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Learning Radio Station

A shortwave radio station dedicated to learning - different timeslots are dedicated to different grades. With songs, lessons, stories that kids can learn from in remote locations.

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A 24 hour radio station dedicated to learning. We could have sing-alongs, recorded classes, podcast lectures. The kids can tune in anytime. Each hour is dedicated to a specific age-group, from kindergarten to adult

Who would implement this?

  • A local entrepreneur or small organization
  • A globally-based social entrepreneur
  • NGOs and Foundations


Free education beamed en-masse to anyone who can receive it. The content can be donated from schools or volunteers.

Distribution & Delivery

Perhaps some of the class projects could involve creating programming for the radio station - kids teaching other kids.

Local Need. Enterprising Schools has identified key areas of need for Affordable Private Schools. What local learning need(s) does this concept address?

  • English language learning (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Math learning

Evaluation results

5 evaluations so far

1. What sort of potential do you think this concept has to be a sustainable business?

Very high potential - 40%

it's good but it needs a lot of work before going much further - 60%

it's got too many open questions right now to say either way - 0%

2. How well do you feel it meets the local needs enterprising schools has identified? (English language, Math, Libraries, Technology, Professional Development)

It fulfills really well on the need its chosen to serve - 50%

It will help, but other solutions might serve the needs better - 50%

It doesn’t really address any of the needs that Enterprising Schools identified. - 0%


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