Mediawijs (imec vzw)

Description:Mediawijs, the Flemish Knowledge Centre for Media Literacy, started in January 2013 on initiative of the Flemish Government and in collaboration with iMinds Media. Mediawijs wants to make all citizens today and tomorrow able to consciously, critically and actively move themselves in a mediatized society. It plays a coordinating and inspiring role within the media literacy field. The aim of Mediawijs is to strengthen the media literacy initiatives, by bringing together partners in the working field, the private and public sector in consultation and collaboration courses. It plays an active role in vision and policy development with and for the sector. Through knowledge and practice development, it contributes to innovation on the level of content, project phrasing and –operations. Mediawijs strives towards this aim by: (1) Consultation and coordination, (2) Innovation and synergy, (3) Practice and methods, (4) Knowledge development and –sharing (5) Vision and policy development
Main projects and publications:
an intensive training about all aspects of media literacy for professionals (schools, librarians, youth workers) (Mediacoach)
a website with advice, tips and tricks for parents about media education (MediaNest)
a campaign about hate speech (Nohate)
a project about news media in schools (Nieuws-in-deklas)
Title Owner Stage Assigned to Deadline

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