The 1001 Nights Life Skills Civic Education Program (LSCE) is a multi-platform educational entertainment program that uses cartoons to teach 6 to 12-year old children life skills and civic values, including non-violence, human rights, democracy, gender equality and the rule of law, in formal and informal learning environments. The program is based upon a very popular and award-winning animated television series called 1001 Nights, which airs as commercial entertainment in over 70 countries to a global audience of over 100 million people on premier television networks, including Disney, Cartoon Network, Al Jazeera Children’s Channel and Discovery Kids. In 50 countries, including all those in the MENA, it is one of the three most popular family programs on television, reaching up to 25% of the population when it airs.
Submitted to International Central Institute for Youth and Educational Television (IZI), 2019 By Shalom M. Fisch (President, MediaKidz Research & Consulting)
Submitted to Journal of International Development, 2017 By Robert Jenkins (UNICEF Representative, Jordan) and Lydia Wilson (Research Fellow, Oxford University)
Presented to the International Communication Association, 2018 By Shalom M. Fisch (President, MediaKidz Research & Consulting)
Testimony to U.K. Parliament, 2016 By Aly Jetha (CEO, Big Bad Boo)
Submitted as Independent White Paper By Shalom M. Fisch (President, MediaKidz Research & Consulting)
Submitted to Journal of Interactions: Studies in Communications & Culture, 2013 By Lindsay Hogan (Assistant Professor, Boston College) and Matt Sienkiewicz (Associate Professor, Boston College)