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22 Apr 2009 - 18 Apr 2021
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Many of our journalism training initiatives involve face-to-face training and distance learning. We build bespoke online training sites, using our unique online learning tool - iLearn. We also work with the World Service and web design agencies in developing countries to build websites and microsites with streaming audio, discussion forums and more to compliment our radio and television programmes.
iLearn: ZigZag magazine, Iran
ZigZagmag.net consists of an audience-focused online space where young Iranian trainees from all over the country can experience the day-to-day activities and interactions of an online newsroom.   Explore
BBC Nazer.com
Named after the most popular character in the 'New Home, New Life' radio programme, the site was launched in April 2007.  Explore
Yourgame2010.com served as a 'training ship' for youth workers learning media skills and radio journalists who attended the UK Sport 'Next Steps' sports for development conference in Namibia in November 2007.   Explore
African Media Development Initiative website
Fostering a stronger media in Africa is an indispensable part of tackling poverty, improving development and enabling Africa to attain its development goals.   Explore
iLearn: Budget monitoring, Nigeria
We are working in partnership with Nigerian non-governmental organisation, Integrity, to train journalists to better report on how their government spends public money, and to mobilise public opinion around government accountability.  Explore
iLearn: Communicating justice
Working in partnership we are training media professionals to raise public awareness, understanding and debate about the mechanisms of 'transitional justice' in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Uganda.   Explore
Piyar Ka Passport websites
Deepening the impact of the initiative and reaching out to the diaspora, dedicated web pages were developed in both Urdu (hosted on the BBC Urdu Service site) and in English (hosted on the BBC World Service Trust site) to accompany the drama and debates.   Explore
iLearn: Media dialogue, Middle East and North Africa
Working in partnership with broadcasters and journalists in the Middle East and North Africa, we supported the institutional development of 14 media partners in the region.   Explore
iLearn: Focus on the environment, India
Eighty three reporters across nine states completed this 10-module course. Modules included 'Reporting the environmen'’, 'Understanding science' and 'Investigative research'.  Explore
iLearn: Improving professional standards in journalism, Bulgaria
iLearn is a key component of this initiative, which has involved supporting the efforts of the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communications at Sofia University to modernise teaching methods and the curriculum, and to create a network of journalism faculties across Bulgaria.  Explore
Taste of life website
Working in partnership with the Cambodian government, Cambodian broadcasters and a range of international and local organisations, we trained a young Cambodian team to produce the country's first soap opera.  Explore
iLearn: Somali journalism training, Somaliland, Somalia and Puntland
Hargeisa University, a key partner, plans to use iLearn courses as a pre-entry requirement for journalists involved in the African Virtual University's graduate programme.  Explore
Haath Se Haath Milaa website
A Haath Se Haath Milaa website was launched to provide updates on the 52 episodes and information on HIV and AIDS. The interactive website allowed users to participate in the Haath Se Haath Milaa contest and give feedback on the programme.  Explore
Development of media skills, Ukraine
This initiative was designed to bring journalism standards in Ukraine closer to those recognised in other EU countries. iLearn modules were used as the basis for courses.  Explore
iLearn: Making waves, Georgia
We worked in partnership with Georgian media professionals and non-governmental organisations to launch two community radio stations to give Georgia's Azeri and Armenian minorities a voice.  Explore
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