“Media literacy based on human rights” is the fifth module series of the Pestalozzi programme. It was preceded by a Think Tank event in late 2007 which sought to identify provisional answers to three key questions:
The report of this think tank provides the basis for the module series which will gather around 35 education professionals from the signatory states of the European Cultural Convention.
Module A will take place on 8-10 October 2008 at the ECML in Graz, Austria, and the working languages are English and French.
Participants come from the signatory states of the European Cultural Convention and there are also a few places for participants from the southern Mediterranean. For details on the required profile of participants and the conditions of participation, please consult the DESCRIPTION of the module series.
The modules series aims at
The module series is not conceived as a “technology” training course i.e. to train participants in the use of new media. It will rather focus on responsible and ethical use of the new media on the basis of human rights.
It will do so by offering training and activities along the following lines
After the first 12 months of collaboration, active members will be called upon to continue working with the CoE by linking the Pestalozzi network of trainers with other CoE programmes.