Edutaining Our Children

Dania Sheta, The American University in Cairo

Description or Abstract

An audio documentary on edutainment, education and entertainment combined, featuring three different perspectives from Yasmeen Nasser, a brand manager at Kidzania Cairo; Jaime Mendoza, a psychology professor at AUC; and Leila Waleed, a 10 year-old participant of edutainment. This audio documentary provides a different outlook on the new notion of edutainment. It features different opinions from experts, both for and against, as well as children. Tune in for more information on the Mexican entity, Kidzania, that is giving children the opportunity to learn what the real world is like, while also having fun.