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Evaluating Health-promoting Radio Programs
- A Toolbox for HAFY Radio Stations in Kyrgyzstan
- in Russian (2004) - 3.13 MB
pdf - in
English (2004) - 2.53 MB
Community radio stations can monitor and evaluate their health and social development
programming despite being small, with limited funds. That is the message of an
evaluation and monitoring Toolbox created especially for a UNICEF-supported youth
radio project in Kyrgyzstan.
The ‘Healthy Airwaves for Youth’ project (HAFY) is a health communication
strategy to minimise risk behaviours amongst Kyrgyz youth aged 10–19 years.
HAFY, which was initiated in 2002, aims to increase the level of knowledge and
awareness of the dangers of HIV/AIDS/STI, drug use and reproductive health among
young people in five rural and remote regions of Kyrgyzstan: Batken, Osh, Naryn,
Karabalta and Karakol. The radio stations working within the HAFY network are
directly involving young people as message-makers through community-based participatory
health-promoting radio programming.
For more information contact Marianne Ohlers or Ross
How to do Community Radio
A Primer for Community Radio Operators
Community Radio has a special place in UNESCO’s programs.
The aim of UNESCO’s community radio program is to address
crucial social issues at a community level, such as poverty and
social exclusion, empower marginalized rural groups and catalyze
democratic processes and development efforts.
(in pdf - 417 MB)
How to produce a radio soap for conflict
prevention / resolution? "Comment produire un feuilleton
radio pour la prévention / résolution des conflits?"
"There are plenty of books, manuals and websites on how
to write soaps for social development, for agricultural extension,
or to raise HIV/AIDS awareness. Several of these have been important
in the development of this manual , but until now nothing has
described how to go about producing a radio soap which tackles
violent conflict in a positive way; a radio soap designed to reduce
tensions and to bring people together."
Available in French and English at the Radio
for PeaceBuilding Africa website (requires free registration)
Let a Thousand Voices Speak: A Guide to Youth Radio Programs in
the United States...And Hints for Starting Your Own by
Dean Graber (ed.)
The National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) has published
this book to help youth start their own radio programmes. Based
on stories from youth in radio projects from across the United
States, NFCB has compiled case studies of seven very different,
successful youth in radio projects. Also offered are snapshots
of more than a dozen additional programmes, as well as curriculum
materials for training purposes.
Available as pdf download - click here
Radio enfants - Guide pédagogique
(in French only)
L'Atelier Radio Enfant a rédigé un guide pédagogique
à l'intention des enseignants pour faciliter l'intégration
de cette activité dans le processus scolaire.
Conçue selon le mode de la pédagogie par projet,
la radio enfant-ado s'adresse aux élèves du primaire
et du secondaire. Le projet permet d'intégrer plusieurs
attentes des programmes cadre des écoles élementaires
La radio enfant-ado offre aux élèves un projet concret
et stimulant à réaliser en se faisant eux-mêmes
les animateurs, les chercheurs et les producteurs de leur radio,
avec le support indispensable des enseignants et des parents.
Le projet se réalise à l'école, en classe,
il peut aussi impliquer la participation du service de garde de
l'école ou s'intégrer à une activité
pdf - 92 KB (2004)
The Radio Manifesto sets out what young people want and what they
really need from radio. Children's & youth radio groups in
many different parts of the world have taken part in discussion
workshops since 2001 to prepare their own contributions to the
document. Their wishes for appropriate programming on the radio
are presented in the form of a Declaration, with four following
sections on Participation, Children's Rights, Traditional Culture
& Entertainment, and Education.
The process of contributing to the Radio Manifesto remains open
for other children's & youth radio groups. The World
Radio Forum website offers notes for structuring discussion
workshops, which enable young people to develop their thoughts
on the issues. If you would like your youth group to contribute
to the Manifesto, contact WRF Director Sarah
Shout Out! - A Kid's Guide to Recording
A TRANSOM TOOL by Katie Davis with the Urban Rangers &
Neighborhood Stories & Art by Aniekan Udofia
Collecting stories is easier than you think. Find a park bench
or front porch. Invite your grandmother, your friend, or coach
to join you. And listen.
That's the key. In the listening, you will hear stories that people
often keep to themselves - that we don't slow down enough to hear.
These stories can be truer and more important than many things
we hear on radio, see on TV or read in the newspaper.
This booklet will help you gather those stories. It is an introduction
to spoken history. The stories you gather may be from your family,
your neighbors or your coaches- everyone has a story to tell.
TO THE DOWNLOAD PAGE ON www.transom.org
Teen Reporter Handbook
"Interviewing ordinary people—those who live in your
neighborhood, older members of your family—is terribly exciting
and rewarding. With a tape recorder and microphone, young interviewers
are able to capture the unofficial, unrecorded history of our
daily lives. This Teen Reporter Handbook is a wonderful guide
to doing that work." - Studs Terkel
DOWNLOAD (620 KB)
Youth Radio for Peacebuilding - A guide
Radio for Peacebuilding, Africa (RFPA) is glad to inform you that
the guidebook "Youth Radio for Peacebuilding - a guide"
is now available.
Youth radio is a tool with tremendous power to build peace. Just
as youth are deeply involved in conflict, so too they have the
possibility to play a role in building peace. Radio has the potential
to harness the creativity of young people. This guidebook has
been written with such young people in mind. It is designed to
help them and those who work with them design and produce entertaining
radio programmes which help construct a peaceful future.
The basis of this guide was developed in September 2005 at a workshop
in Ghana bringing together presenters and producers from 12 sub-Saharan
African countries who explored the skills necessary to make youth
programmes which engage the audience and have a positive rather
than negative impact, helping resolve rather than inflame conflict.
The principles below include new ways of seeing their roles, new
perspectives on conflict, and new objectives and techniques for
presenting their programmes.
Download in French or English here.