Education for All thru Radio
FIT-ED developed radio-based programs for Math and Science (Phase 1) and organic farming and sustainable agriculture (Phase 2) to provide educational services particularly to those segments of the population who have special needs and/or little or no access to such services through traditional means. As the project proponent, FIT-ED oversaw all project-related activities including network-building, content development, training of trainors and monitoring and evaluation.
Beneficiaries: Piloted in 11 school divisions of DepEd, reaching over 400 elementary schools and 800 teachers with the math and science literacy program “Mga Alaming Pangkalusugan at Pangkabuhayan.” The project was funded by-the Coca-Cola Company and the pilot was implemented in partnership with various radio stations.
Radio Program on Climate Change
With support from the Foundation for the Philippine Environment to produce 16 episodes of a 30-minute radio program on climate change as well as conduct community discussions in selected communities in Palawan and Occidental Mindoro. This project is being implemented in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature – Philippines.
Beneficiaries: 157 fisher folk and community members from 19 coastal barangays in the municipalities of Sablayan, Mindoro Occidental and the municipalities of Quezon and Taytay in Northern Palawan
Radio Program on Community Health
FIT-ED produced 16 episodes of a 30 minute radio program on community health, in Filipino and the Visayan dialect.
Beneficiaries: Used by ZFF in their Community Health Partnership Program with local government units all over the country
Audio Materials on Peace Education
FIT-ED received a grant from the United States Institute of Peace to develop audio-based teaching and learning materials for elementary and high school students to be used in Civics, Social Studies and History subjects in the public basic education curriculum. The project piloted the use of the materials in the classroom in three schools divisions namely Iligan City, Cotabato City and Zamboanga City.
- 15 elementary and secondary schools from 3 schools divisions (Iligan, Zamboanga and Cotabato)
- 30 elementary and high school teachers trained on the use of the materials
- Around 1,500 elementary and high school students (estimate)