Via Zest Media yahoo group:
Bangladesh TV starts televising school classes
June 16th, 2011 - 13:09 UTC
by Andy Sennitt.
Bangladesh‚s national broadcaster, BTV, has begun televising classes
from some of the country‚s top schools. The live, nationwide
broadcasts are aimed at improving the quality of education in
On the first day of the programme, an English lesson was aired from
Viqarunnisa Noon School, an all-girls school in Dhaka. Lessons in
other subjects from two other schools will be aired over the next few
days, and the Education Minister, Nurul Islam Nahid, suggested that
the programme will be extended to other schools.
He said television sets were being distributed to some schools in
remote areas to enable students to watch the lessons.
(Source: Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union)