Partners Department of Education / SABC Education / Johnnic Learning


 

“African Sky Mapping”
(Under African Skies)

10 x 15 minutes inserts
for Radio and Television for children
The series should fit in with SABC Education & the Parliamentary Millennium Project (PMP) objectives to illustrate a range of perspectives on and of Africa. It should be punchy, cutting edge, informational and visually stimulating.

The series objectives are:

  • The series must highlight the importance of oral tradition in the storage and dissemination of knowledge

  • It must fit in with the SABC Education and School TV brand on SABC 2

  • Using concepts emerging from the PMP exhibitions, the series should make a dynamic contribution to our nation's knowledge stock, and foster an appreciation of our rich cultural heritage.


The series outcomes are:

  • To address the absence of cultural pride and the possible erosion of oral tradition within the greater African society.

  • To contribute to the preservation and sustenance of oral traditions.

  • To use oral tradition to transfer societal values to the next generation.

  • The series should make a dynamic contribution to our nation’s knowledge stock, and foster an appreciation of our rich heritage.

  • To be cost effective and sustainable with a long shelf life.


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