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
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
”The significance of multiliteracy and ICT competences”, Heli Ruokamo, Professor, Faculty of Education, Director Media Education Hub, University of Lapland
”Dynamic Literacy and Multimodal Texts”, Sara Sintonen, University Lecturer, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki
“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
”Fact-checking and digital self-defence”, Dr Kari Kivinen, Principal, French-Finnish School, Helsinki
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.
Closing remarks, Professor Hannele Niemi
End of the event