A European congress on media literacy

Bellaria, Italy, 21-24 October 2009

The first European Congress on Media Literacy brought together people in Media Literacy in Belfast in 2004. Euromeduc organised a second congress for further exchange and reflection, addressed to professionals, researchers and other practitioners involved in media education; policy-makers in education and politics; and representatives from the media industry and the European institutions.

The congress provided an opportunity for exchange in order to address the major issues concerning Media Literacy in Europe, at a time when this field is gaining in appreciation. It produced education recommendations and suggestions for action.

The congress followed three recently held seminars (in Paris, Brussels and Faro), the proceedings of which are available on line on this site. The results of the seminars and the Congress have been published. This publication can be obtained from partners (see contact section) or can be downloaded below:

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Media literacy in Europe: controversies, challenges and perspectives

Programme

The Bellaria congress provides a global approach to Media Literacy in Europe, at a time when this field is gaining in appreciation.

The congress programme is the fruit of three seminars recently held as part of the EUROMEDUC project, and reflects present preoccupations regarding Media Literacy. In order to realise its objectives and to be able to produce recommendations, the congress brings together a large number of researchers, professionals and other practitioners involved in Media Literacy; policy-makers in education and politics; as well as representatives from the media industry and the European institutions.

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Speakers

David Buckingham

IoE – London University (United Kingdom)

Patrick Verniers

Média Animation (Belgique)

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Organisators

Média AnimationUniversity of the Algarve
Le ClemiZaffiria

Partners Congress

Evens Foundation  PEGI
European Newspaper Publishers' Association  Media Coach

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