UNICEF and IGNOU Comes Together To Introduce Curriculum On Child Rights For Aspiring Journalists

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The UNICEF in collaboration with IGNOU is going to introduce an Open Educational Resources (OER) curriculum on child rights for budding journalists.This joint initiative is a part of the 30 years of the convention on the Rights of the child (CRC) celebration this year.

A workshop was organised which mainly focussed on the topic child rights.It was attended by the academician from over 15 government and private institutes where they discuss about the new course ware and to instill a perspective amongst the journalists.

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“In the discipline of mass communication and journalism,there are only a few institutes that offer courses on media and children.This scenario requires academia as a major stakeholder to initiate a catalytic action to introduce courses on this area,”said Shambhu Nath Singh,School of Journalism,IGNOU.

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“The IGNOU-UNICEF initiated course can be adapted as certificate,executive courses nad a part of current full-time curriculum in media and communication institutes for budding and working journalists,”he added.”

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The course will be introduce in eminent institutes like Jamia Milia Islamia,Delhi University,Lady Sri Ram College,University of Kerala,University of Kolkata,Central University of Jharkhand,University of Tamil Nadu,IIMC,IGNOU,,Amity University,English and Foreign Languages University,Banaras Hindu University,Indraprastha University,JNU,and Central University of Assam.

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Anjali Kumari
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