On 12 November 2020, the final webinar was held to discuss the ways and opportunities to improve the level of media and information literacy of teachers in CIS countries. The webinar was organized as part of the joint project initiated by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education and the UNESCO Information for All Programme with the participation of the Eurasian Association of Pedagogical Universities and the UNESCO Chair of Media and Information Literacy and Media Education of Citizens of the Moscow State Pedagogical University (MSPU).
During the webinar, the participants discussed the relevance of media and information literacy (MIL) for teachers, as well as learned about the experience of improving the level of MIL of practicing teachers. The webinar was moderated by Ms. Elena Muryukina, Analyst of the UNESCO Chair of Media and Information Literacy and Media Education of Citizens of MSPU. The following presentations were made at the webinar:
- Activities of the National Coordination Center of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network in the Russian Federation on the development of media and information literacy skills among teachers
Ms. Natalya Larionova, Executive Director of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network in the Russian Federation; Ms. Elena Aleksandrova, Executive Director of the UNESCO-Kazan Center (Russia)
- “Class” chat: how to improve media and information literacy of users
Mr. Artur Vorontsov, Social teacher at Gymnasium No.30 of Minsk named after the hero of the Soviet Union B.S. Okrestin, postgraduate student at Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank (Belarus)
- MIL development of adolescents through involvement in project activities or Digital aborigines in the media world: looking for an island of security
Ms. Yulia Emelyanova, Teacher of English at Secondary School No.5 in Kolpashevo, Tomsk Region (Russia)
- Media literacy is a long way to school
Ms. Nune Sargsyan, Director of Center for Media Initiatives (Armenia)
- Convergent lesson as one of the forms of media and information education in teaching schoolchildren
Ms. Elena Lvova, Director of School named after V.V. Mayakovsky in Moscow (Russia)
- Impact of media technologies on improving the quality of education in resilient schools
Ms. Maria Shabelnik, Media educator and postgraduate student at the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology of Education of Tomsk State Pedagogical University (Russia)
- School media studio with Movavi
Mr. Pavel Okonechnikov, Senior specialist for work with educational organizations, Movavi, Novosibirsk (Russia)
The webinar was broadcasted on the pages “Media and Information Literacy” and “UNESCO Chair of Media and Information Literacy and Media Education of Citizens” on Facebook and the UNESCO IITE YouTube channel. The event brought together over a thousand of participants.
The webinar recording is available on the UNESCO IITE YouTube channel.