The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa ICT in Education Prize recognizes innovative approaches in leveraging new technologies to expand educational opportunities by enabling access to quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all, in line with the Education 2030 agenda and Sustainable Development Goal 4. Click here to learn more.
Conferences and Calls for Papers
Media Literacy Week is an annual event that takes place every November. Co-led by MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, the week puts a spotlight on the importance of digital and media literacy as key components in the education of children and young people. October 2018: Deadline for submission Click here to read more.
Call for papers — UNESCO, UNAOC, the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) University Network, the UNESCO-initiated Global Alliance for Partnership on MIL (GAPMIL) in partnership with local hosts Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania) and University of Latvia (Latvia) invite representatives of MIL community and stakeholders to submit academic or research papers for the […]
A six-day institute focusing on how literacy is changing as a result of emerging media and technologies. The Institute considers the implications of this cultural and technological shift for teaching and learning. To read more, click here.
Young people from around the world are invited to submit original and creative videos focusing on the PLURAL+ themes of migration, diversity, social inclusion and the prevention of xenophobia. Deadline: 3 June 2018 Click here to learn more.
This is the third edition of this conference, which is held annually as a special session alongside WPFD. It brings together researchers from different disciplines working on aspects of the safety of journalists, and offers a possibility to connect with policy makers and media practitioners. To read more, click here.
More than half of all universities across Europe have integrated video into their services. Using video results in increased satisfaction of students with their learning experience and 4 out of 5 students believe it increases their achievements. Everyone in the higher education sector is aware of the impact moving images have on a student population […]
This public consultation will help assess the effectiveness of current actions by market players and other stakeholders, the need for scaling them up and introducing new actions to address different types of fake news. Click here to read more.
Call for proposals/abstracts:October 1, 2017- November 4, 2017. Notification of acceptance: December 1, 2017. Strand 1: Media Literacy: Past, Present, and Future: Papers/Presentations in this strand will explore the growth of media literacy through a current and/or historical lens in all facets–academia, education, non-profits– looking to understand the foundations of the field, and what they […]
PLURAL+ 2017 the youth video festival on migration, diversity, social inclusion and prevention of xenophobia will celebrate 27 award-winning videos of the 320 entries received from all around the world. Awards ceremony at United Nations Headquarters, New York: November 9, 6:30-8:30 pm. Followed by a reception. Panel discussions at the Paley Center for Media: November […]