Category Archives: literacy

Who needs data literacy?

Big data and artificial intelligence concept.

Is ‘data literacy’ a useful response to the datafication of contemporary life – not least of education itself? It all depends, not only on how it’s defined but also on how it is practically implemented.

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Media in English – reasons to be cheerful?

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As media education has effectively disappeared from the government’s prescriptions for English teaching, what are the prospects for the future? An interview with two experts in the field,  Jenny Grahame and Steve Connolly.

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Changing English – Disappearing Media

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Media education has been eradicated from the English (mother tongue language and literature) curriculum in England. Why has this happened, and what consequences will it have?

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