Meena Prapancham Radio Programme & Teacher Guidelines
Rajiv Vidya Mission (SSA) is implementing MEENA PRAPANCHAM RADIO PROGRAM for 6th to 8th class students from August 12th, 2013 for the academic year 2013-2014 in all typo of schools of Andhra Pradesh State.
Meena Prapancham Radio program is being to broadcasted through All India Radio on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 11.45 AM to 12.00 Noon this academic year. During the program, teachers interact with students.
The Rajiv Vidya Mission state unit designed the programs in telugu and Meena Prapancham Radio program will be started from August 12th, 2013. The programs for benefit of girl students studying in sixth, seventh and eighth classes. The short stories on various issues and empowerment of girl students is drawing attention of the students. Besides, the programs also educate the student about the importance of following the moral values, leadership qualities etc.
The Students of Upper Primary Schools in the Andhra Pradesh state will be able to hear on topics like Personality hygiens & hand washing, Sanitation, Education, Nutrition & health, Life skills and gender bias through a fifteen minutes Radio Program.
The Meena Prapancham Radio program had been sponsored jointly by the Department of School Education and UNICEF. Officials from Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and UNICEF recognized an opportunity to use Meena on a radio program to increase the levels of awareness, knowledge among children and teachers on issues related to health, child rights, child protection, nutrition, education, hygiene and gender roles. Radio as a medium offers a number of advantages.
The Radio program was designed in an entertainment – education format, wherein critical child care and developments issues were presented and explored through modes such as songs, stories and games. The program aimed to reach children from 11-14 years or students in standards VI TO VIII.
UNICEF developed a partnership with the Department of Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh and Sarva Siksha Abhiyan’s State Project Office to support development and broadcast of the Meena radio program.
Meena Prapancham Radio Program Format
- Designed to evoke emotions and engage the child’s imagination through Enter-Educate format
- 15 minutes duration
- Contains three most engaging elements for a child
- Game / Quiz
Meena Prapancham Radio Program Behavioral Themes
- Personality hygiens and hand washing
- Nutrition and health
- Life skills
Meena Prapancham Radio Program Cross Cutting Themes
- Gender equity
- Social inclusion
- Child Friendly schools
- Child protection
- “Implementation of Meena Prapancham Radio Programme” Proceeding No.211, date:10.07.2013 Click here
- “Meena Prapancham Radio Programme Teleconference” Agenda – Dt: 10.08.2013
- Meena Prapancham Radio Programme Teleconference at Mandal Level -Proceeding No.211, dt: -08.2013