Media Labs For Underserved Schools in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Tajikistan
Through the Photojournalism 2.0 Program, schools in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Tajikistan received media tools and resources to encourage 21st Century skills amongst their students. To provide effective training in journalism and photojournalism, iEARN equipped each participating schools with cutting-edge, cross-cultural classroom resources for photography, new media, journalism and civic education. Media labs were installed in schools by iEARN staff which ensured that students had maximum accessibility to the equipment to enhance their learning and skills.
The Photojournalism Program (PJ2.0) is made possible through funding from the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.
To view photos from the Media Lab Installation, please see below:
Tajik Teachers Participate in Photojournalism Workshop
Twenty-nine teachers from seven underserved government schools in Tajikistan participated in a professional development workshop in Dushanbe for the Photojournalism 2.0 Program.
Karachi Teachers Gain Photojournalism Skills
Thirty-five students and teachers from six government schools in Karachi, Pakistan participated in a professional development workshop in New York City for the Photojournalism 2.0 Program.
Bangladesh Teachers Begin New Year with Photojournalism
From January 2nd - 4th, a group of teachers in Bangladesh started of the new year by participating in a two-day workshop in Dhaka at the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Services and The Arts for their first workshop on the Photojournalism 2.0 Program.
Fourteen teachers from 7 governement schools in Bangladesh joined their peers in Pakistan and Tajikistan for the Photojournalism 2.0 Program. The workshop introduced educators to photojournalism, digital storytelling for social change, and global collaboration. Trainers included experienced journalists, experts in digital storytelling, and social change agents.Upon completion of the teacher workshops in each country, the same teachers from all three countries will participate in an online course together this spring.
The Photojournaslim Program (PJ2.0) is made possible through funding from the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. The program focuses on engaging participants in cross-cultural collaboration to help youth develop photojournalism and media skills. See the full photo album below.
Photojournalism 2.0 Images of Social Change Workshop