‘Appan Shikshya’ Radio Program
“Appan Shikshya” (Our Education) weekly radio program being broadcast in Maithili Language every Saturday at 7:30am from 6 FM radio stations (Dhanusha: Radio Mithila & Janakpur FM; Mahottari: Radio Rudrakshya & Radio Gaushala; and Siraha: Radio Samagra & Radio Salhesh. This program is being produced in cooperation with the Radio Mithila and in coordination with SFCG-Nepal and NCE-Nepal and produced by Our Education Project of GoGo Foundation.
Appan Shikshya radio program is mainly focused in making school management committee, parent-teacher association, teachers including child club members aware on education related rules/regulations, teaching/learning best examples, voices of the teachers, students, guardians including SMC’s members to improve school governance. It also aims to enhance roles of CSOs to improve accountability & transparency in school education.
The inaugural episode of Appan Shikshya was broadcast on 8 July 2017 with very encouraging messages of felicitation from education sector dignitaries including Mr Shanta B. Shrestha, Secretary, Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal.
Our Education Project is being implemented in 3 Tarai districts – Dhanusha, Mahottari & Siraha districts. This program covers 42 secondary level public schools (Dhanusa-16. Mahottari-13 & Siraha-13). The project is funded by European Commission for a period from August 2016 to March 2019).