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Media literacy program and material for adult educators

The program is addressed to adult educators working with different groups of adult learners who are also parents and grandparents. Adult educators will help learners to become mediators for their children in dealing with contemporary issues found in the media and outside world. The innovation of the programe is that it connects parental education with media and digital literacy. 

The program is based on Critical Thinking, Inquiry Based methodologies. Adult educators will find here a full program description and clear presentation of themes and subthemes, proposed training tips, adaptation recommendations for special target groups, assessment tools, teaching-learning materials. The main themes: Moral Dilemmas in the Contemporary World, Informed Decisions, Misinformation & Disinformation, Safety & Privacy. Each theme is supplemented with the additional part dedicated to the remote teaching-learning.

About the project

This publication has been developed by the strategic partnership in project APRICOT - Attentive parental education for wise being and co-being in changing times (No. 2019-1-LT01-KA204-060481).

The project APRICOT brought together 4 partner institutions from four countries: Šiuolaikinių didaktikų centras, project coordinator (Lithuania); Apricot Training Management Ltd. (UK), ItF Institut Kassel e.V. – Frauencomputerschule (Germany), Planeta Ciencias (Spain).

The APRICOT project aimed to support teachers, who want and need to improve their professional competences working with diverse audience of parents (grandparents) in order to deliver high quality media literacy programs; parents (and grandparents) in helping them to contribute to their children safe, meaningful and wise use of media tools (including digital), as well as developing critical thinking attitudes and habits.

2019-2022 the consortium produced the following results:

Detailed Project information is available at https://apricot4parents.org/

The European Commission's support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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Media literacy program and material for adult educators.
Resource author
Hilary Hale, Beate Hedrich, Betül Sahin, Alejandra Goded, Anca Dudau, Daiva Penkauskienė
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