Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship for All: the e-Media project experience and results

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Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship for All: the e-Media project experience and results

When: June 28, 2021 from 2pm to 4pm
Country: Belgium
Venue: Online
Website: https://all-digital.org/event…
Event type: conference/summit/congress/assembly
Organized by: VICTORIA SANZ
Latest activity: Jun 2

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In the 21st century, the ever-growing stream of information and channels of information have changed how people socialise. People increasingly use technology to communicate with each other. The digital era and the internet demand a new kind of literacy, where people need to be confident in their use of technology, the internet and social media as well. Essential component of this “new literacy“ is online media, in which children need to be fluent and be able to distinguish fact from fiction.

Here our story begins.  e-Media: Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship for Everyone” project (e-Media) aims to promote education for all by producing educational guidelines related to digital practices which consist of three handbooks. These handbooks are supporting possibilities for a new and innovative way of teaching different subjects at school. The handbooks are devoted to three aspects of digital competence:

1) Educational robotics: to develop computational thinking with hands-on activities

2) Media literacy: to understand the power and the risks of online media.

3) Online expression: to promote wiser use of social media, blogs, web radios and web TVs. (Will be published soon)

The online event will present the tools, activities and best practices, implemented by the project partners in Belgium, Italy, France, Latvia, and Spain.

The conference will also bring together representatives of policy makers and civil society organisations who will discuss the importance of media literacy for teachers and educators in formal and non-formal education,  and the main policies that promote media literacy of educators.

PROGRAMME

14:00 – 14:10 Welcome from ALL DIGITAL

Peter Palvolgyi, CEO, ALL DIGITAL

14:10 – 14:20 Overview of the e-Media project results

Aurélie Gaudin, e-Media Project Coordinator, La Ligue de L’enseignement

14:20 – 15:40   Panel Debate: The importance of Media Literacy for Educators in formal and non-formal education

Moderator: Gabriela Ruseva, Media Literacy Programme Officer, ALL DIGITAL

Q&A

15:40 – 16:00 e-Media partners’ experiences and future perspectives

 Moderator: Aurélie Gaudin,  e-Media Project Coordinator, La Ligue de L’enseignement

Q&A

16:00    Closing of the event

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