BBC announces biggest push on education in its history
BBC to deliver biggest push on education in its history
The BBC has announced its biggest push on education in its history to ensure that every child in the UK has the opportunity to continue to follow the appropriate core parts of the school curriculum – BBC Bitesize will be used to deliver learning commencing 20 April 2020.
The newly expanded education offer will bring 14 weeks of educational programmes and lessons to every household in the country. There will be daily programmes to help guide parents and children through their daily learning with famous faces, teachers and organisations lending their support. BBC Bitesize will deliver daily online lessons, videos, quizzes, podcasts and articles.
Commencing on 20 April, the start of the summer term for most children, BBC Bitesize Daily, as the service will be called will deliver a tailored day of learning across BBC iPlayer, Red Button, BBC Bitesize website and app, BBC Four and BBC Sounds, with curriculum relevant offers across the UK. Together, this comprehensive package is aimed at minimising disruption to children’s education and providing rhythm and routine in these challenging times.
Full article here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2020/coronavirus-education