Promotion of media and information literacy through the Media Council for Children and Young People

Where
Denmark
When
2016
Who
The Media Council for Children and Young People
Key objectives of the measure:

The Media Council for Children and Young People serves as an awareness center within the framework of the EU Safer Internet Program. The Council works with a strategy on covering the challenges and opportunities within the digital environments. The objective is to enlighten and empower children and young people, professionals, parents as well as the general public. The latest initiative released by the Council is a guide for parents on the online life of the 7-12-year-olds. Integration of media and information literacy within the educational framework focuses on the promotion of awareness and critical understanding of media and the digital society; a positive approach to social interaction and well-being within the digital environment; and strengthening children and young people’s creative learning and innovative use of digital technologies.

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
regulatory
Main feature of the measure:

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Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

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Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

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Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Media Arts
Publishing