Audio is an important tool for news and information sharing, just like it is in education. People already learn informally with the likes of podcasts to social channels such as ClubHouse.
The rise of giving people access to affordable online learning solutions that don’t allow people to be challenged with having access to strong internet access is key. There are vast amounts of people coming from single device homes to those with low internet streaming capabilities, thus making it hard to always stream video content. Audio helps to make Education more accessible and easier to listen to when on the go.
In 2022 the use of radio is just as powerful as it was 30 years ago for the likes of BBC world service to deliver news and content in parts of the world where TV and the internet are hard to achieve just as the need for radio is growing to deliver education delivered via radio in Africa. It’s affordable, it’s accessible and audio learning can come in many forms, from radio, the social channels chats to podcasts.
Radio (and audio) learning is here to stay