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Event report: UNESCO Launch of the Global Standards on Media and Information Literacy Curricula Development Guidelines

Sarah Pavey, Schools Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, reports on a recent UNESCO webinar to launch the Global Standards on Media and Information Literacy Curricula Development Guidelines. On 11th November 2021 I attended a webinar offered by UNESCO as part of their Media & Information Literacy Week. This was to celebrate the publication …

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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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Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2020

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2020

The eighth annual global celebration of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will take place from 24 to 31 October 2020, under the theme “Resisting Disinfodemic: Media and Information Literacy for everyone and, by everyone”. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Global MIL Week 2020 feature events will be fully online. To get involved and …

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Media Literacy versus Fake News: a Bournemouth University Workshop

Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has kindly provided an excellent report on a recent Bournemouth University workshop in relation to fake news and critical thinking. On Saturday 16th March several members of the Information Literacy Group committee attended a workshop at the Olympic Park in London organised by Bournemouth University’s Centre for Excellence in …

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CILIP ILG events for UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018

As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018, CILIP ILG is coordinating three events with Library and Information departments at three UK universities. With events taking place in London, Manchester and Aberdeen, join us for networking, lively discussions of the new CILIP Information Literacy definition and a range of talks, highlighting emerging …

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