November 1, 2012

In Pakistan 30 teachers to be taught through mobile phones


Lahore (Pakistan). As many as 30 teachers with the Literacy and Non Formal Basic Education (LNFBE) Department will be trained through a Mobile Literacy Programme (MLP) in collaboration with UNESCO.

quotemarksright.jpgThis replicates the MLP projected initiated by Bunyad Foundation, a non governmental organisation, with UNESCO in 2009. The programme, in its third phase, is using mobiles to teach as many as 1,200 people in five districts.

The project is set to start within a month. UNESCO will provide the mobile sets and other infrastructure for the project while learning and training content will be developed by the department. As many as 750 mobile messages on topics ranging from basic morality, religious values, health and hygiene, numeracy, language and teacher training will be sent to the teachers during the programme.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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