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Webinar on Media Literacy in Europe: Ireland

Webinar on Media Literacy in Europe: Ireland


14 April 2021    
14:00 - 15:00


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This webinar is one in a series of monthly webinars organised by the Media & Learning Association (MLA) and Nordicom which aims to support the growing number of organisations and individuals keen to help young people become more media literate.


Introduction to Media Literacy in Ireland. During this part of the webinar, we plan to provide an overview of the status of Media Literacy in Ireland, describe the relevant policy framework and the extent to which media literacy is supported and promoted in an educational context.

Media Literacy practices and experiences in Ireland. During this part we plan to introduce you to several media literacy projects and initiatives taking place in Ireland.
News and updates on media literacy across Europe. Each month we plan to bring you a round-up of news and information about media literacy activities in different countries including new developments, initiatives and research findings.

The programme will include contributions from Stephanie Comey of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), Jane McGarrigle of Webwise Ireland and Lisa Buckley of Newsbrands Ireland.

Moderators and hosts: Maarit Jaakkola, Nordicom and Sally Reynolds, Media & learning Association.

These webinars are open to anyone interested in the topic of media literacy including researchers, practitioners and policy makers.