The sixth annual Global Media and Information Literacy week gets underway this week, from Wednesday 25th October – Wednesday, 1 November. The Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) week is led by UNESCO in cooperation with Global Alliance on Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy, UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural […]
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) have launched their Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy. Their strategy aims to bring together the fields of information literacy and media literacy into a combined set of knowledge, skills and attitudes required for living and working in the 21st century. Media and Information Literacy recognizes
The fifth annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) week will take place from 31 October to 5 November 2016. The theme of the week is Media and Information Literacy: New Paradigms for Intercultural Dialogue, with the main aim being to share the latest research, projects and new ideas from a diverse range of stakeholders. More information on the
Would you benefit from attending the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in October 2016? Good news! The CILIP Information Literacy Group is offering a bursary to cover: the full conference fee £70 accommodation for 3 nights (£210) a flight up to the cost of £250 additional expenses of up to £100 to cover any additional travel and meals
The CILIP Information Literacy Group is offering a bursary to attend the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in October 2016 in Prague. All members of the CILIP IL Group are welcome to apply for the bursary to ECIL 2016, which will be held at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, from 10-13th October 2016. This is the
Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, for her exceptional contribution to advancing the field of information literacy over the past ten years.
Tuesday, September 8th, is International Literacy Day 2015, the aim of which is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. On International Literacy Day each year, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally. The theme of International Literacy
The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has been working hard for the past few years alongside media and information professionals to develop frameworks for media and information literacy (MIL), and they are a fascinating organisation to work with. The CILIP Information Literacy Group and its CoPILOT sub-group were lucky enough to be