Working in a research oriented to the media contribute to social understanding and addressing social inclusion are two of the main lines of action of UNESCO- UNAOC MILID UNITWIN according to Jose Manuel Pérez Tornero, director of the Communication and Education Research Group.
The First European Media Literacy Forum will be held on May 27 and 28 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. This conference is co-organized by UNESCO within the frame of the GAPMIL and will bring together experts, teachers, media professionals, industry, audiovisual authorities, researchers, NPOs, and foundations with the aim to relaunch MIL policies at a European level.
This paper identifies the major conceptual approaches in media education intervention, the different perspectives and European Union guidelines, as well as the background, objectives and scope of these proposals
UNESCO experts' meeting previous to the World Summit of Information Societies considers Media and Information Literacy (MIL) as the focal point of the required competences needed to face the 21st century.
Thus, they have informed participants of the first meeting previous to the World Summit of Information Societies that is taking place from Monday, February 25 on at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
The gabinete de Comunicación y Educación has created a group for reflection and debate on Facebook to provide continuity and promote the issues discussed in the context of Congress Media literacy and digital cultures held in Seville on 13 and 14 May.
The group is accessible through the link and presents temathics in the areas of digital and media literacy competences, educational and communicative new environments and languages and media education.
Some of the expositors and participants of the Congress "Media literacy and digital cultures", held in Seville, have begun to work in different actions aimed to maintain reflection, discussion and development of projects in media literacy.