Media, Information and Digital Literacy Organisations in Europe

We are compiling a list of media, information and digital literacy-related organisations throughhout Europe. Click the + buttons to see organisations listed by country. This is by no means a comprehensive list (yet), however if you would like to add your organisation, append your organisation’s information or you have any suggestions to add then please get in touch with us at eavi@eavi.eu.

logo_gapmil_height110pixGAPMIL – Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy

“The Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) is a groundbreaking effort to promote international cooperation to ensure that all citizens have access to media and information competencies. Yet, organizations from over eighty countries have agreed to join forces and stand together for change.This pioneering initiative was launched during the Global Forum for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) which took place from 26 to 28 June 2013.”


euro-media-lit-charter-logoEuropean Charter for Media Literacy

“The aims of the Charter are;

  • to foster greater clarity and wider consensus in Europe on media literacy and media education;
  • to raise the public profile of media literacy and media education in each European nation, and in Europe as a whole.
  • to encourage the development of a permanent and voluntary network of media educators in Europe, bound together by their common aims, and enabled by their institutional commitment.”
WerdeDigitalWerdeDigital_logo

WerdeDigital.at bundles all information on digital media literacy.

WerdeDigital.at to impart knowledge, people qualify and make all learning opportunities in Austria visible at a glance.


evens-foundation-logo2Evens Foundation “The Evens Foundation is a public benefit foundation based in Antwerp, Belgium and with offices in Paris and Warsaw. The Evens Foundation initiates and supports sustainable projects, and awards biennial prizes, that contribute to the progress and strengthening of Europe based on cultural and social diversity. The Evens Foundation initiates, develops and supports projects that encourage citizens and nations to live together harmoniously in a diverse Europe in the world. It promotes respect for diversity, both individual and collective, and works to strengthen people’s physical, psychological and moral integrity.”


logo_imindsiMinds

“We drive digital innovation for society and economy, through strategic and applied research on key digital technologies.”


european-schoolnetEuropean Schoolnet

“European Schoolnet is the network of 30 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. As a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to bring innovation in teaching and learning to our key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers, and industry partners.”

 

 


media-animation-belgiumMedia Animation

“L’éducation aux médias est au coeur du projet de Média Animation. C’est avant tout un projet “politique ” et un enjeu de citoyenneté active et responsable : faire des citoyens de véritables acteurs de la vie culturelle, de la démocratie et de la vie sociale dans une société de la communication médiatisée.”

 

 


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Safenet

The Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre works for the protection and empowerment of children and young people on the Internet by awareness raising, training, consultations and acting on reports from the public about online sexual abuse and exploitation of minors. By increasing digital literacy among children and youth we have been promoting the positive, safe and responsible use of Internet and information and communication technologies since 2005.


Medijskapismenostmedijskapismenost-Media Literacy

Created to support parents, guardians and teachers in raising their own media literacy and media skills and knowledge to teach and inform children.

 


logo-ICFFCYICFFCY 

An association for media literacy and media education in cyprus. ICFFCY has proven its commitment to the media arts in Cyprus, promoting strategies for conflict resolution, intercultural dialogue, respect of human rights and peace by implementing media education through various projects and activities.

 


Cyprus Community Media Centrecyprus-community-media-centre

Established in 2009, the Cyprus Community Media Centre (CCMC) works to empower civil society organisations and community groups with the tools to communicate their message to a wider audience. Through training and dedicated production support, equipment loan and access to a state-of-the-art production studio, CCMC promotes the benefits of community-based media by giving people the skills to be in control of their own messages. We believe that through our work we can be an example of best practice, aiding the establishment of a vibrant community media sector in Cyprus.

Centre for Media Pedagogy – Lapland

The Centre for Media Pedagogy in Lapland offers a Masters course in Media Education

logo-mediaeducationMedia Education, Fr

Created after the attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris in 2015, The MediaEducation.fr platform brings together actors, initiatives, places and practices dedicated to media education.

