European Media Literacy Education Study (EMEDUS)

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The starting point of the study are the findings of the most recent research in the field, which will be further build upon. The consortium vaunts a broad knowledge base: it includes all the organisations and experts who have delivered the most significant research at European level on this subject in the last 3 years. In addition to the selected national experts, the United Nations and UNESCO support the Study as associated partners.

In particular, the Study aims to provide a valuable foundation for further action and to facilitate subsequent political processes, by offering the following:
  • A comparative analysis of the inclusion of media education in national curricula across EU27
  • An analysis of media education teachers' resources, skills and competencies and their relevance
  • An insight into informal learning and the media resources available on media education, with additional attention given to minorities
  • An identification of suitable instruments to measure media education skills and levels in schools
  • Policy recommendations to sustain educational policies at national and European level
  • European-wide platforms for effective cooperation in lifelong media education learning

The results will be widely disseminated online and offline, including publications and a final conference.