An European project to fight sexism amongst teenagers through play and gamification

Fight sexism through play: on the occasion of the mobilizations of 8 march, COSPE launches the new three-years project, “Play for your rights! Innovative media education strategies against sexism and discrimination”. The project aims at fighting sexist hate speech coming from stereotypes and gender discrimination among adolescents through social media education strategies and gamification practices. For young people, play is a powerful tool for learning and change: a way of involving adolescents in addressing complex phenomena with creativity and imagination.

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Teachers, librarians and families: partners around digital media!

The European (Erasmus+) MyAppEduc project aims to bring schools, families and libraries together to promote co-education in digital media for children aged 5 to 12.
To do this, an interactive APP’ is being proposed on an experimental basis and focuses educational activities on the media that can be used by teachers, parents or librarians through the partnership of these 3 actors. Media education resource centres and family centres accompany this field experimentation process.

Le projet européen (Erasmus+) MyAppEduc vise la mise en partenariat des écoles, familles et bibliothèques pour favoriser une co-éducation aux médias numériques des enfants de 5 à 12 ans.
Pour ce faire, une APP’ interactive est proposée en expérimentation et articule des activités éducatives autour des médias qui puissent être utilisées par des enseignants, des parents ou des bibliothécaires à travers la mise en partenariat de ces 3 acteurs. Des centres de ressources en éducation aux médias et centres de familles accompagnent ce processus d’expérimentation sur le terrain.

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IAME Master Class in Brussels on 2 and 3 September 2019

After the summer school in Lucca last year, IAME (International Association for Media Education) will organize its second international meeting on 2 and 3 September 2019 in Brussels in the form of master classes.

IAME is an international association aiming to promote media education at an international level. It provides a space for its members to share and collaborate. The annual IAME event is organized around the core topics in Master Class format. This format is not only supported by a select group of high-level experts, but also offers the opportunity to discover, explore and discuss the core topics in an interactive and dynamic format. During the 2 days there will be the possibility to participate in 2 different master classes. The agenda will also offer the opportunity to discuss and interact with representatives of the European Commission on new initiatives. And of course there will be the opportunity to share projects and initiatives, meet IAME members and identify further developments for the association.

Link to the IAME Website

All learning scenarios available in German!

Six learning scenarios are available

All six learning scenarios developed and tested in the MEET project are now available in English and German on the MEET website and can be downloaded there. A French version of two learning scenarios is also available. Each pdf document provides an overview and a detailed description of the units and sequences of a learning scenario on more than 20 pages.

Hacking Online Hate: Building an Evidence Base for Educators

SELMA (Social and Emotional Learning for Mutual Awareness) is a two-year project co-funded by the European Commission which aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect. The report “Hacking Online Hate: Building an Evidence Base for Educators” synthesises the main research findings of a comprehensive research programme carried out by the SELMA project to achieve a holistic understanding of the online hate speech phenomenon.

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A multimedia collection of tools for teachers – Multimedijska zbirka orodij za učiteljice in učitelje

The MEET project is presented in the Global Learning Newsletter for educators, which The Peace Institute, MEET partner in Slovenia, is preparing within the framework of the Sustainable.Local.Globally. Project (Trajnostno.Lokalno.Globalno.).

V novičniku globalnega učenja za izobraževalce, ki ga pripravljamo v okviru projekta Trajnostno.Lokalno.Globalno., je predstavljen tudi projekt MEET, medijska vzgoja za pravičnost in strpnost. Izdelali smo multimedijsko zbirko orodij za učiteljice in učitelje, ki jim bodo v pomoč pri poučevanju medkulturne in medijske vzgoje (predvsem za srednje šole).

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Theoretische Einführung und Leitlinien auch auf deutsch – Theoretical introduction and guidelines also in German

Die theoretische Einführung und die Leitlinien für inklusives und situiertes Lernen sind jetzt auch auf Deutsch erschienen. Ab sofort stehen auf der MEET-Website 5 Sprachversionen beider Dokumente zur Verfügung.

The theoretical introduction and the guidelines for inclusive and situational learning have now been published in German. From now on, 5 language versions of both documents are available on the MEET website.

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Medienbildung für Toleranz – Media education for tolerance

The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna has created a Societal Impact Platform with the aim of making visible the research processes, the interactions with social actors associated with them, but also the research results. A presentation of the MEET project recently appeared there.

Die Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften der Universität Wien hat eine “Societal Impact Plattform” ins Leben gerufen, mit dem Ziel, die Forschungsprozesse, die damit verknüpften Wechselwirkungen mit gesellschaftlichen AkteurInnen, aber auch die Forschungsergebnisse sichtbar zu machen. Dort erschien kürzlich eine Darstellung des MEET-Projekts.

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