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Free Internet Safety Information Sessions for parents

The National Parents Council is bringing a series of free Internet Safety Information Sessions specifically designed for parents. Each virtual session will provide information and skills to help parents engage in their children’s online lives and help children be effective, responsible, and safer Internet users. When: Sessions will be taking place online via Zoom from the 9 to the 13 of October of

Count-down to launch of Be Media Smart 2023

MLI will launch Be Media Smart 2023 on October 24 to mark Global Media and Information Literacy Week.


The 34th Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People returns from September 30 to October 31, 2023. 

With over 100 events taking place across Belfast, the Festival programme funded by the Department of Communities through Northern Ireland Screen, offers unmissable film opportunities for young people, families, schools, and young filmmakers.

Calling young film-makers. What’s Your Story?

Trend Micro Ireland’s annual youth video competition ‘What’s Your Story?’ launched on September 26 2023. With thousands of euro in cash prizes to be won, Trend Micro invites young students to answer this question in a two minute video.

Be Media Smart training gets underway

The Be Media Smart Community Training Programme swings into action during October with a small army of community-based volunteers signed up to become Be Media Smart trainers.


Sa Chlár Traenála Pobail ‘Bíodh Tuiscint agat ar na Meáin’, cuirtear acmhainní agus traenáil saor in aisce ‘Bíodh Tuiscint agat ar na Meáin’ ar fáil do cheannairí pobail chun cuidiú le daoine eile ina bpobal. Réamhrá Anois, níos mó ná riamh, tá sé ríthábhachtach go n-úsáideann daoine faisnéis chruinn iontaofa agus cinntí bunaithe ar eolas

Be Media Smart Training and Resources available. Sign up now.

Be Media Smart is an initiative of Media Literacy Ireland (MLI) which encourages people to Stop, Think and Check that the information that they read, see or hear is reliable and accurate. This year, the Stop, Think, Check message will be delivered nationwide across TV, radio, news publications and online during the month of October

EMIL puts spotlight on Algorithm Literacy

EMIL is the EPRA Taskforce on Media and Information Literacy (MIL), for media regulators and other organisations committed to the promotion of MIL in Europe. Created as part of the EPRA network of European media regulators, EMIL aims to foster international cooperation on MIL related topics.