Articles tagged: Education
Dare To Dream For Education
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has been suffering from an education crisis even before the refugee crisis began. SAT-7 ACADEMY’s educational and social development programs are providing complimentary education to children and equipping parents to help them learn.
Opening Worlds Of Learning For A Trapped Generation
Many Middle Eastern youth feel hopeless or trapped. Without quality education or job opportunities, personal growth can seem impossible. But as viewers follow the exciting story in Talking Heads, an innovative new cartoon, they will learn to see their own great potential – while also receiving a rounded education.
REFUGEE CENTRE REVEALS INCREDIBLE RESULTS
The Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre in Lebanon was launched as an alternative learning facility for Syrian refugee children. One of the aims of the centre was to help measure the impact SAT-7’s educational programming had on children who were watching. As the project came to a close, the results showed that the children had made significant progress in many areas.
SAT-7 ACADEMY CHANGES TO WIDEN VIEWERSHIP
A strategic change of direction is being implemented for SAT-7’s educational channel, SAT-7 ACADEMY. The steps are being taken mainly in response to a viewer survey carried out during the channel’s first year of being on-air.
“I ALWAYS GO BACK TO SAT-7 ACADEMY”
Nobody knows what SAT-7’s viewers in the Middle East need better than they themselves do. So when our audience members talk, our channel teams listen – and thanks to helpful feedback from viewers like Gladys from Lebanon, SAT-7’s programs get better and better.
THE CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS IN NORTH AFRICA
In the region that sparked the “Arab Spring”, some momentous change has been achieved. But too often, lives remain blighted by inequality, poor education and illiteracy, and limited civic freedom. In the most extreme cases, vulnerable people in North Africa are being totally deprived of their human rights.
FAST-PACED SHOW WIDENS YOUNG PEOPLE’S HORIZONS
Youth talking to youth: this is the theme of iNews, one of the many engaging educational shows on SAT-7 ACADEMY. Almost 100 episodes have been made so far, with two more being filmed every week, says Fadi Taher, the director of Icon Media, a Cairo production house that creates a number of programmes screened by SAT-7.
BREAKING THE SEX EDUCATION TABOO
As in many parts of the world, sexual abuse is rife in parts of the Middle East and North Africa. To make this worse, sex education is taboo. Many young people are adrift in a sea of misinformation. The SAT-7 ARABIC program Speak Up is helping parents communicate with their teenage children to better protect them from harm.