UCA Offers Science Journalism Course
The US Embassy in Kazakhstan and the University of Central Asia's School of Professional and Continuing Education are launching a Science Journalism course.
The course is aimed at providing journalists enhanced knowledge in the sciences as well as improving their English writing skills. It will help journalists interpret and write about scientific articles in an interesting and comprehensible way.
The course is open to full-time and freelance journalists currently working in the Kazakh media. As part of the course, journalists can also participate in a competition for small grants (up to $ 500) to create video/audio on scientific topics.
The online course is going to be conducted once a week on weekends and will last three months.
Applications are accepted until October 16, 2020. The course begins on November 1, 2020.