Author Archives: Michelle Cannon

D.A.R.E at Media Education Summit in Hong Kong

Andrew Burn, John Potter and Michelle Cannon represented D.A.R.E at the International Media Education Summit held at the Hong Kong Baptist University, 1-2 November 2018. Each year the Summit brings together a global network of researchers, educators and practitioners working across all aspects of media education, and digital & media literacy. Now running for 12 years, MES is convened by

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Fighting Media Disinformation with Media Arts in Brussels

‘Fight disinformation with media literacy’ was a one-day event at the Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR in Brussels, convened by the Evens Foundation in conjunction with the Media & Learning Association and supported by the European Commission. The aim was to provide educators and practitioners from around Europe with media production activities, resources and workshops that engage with interpretive work and

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2018 – Margaret Mackey – 11th Harold Rosen Lecture

DARE and LATE (London Association for the Teaching of English) co-organised the Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture, given by Margaret Mackey on Wednesday 21 March 2018. Her lecture, entitled ‘Readers in Training and the Surveilled Imagination’, focused on the goal of education to equip children to savour the pleasures of “private reading.”  However, her lecture revealed that the privacy of digital

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DARE goes to Media Education Summit (MES) Hong Kong 2018

In November 2018 DARE Collaborative representatives will present a keynote panel at the International Media Education Summit [MES] in Hong Kong. Each year the summit brings together a global network of researchers, educators and practitioners working across all aspects of media education, media and digital literacy and media / technology in education. The event is the leading global showcase for

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Finnish Multiliteracies Seminar

John Potter is in Finland for a Finnish Government funded seminar and writing retreat as part of Finland’s aim to introduce ‘Multiliteracies’ into their curriculum for all schools. John was invited to contribute by Prof Kristiina Kumplainen from the University of Helsinki who is co-ordinating the event which brings together a group of academics from Finland, Australia, the US and

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