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Minister of Education Launches Television and Radio Education Series (Ministra de Educación Lanza Franja Educativa de Televisión y Radio)

Date Enacted: May 2020
Country: El Salvador

The Minister of Education announced the launch of an educational program “Let’s Learn at Home” broadcast on weekdays “to guarantee educational continuity, at a time when, given the COVID-19 emergency, classes are suspended throughout the country.” The Minister noted other steps being taken including updating the content of the Ministry of Education website, “The Education Continues,” delivering print materials to students without internet access, and training teachers in how to use Google Classroom. Elements of the “Let’s Learn at Home” series include: educational entertainment; spaces to provide socioemotional care to students, instructors, and parents; teleclasses with different subjects taught on each day; and early childhood programs.