CICERO Learning Network will take part to Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week

The seventh annual global celebration of Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will take place from 24 to 31 October 2019, under the theme “Media and Information Literate Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered”. CICERO Learning Network will take part to MIL together with the Faculty of Educational Sciences and University of Helsinki by organizing an event at Think Corner.

Media and Information Literacy: Current needs, future perspectives
28 October from 9:30 to 12:00
@Think Corner's Think Lounge (2nd floor)

Program of the event

9.30

Welcoming address and opening words: "What the Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week is about? What is “MIL for All”?, Hannele Niemi, Professor, Research Director, UNESCO Chair on Educational Ecosystems for Equity and Quality of Learning, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki

9.40

"The significance of multiliteracy and ICT competences", Heli Ruokamo, Professor, Faculty of Education, Director Media Education Hub, University of Lapland

10.00

"Dynamic Literacy and Multimodal Texts", Sara Sintonen, University Lecturer, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki

10.20

“Promoting Multiliteracy in Education: A Case of Phenomenon-based Learning in an Upper Secondary School”, Marjaana Kangas, University Lecturer, Adjunct professor of playful and game-based learning

10.40

"Fact-checking and digital self-defence", Dr Kari Kivinen, Principal, French-Finnish School, Helsinki

 

break

11.05

Panel discussion with Q&A

"Global Media and Information Literacy in the school in Finland": Views and experiences

Chair: Prof. Hannele Niemi 

Panelists: Prof. Heli Ruokamo,  Dr Sara Sintonen, Dr Marjaana Kangas, Dr Kari Kivinen and students, French-Finnish School, Ilkka Ahola-Luttila, Lecturer, and students, Helsingin Normaalilyseo.

11.50

Closing remarks, Professor Hannele Niemi

12.00

End of the event

Read more about the Global Media and Information Literacy Week led by UNESCO here.