  • Tell everything that happens in education to information and freedom of expression;
  • Promote the numerous initiatives in France to young people in all possible frameworks and environments – school time and outside school time;
  • Facilitate exchanges between actors on their experiences and practices, challenges, solutions and innovations implemented;
  • Facilitate field operations by linking between journalists and educators as well as the availability of resources and teaching materials;
  • Linking the world of education and the world of information professionals.

Translit.frlogo-translit

Translit is a project mapping media literacy provision in the 28 EU member states. A report is available for each country examining the situation in both formal and informal education, in relation to regulation and co-regulation, for all ages and settings.

Zaffiria zaffiria-header

“Zaffiria is a centre based in Bellaria Igea Marina in Italy. It is engaged in offering and developing media education in schools and extraschools. Our aim is to promote media education and children’s rights, the social participation of children through the creative use of media and art education.
On a European level the Centre has worked in partnership with several european projects. Zaffiria organises a national conference Medi@tando every two years, bringing together professors, researchers and educators in the field of media education from all over Italy. The Bellaria Charter emerged from Medi@tando 2002, considered to be the first Charter defining a set of values for media education professionals proposing definitions and objectives for media education.
We collaborate with CORECOM of the Region of Emilia-Romagna in the protection of minors and with public institutions in different regions to promote media education.”

National Electronic Media Council NEPLP-electronic-media-latvia

“The National Electronic Mass Media Council is an independent, autonomous institution enjoying full rights, which, within its competence, shall represent the interests of the public in the field of electronic mass media and supervise the latter so that in their operations they observe the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia, this Law and other regulatory enactments.”


National Audiovisual Centre luxembourg-centre-national-audiovisual_logo

“The National Audiovisual Centre (NAC) is a cultural institution established in 1989 under the authority of the Ministry of Culture. Its mission is the preservation, enhancement and promotion of audiovisual heritage and photographic of Luxembourg.”

mediawijzer_logo_400x400Mediawijzer

Founded in 2008 on the initiative of the Ministries of Education, Culture and Science, Youth and Family. Mediawijzer.net aims to promote media literacy of young people aged 0 to 18 years.

 

 

 


Media Smartmedia_smart-portugal

“Media Smart is a non-profit program of literacy on advertising on various media (media) for children between 7 and 11 years old. The goal of Media Smart is to provide the tools children to help them understand and interpret advertising, preparing them to make informed choices. the Media Smart develops and provides free materials for educational purposes to primary schools where they teach children to think critically about advertising in the context of their daily lives. the Media Smart is the first initiative of its kind to be launched in Portugal. . It is sponsored by industry and supported by the Portuguese Government All this information is accessible via the link: http://videos.sapo.pt/jrN6y406awHgcgEJuNil

 


Literacia-Mediática_PORTGUAL

Literacia Mediatica

The Portal for Media Literacy is an aggregator website for information on this issue, the platform features tools to promote Media Literacy projects and discussion forums on this issue.

Objectives
To establish itself as the center of digital resources of national reference on the subject;

  • Promote the formation of enlightened citizens and critical of the media;
  • Encouraging interaction between citizens, the media and educational and cultural institutions with activities in the media;
  • Contribute to inclusion of media literacy and digital literacy in the public agenda;
  • Enhance citizen participation in democratic life, taking advantage of new digital platforms and social networks;
  • Encourage innovation and creativity in the methods and content of training and education through a critical reading of the media, new media and new social networks.
MediaMilionlogo_melios_v

The Media and Information Literacy Observatory – was born as a tool that was to provide analysis and information, useful for countries and regions, regarding the very current and strategic issue of the Media and Information Literacy, i.e. the capacity to access, evaluate, understand, create and disseminate information through various Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) that exist nowadays.


The Swedish Media Council Statens+medieråd+logo

“The Swedish Media Council is a government agency whose primary task is to promote the empowering of minors as conscious media users and to protect them from harmful media influences.”


Swedish Film Instituteswedish-film-institute

“The Swedish Film Institute works to promote film across the board – from idea to finished product, during launch in Sweden and around the world, and by preserving films for posterity in our archives.”