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Promoting media-based learning to
organisations and practitioners through
local training and networking events,
online res...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Report background
Production of the re...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Report background
Creating knowledge
•...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Report Year 1 - 2011
Policies, trends ...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Key Findings
• Variety of definitions ...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Key Findings
• Media literacy and medi...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Report Year 2 - 2012
Curriculum Design...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Key Findings
• Significant
differences...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Key Findings
Diversity in how media li...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Key Findings
Presence of media literac...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Key Findings
Significant degree of ins...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014 12
Charting Media in the
Curriculum – ...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014 13
Not positive to move away from clas...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Report Year 3 - 2013
Teachers and thei...
This project has been funded with
support from the European Commission23 March 2014
Main conclusion
Getting to know
differ...
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Charting Media and Learning in Europe

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Media-based learning and education for media literacy in 7 European countries

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Charting Media and Learning in Europe

  1. 1. Promoting media-based learning to organisations and practitioners through local training and networking events, online resources and knowledge sharing Charting Media and Learning in Europe Media-based learning and education for media literacy in 7 European countries 1
  2. 2. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Report background Production of the report is a core activity of the MEDEAnet Project supported by the European Commission through the Lifelong Learning Programme 8 Partners in 7 Countries MEDEAnet is promoting media- based learning through local training and networking events, online resources and knowledge sharing. MEDEAnet operational from January 2012 – December 2014
  3. 3. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Report background Creating knowledge • Gathering information from Estonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and regions (Baden- Württemberg, Flanders, Upper Austria) Sharing Knowledge • Publishing information in reports online, presentation at events and distributing summaries and selected texts
  4. 4. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Report Year 1 - 2011 Policies, trends and developments in media literacy and media education Description of key players, initiatives, organisations, policy frameworks and good practices Described at all levels of education Focus
  5. 5. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Key Findings • Variety of definitions used • Common elements in definitions are ability, opportunity, attitude • Responsibility of different stakeholders • Distinction made between media- based learning and education for media literacy • Strong linguistic influences About definitions
  6. 6. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Key Findings • Media literacy and media based learning are fairly new phenomena so measurement still at early stage • Efforts are underway to measure the level of media literacy but improvement is needed • Strong connection between what can be tested and what will be taught About measuring
  7. 7. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Report Year 2 - 2012 Curriculum Design in media literacy and media education Focus Information about organisations involved in curriculum design Description of good practices related to curriculum design
  8. 8. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Key Findings • Significant differences in size and type of initiatives across Europe • Existence of initiatives often depends on degree of school autonomy • Importance and influence of European Commission initiatives like e-twinning on media education and media literacy About scale
  9. 9. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Key Findings Diversity in how media literacy features in policy at all levels Variety of ways to include media literacy and media education in compulsory level curricula: • as feature of an interdisciplinary approach • as specific subject • as compulsory subject • as optional subject • as part of a broader ICT approach About policy
  10. 10. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Key Findings Presence of media literacy in the curriculum is necessary for its actual implementation Success factors: • access to media • suitable working conditions • availability of tools • positive attitude and adequate skills level amongst teachers is a crucial success factor About practice
  11. 11. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Key Findings Significant degree of insecurity about integrating media literacy and media education in their teaching Key recommendation is for there to be more high quality support and training given to teachers About teachers
  12. 12. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 12 Charting Media in the Curriculum – Greece, 2012 Communication on Media Literacy in the Digital Environment (COM 2007:833)  First Media Literacy Expert Group (C, 2009, 6464)  The Guide for audio-visual expression in Primary and Lower Secondary education (2011)  “The Digital School” reform “New Media”, new courses Definitions used for media literacy
  13. 13. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 13 Not positive to move away from classic teaching practices and having a feeling of insecurity ,due to the lack of participation in certain initiatives in today’s school. Developing a group of Digital core qualified teachers as trainers and multipliers and organising workshops, seminars and conferences, participants will be informed and familiarised with innovative ideas, and the integration of media in learning with practical applications linked to the curricula. About Teachers Fighting the difficulties and problems and correcting existing pathogens, shortcomings and bureaucratic delays that inhibit the educational use of technology. Using web 2.0 educational initiatives creatively, having selected them among many that are available. promotion of media in learning “White Paper” Media Department of University of Athens (2012)
  14. 14. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Report Year 3 - 2013 Teachers and their training in production and use of educational media Due to be published in Summer 2014 Will be presented at Media & Learning Conference 2014 Focus
  15. 15. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission23 March 2014 Main conclusion Getting to know different policies and practices in different countries leads to a far better understanding of how media literacy and media education can be enhanced in each of the partner’s own countries. All reports freely available on www.medeanet.eu/report More about MEDEAnet here www.medeanet.eu Contact us for more information info@medeanet.eu About our research

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