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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A Films Ouverts – Film Festival Against Racism and for interculturalism in Belgium

A Films Ouverts (meaning Open Films in French) is a Film Festival aiming to open the debate on racism issues and interculturalism. The particularity of this festival lies in its media education approach that encourages participants to take a critical distances towards the images of the Other shown in movies.

A Films Ouverts est un festival du film ayant pour objectif d’ouvrir le débat sur les questions relatives au racisme et à l’interculturalisme. La particularité de ce festival réside dans son approche d’éducation aux médias qui encourage les participants à prendre des distances critiques par rapport aux images de l’Autre présentées dans les films.

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The European Media Literacy Week / La Semaine européenne de l’éducation aux médias

The European Media Literacy Week is a new initiative by the European Commission to underline the societal importance of media literacy and promote media literacy initiatives and projects across the EU. From 18 to 22 March 2019, various events around the topic of media literacy will take place in Brussels and in Member States.
La Semaine européenne de l’éducation aux médias est une nouvelle initiative de la Commission européenne visant à souligner l’importance de l’éducation des médias pour la société et à promouvoir les initiatives et projets d’éducation aux médias dans l’ensemble de l’UE. Du 18 au 22 mars 2019, divers événements portant sur l’éducation aux médias auront lieu à Bruxelles et dans les États membres.

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The MEET Policy Recommendations

Taking into account the results of the practical testing of MEET learning scenarios, the expertise of the associated partners in all five countries and the feedback and recommendations of the international experts on media literacy and anti-discrimination at a round table in Brussels during the final MEET conference, the MEET partners developed the following recommendations.

Tenant compte des résultats de l’expérimentation pratique des scénarios d’apprentissage MEET, de l’expertise des partenaires associés dans les cinq pays et des réactions et recommandations des experts internationaux sur l’éducation aux médias et la lutte contre la discrimination lors d’une table ronde organisée à Bruxelles pendant la conférence finale MEET, les partenaires MEET ont formulé les recommandations suivantes.

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