• Short Summary

    AN EXHIBITION DEMONSTRATING THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE SCHOLARS OF SENEGAL OPENED ITS DOOR ON FRIDAY IN THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRY AT DAKAR.

  • Description

    AN EXHIBITION DEMONSTRATING THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE SCHOLARS OF SENEGAL OPENED ITS DOOR ON FRIDAY IN THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRY AT DAKAR. THE INAUGURAL CEREMONY WAS PERFORMED BY MR. AMADOU MAHTAR M'BOW, SENEGALESE MINISTER OF EDUCATION.

    THE EXHIBITION DEALS NOT ONLY WITH THE MANY FACETS OF CHILDREN'S ARTS AND CRAFT, BUT ALSO WITH THE VARIOUS AUDIO-VISUAL AIDS IN THE COURSE OF BEING INTRODUCED TO SENEGALESE SCHOOLS.

    AROUND THE EXHIBITION SIDES ARE ABOUT 800 TRANSPARENCIES ILLUSTRATING MANY REGIONS OF SENEGAL. ANOTHER DISPLAY SUGGESTS SUCH ADVANCES AS A TRANSISTORISED RECEIVER FOR EACH CLASSROOM ON WHICH STUDENTS COULD LISTEN TO SCHOOLS' BROADCASTS, DEMONSTRATES A SLIDE PROJECTOR, AND VARIOUS OTHER AUDIO-VISUAL AIDS. EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION IS ALSO FEATURED ON A DEMONSTRATION STAND.

    WORK FROM THE JUNIOR KENNEDY SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY IS ON DISPLAY.

    ONE PROJECT BY THE KENNEDY SCHOOL, RETRACES THE EVOLUTION OF SENEGALESE COSTUME FROM ITS BEGINNINGS TO THE MODERN REINTRODUCTION OF THE SHORT 'BOU BOU', NOW EVEN POPULAR IN WESTERN COUNTRIES. PRIMARY SCHOOLS TAKE PRIDE OF PLACE WHERE THEIR MODELLING PROJECTS, PAINTING, MONTAGE, AND VARIOUS OTHER ARTISTS PURSUITS.

    CANTEEN EQUIPMENT INTRODUCES THE VISITORS TO THE INAUGURATION OF A NEW MEALS SERVICE IN THE RURAL AREAS. ANOTHER STALL IS RESERVED TO ILLUSTRATE A MEANS OF TEACHING FRENCH MORE RAPIDLY BY THE USE OF CONVERSATION AND PLAYLETS.

    SENEGAL'S SCHOOL WEEK COINCIDES WITH THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF SENEGAL'S FIRST SCHOOL - BY JEAN DARD IN 1817.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA642Y25BU41Q7GV2ZT5DOPBGR4
    Media URN:
    VLVA642Y25BU41Q7GV2ZT5DOPBGR4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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