variety is the spice of life and so, other relevant content including scholastic in literacy and numeracy for the KG pupils will be made available on Learning TV.
Is the Ghana Learning TV the only digital learning platform provided by the GES?
The answer is no. Apart from the TV learning, the iCampus platform is also available to students to access via the internet thus desktop, laptops and mobile phones.
This is expected to help create a parallel online learning system which in the long run will provide every level and classroom from primary to SHS level an online parallel classroom.”
Does Ghana Learning TV have a time table for students?
Yes, there are time tables for all lessons just as you have in our schools. You can access the available time tables here [TIME TABLE]