Training

Next year Thai PBS is coming up with a new channel for children and family programmes.  The organisation has taken up many new projects to increase the production of children’s programmes for the new channel. Thus an AIBD/NRK/ Thai PBS workshop on ‘Children TV Programmes was organised from 23 to 27 February in Bangkok to develop six of these projects.

Technological developments are impacting the media organisations in many ways.  New delivery platforms, new media products & services and enhanced audience expectations are posing challenges for the broadcast organisations.  Well-equipped and trained human resources in the broadcasting field are valuable assets for the organisations to meet these challenges.

From 27 to 31 October 2014, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) hosted an in-country workshop on Children's TV Programme in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

AIBD/TVRI in-country consultation on Social and Emerging Media for Broadcast Management was held from 25 - 27 November 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Sub-Regional Workshop on TV Post Production and Graphics organised by AIBD in collaboration with Prasar Bharati and National Academy for Broadcasting and Multimedia (NABM) was held in New Delhi, India from 17 - 21 December 2014.

The Regional Workshop on Capacity Building for Safety of Journalists In Central Asian Republics organised by AIBD and the International Programme for Development of Communication (IPDC) and the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 13-15 October 2014.

From 2 to 5 September 2014 the Institut Penyiaran dan Penerangan Tun Abdul Razak (IPPTAR), along with AIBD and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) organized a Regional Workshop on Children’s TV Programmes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The In-Country Seminar on Broadcast Management organised by AIBD in collaboration with Telekom Malaysia (TM) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 19 August 2014. The seminar was designed specifically for TM staff from sales, marketing, technical, customer care centre, officers and managers. The seminar aims to bring understanding the broadcast industry, especially to get a feel of developments concerning technology, business and regulation.

The In-Country workshop on Digital Video Broadcasting - Terrestrial (DVB T2) organised by AIBD in collaboration with Prasar Bharati and STI (T) was held in New Delhi, India from 4 to 8 August 2014. The workshop was designed specifically for broadcast engineers/technicians associated with planning, implementation, operation and maintenance of digital television broadcasting. The workshop also covered various techniques and parameters of DVB-T2.

Critical issues of law affecting broadcasters and other media professionals were the subject of a 3-day regional workshop organised by AIBD in Kuala Lumpur between 16-18 July 2014.  The event, supported by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), attracted close to 20 participants representing 7 countries in South and South-east Asia.