Education channel begins airing on Wednesday


PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry will introduce a special terrestrial Education TV channel known as DidikTV KPM starting on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will launch the Education TV channel at 8am on the first day of its broadcast.

In a statement yesterday, the ministry said DidikTV KPM can be viewed via channel 107 on MYTV, 147 on Astro and ntv7 on TV Unifi from 7am until midnight every day.

It said for the Integrated Digital TV (iDTV) set which uses an antenna, the search of the KPM DidikTV channel can be done through automatic tuning.

The ministry said setting up the special channel was its effort to increase access to quality education for students nationwide.

It said the channel would air specially designed programmes based on the ministry’s curriculum and co-curriculum, aside from news on education, edutainment programmes, student-generated content as well as relevant international programmes.

The ministry said DidikTV KPM channel was a platform for empowering the culture of knowledge, nurturing good values and creating an informed society.

In addition to DidikTV KPM channel, the ministry also provided an 11-hour educational TV programme on TV Okey RTM, Tutor TV Astro and DidikTV@ntv7, it said. — Bernama

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