School On Air

School On Air (SOA) is a free teaching project on satellite television produced in Nigeria for Africa. SOA features teaching of major subjects for the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for 6 hours a day on the free-to-air satellite television station called Calvary TV. It is aimed at helping over one million candidates that fail the exam yearly. The subjects are taken by seasoned professionals between 10:00am and 1:00pm, rebroadcast from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Key subjects include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology Agricultural Science, Economics, Government.

How to Participate

To access the programme, viewers would buy and install the free-to-air dish anywhere and tune to Calvary TV. The broadcast is on Amos 5 Ku Satellite, 17E. It is also available on phones. Assignments are built into SOA for feedback and minimal teacher participation.

For dish and decoder, contact +234-703-184-3135 or send an email to


SOA broadcast on the Calvary TV is for 6 hours a day. The first set of broadcast is from 10:00am to 1:00pm, there is a rebroadcast from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Click here to see the complete schedule.