In the wake of government reforms, it’s now examiners who choose the texts that UK media students will study – not their teachers, or students themselves. What are the consequences for teaching and learning?
Policy-makers are showing growing interest in ‘digital literacy’. But what does digital literacy mean, and how and where might we teach it?
How can youth media production promote civic and political understanding and activism? A review and an interview with Steve Goodman.
How can we – and should we – regulate the digital media landscape? And what role might education have to play? Some current issues for media students and their teachers.
Is it really enough for students to be ‘critical’ of media? Some thoughts about the continuing need for critical thinking – and critical action – in media education.
How can we make better progress in developing media literacy in Europe? And what should the European Commission itself be doing?
Developing a critical media education approach to teaching social media: some concluding reflections.