MEET schools in Germany, Italy and Slovenia

MEET Partners in cooperation with their respective Associated Partners at national level have identified six secondary public schools where the participatory action research will take place between May 2017 and June 2018. Indeed, starting from the next month MEET researchers and teachers will start to co-design media education materials addressing young citizens at the Ernst-Reuter-Schule (Ludwigshafen, DE), BBS Technik 1 (Ludwigshafen, DE), Istituto Gramsci – Keynes (Prato, IT), Istituto Marconi (Prato, IT), Dvojezična srednja šola/Kétnyelvű Középiskola (Lendava, SL) and Srednja šola tehniških strok Šiška (Ljubljana, SL).

Renee Hobbs’ speech at UNHQ

„Media and Information Literacy (MIL) are formal and informal pedagogical practices  that aim at developing critical thinking skills applied to media messages. Rather than  censoring media that is potentially harmful, MIL invests in a long-term strategy that  aims to promote the development of discerning critical thinking skills in individuals.“ (UNAOC about „Media and Information Literacy: Educational Strategies for the Prevention of Violent Extremism“) Continue reading “Renee Hobbs’ speech at UNHQ”

“mittendrin” – a project of

“mittendrin” (“right in the middle of it”) is a workshop offer for schools in the sense of the radicalization prevention on topics such as politics and religion, diversity acceptance, democratic cohabitation. With media-based methods and joint media production, is approaching current topics in workshops where the media play a major role: the value and benefits of democracy, life in diversity, dealing with prejudice and discrimination, current extremist tendencies and young people on the way to radicalization. Continue reading ““mittendrin” – a project of”

How to adapt media literacy activities to young people at risk of social exclusion?

In March 2017, the University of Florence (IT), the Peace Institute (SI) and (GE) gathered in Ljubljana (Slovenia) to think on how to adapt the media literacy activities of the e-Engagement Against Violence project to young people at risk of social exclusion. Continue reading “How to adapt media literacy activities to young people at risk of social exclusion?”

Das Projekt MEET wird gestartet!

MEET ist ein neues europäisches Projekt und zielt auf die Förderung der sozialen Eingliederung für junge Menschen im interkulturellen Kontext durch Medienbildung. Es wird durch das ERASMUS+ Programm (2016-1018) der Europäischen Kommission kofinanziert und wird von der Universität Florenz (Italien) mit vier europäischen Organisationen geleitet: die Universität Wien (Österreich), Média Animation ASBL (Belgien), Mirovni Institut (Slowenien) und (Deutschland).

Das gesamte Team ist bereit, die Herausforderungen der MEET: Media Education for Equity and Tolerance.

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Le projet MEET est lancé!

MEET est un nouveau projet européen visant à soutenir l’insertion sociale des jeunes dans un contexte interculturel grâce à l’éducation aux médias. Il est cofinancé par le programme Erasmus + (2016-18) de l’Union européenne et dirigé par l’Université de Florence (Italie) avec quatre organisations européennes: l’Université de Vienne (Autriche), Média Animation ASBL (Belgique), Mirovni Institut (Slovénie) et (Allemagne).

Toute l’équipe est prête à relever les défis de MEET : Media Education for Equity and Tolerance.

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The MEET project is launched!

MEET is a new European project aiming at supporting social inclusion for young people in inter-cultural context thanks to media education. It is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme (2016-18) of the European Union and leaded by the University of Florence (Italy) with four European organisations: the University of Vienna (Austria), Média Animation ASBL (Belgique), the Peace Institute (SIovenia) and (Germany).

The whole team is ready to take up the challenges of MEET: Media Education for Equity and Tolerance.

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