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Games Based Learning Event BAME Bursary Winner Review

Thanks to Mobeena Khan for this review of the Games Based Learning Event she attend as a BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) bursary winner. Please note we currently have bursary places for our Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Decolonising: An Information Literacy Perspective Event.  My name is Mobeena Khan and I am an Information Skills Librarian at …

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Helping people find and use good quality, trusted health information

Helping organisations understand the importance of trusted, evidence-based information that people can access and understand has been at the core of my working life. I have been involved with health information for over a decade, working in the private sector, NHS England and now the Patient Information Forum (PIF). It is a great time to …

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PIL Provocation Series: “Information Literacy for Mortals”

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a a valued Champion of the Project Information Literacy (PIL) Provocation Series, I’m delighted to send you a link to our latest essay, “Information Literacy for Mortals,” by Mike Caulfield, a …

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Media Literacy

Launch of new MOOC on MIL and disinformation

Monday, November 15th, 2021 will see the launch of a new, free MOOC – Disinformation Step by Step – that focuses on the topics of Media & Information Literacy and disinformation. Produced by the YouVerify project and funded by European Union, the MOOC is a four-week online course that is divided into six modules: critical …

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Media and Information Literacy Alliance New Website

The Media and Information Literacy Alliance (MILA) is pleased to announce the launch of its brand-new website, at https://mila.org.uk/, where you will find useful information about the Alliance and the rationale underpinning it. In particular, the site incorporates a draft of MILA’s media and information literacy Framework (https://mila.org.uk/news/mila-framework/), whose purpose is to demonstrate what media and …

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UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Curriculum

UNESCO have released the second edition of their Media and Information Literacy Curriculum, Media and information literate citizens: think critically, click wisely! The introduction highlights the fundamental importance of access to reliable information, particularly in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic. This comprehensive curriculum includes 14 modules and guidance on how to use it. It can …

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IFLA Information Literacy & School Libraries Sections Joint Webinars

Join the IFLA Information Literacy and School Libraries Sections for a co-sponsored webinar series on 27 and 28 October! This webinar series explores perspectives on the role of information literacy education in fostering a smooth transition throughout a learner’s formal education journey from pre-Kindergarten to 20 and beyond. They are being offered within the Unesco …

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Webinar on new Media and Information Literacy Alliance

From 24 – 31st October 2021, UNESCO celebrate the 10th Global Media and Information Literacy week. It’s a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate progress achieved towards Media and Information Literacy for All. In the UK, CILIP and the Information Literacy Group have been asking ourselves how might information literacy be better recognised …

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Playful Learning for Information Literacy

SARAH PAVEY,  SEPTEMBER 2021 Teaching information literacy in English schools is a challenge for many school librarians because it is not incorporated as part of the statutory National Curriculum or even a feature in most examination board syllabi. However, we also know information literacy is perceived as an essential set of competencies by employers and …

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Invitation to Tender: Information and Digital Learning Module for library staff

Libraries Connected invites information literacy professionals to submit proposals for training modules in information literacy, as defined by CILIP in 2018:  Information literacy is the ability to think critically and make balanced judgements about any information we find and use. It empowers us as citizens to reach and express informed views and to engage fully with …

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