Are you between 15 and 25? Are you interested in media and information literacy (MIL)? Do you wish to become a critical citizen and agent of change?
Register now for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) free online course on media and information literacy (MIL), in partnership with Athabasca University and in cooperation with the UNESCO-UNAOC University Network on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue.
The course is designed to enable youth to:
- Understand why media and other information providers are important to development and democratic societies;
- Recognise a need for information and to locate, access, organise and carefully evaluate information and the content of media and other information providers;
- Use and share information based on moral principles or accepted standards of social behaviour – inlight of opportunities and potential risks;
- Interact with media and other information providers to freely express themselves, share their culture and learn about other cultures, promote gender equality, and participate in democratic and development activities.
Application must be completed by 20 April 2015! Click here to apply
There are no associated fees to participants who wish to do this course.