How do Finland, Sweden and the UK tackle media education? And how does that compare to the Netherlands?
Common problems and possible solutions.
How do various European countries tackle media education? Which countries are the leaders, how do they make children media literate, and what can we learn from them?
This report deals with media education in Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.
There were two reasons to select these specific countries:
1. They are similar in many ways. With Denmark, Iceland, Luxembourg and Norway, they form
a cluster of leaders (according to an analysis carried out by EAVI and DTI for the European
Commission in 2011);
2. As regards policy, they complement one another in an interesting way. They tackle comparable
challenges in different ways – based on their own traditions, and sometimes with very striking
methods – leading to best practices that we can learn from.