Category Archives: 2017 Events

UCL IOE & SANGAM PROJECT, INDIA

Theo Bryer and Rebecca Wilson from UCL Institute of Education are making films on iPads with young people in South India (17-28 July 2017). They are based at an educational organisation called Sangam, in a village called Silvepura in rural North Bangalore (Bangalaru) in the state of Karnataka http://www.sangamprojects.com The project is funded by the UCL Global Engagement Fund. Since 2003,

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Evens prize-giving in Sarajevo

On 21 September 2017, DARE’s John Potter will be giving a key note at a gala dinner in Sarajevo at the Media Meets Literacy conference. John chaired the jury for this year’s Evens Prize for Media Education 2017 which seeks out innovative approaches to media literacy. The dinner incorporates the Evens prize-giving ceremony, and John will be presenting the overall winner

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De-‘othering’ everyday visual practices

Dr John Potter will give a keynote talk at the Valuing the Visual in Literacy Research conference, 4-5th July 2917. The talk is entitled De-‘othering’ everyday visual practices: Dynamic literacies, third spaces and curation. Literacy research is concerned with exploring and representing the many ways in which humans make and share meanings in their everyday practices. These are essentially dynamic

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Beowulf goes to Bergen

Workshop participants in Bergen, Norway, have made a Videogame of the story of Beowulf, led by DARE’s Andrew Burn and Bruno de Paula. The workshop was part of the DTAE (Digital Technology in Arts Education) at the University of Bergen. Workshop participants were arts educators, working with music, art, literature, and media education. Using the DARE software Missionmaker, developed by

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DARE celebrates 5th anniversary

On May 2nd DARE celebrated its 5th anniversary with an afternoon of presentations and discussions about media literacy in the UK and Europe at the UCL Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education. Speakers from the the e-Mel Project and a range of other contexts presented their most recent research and discuss policy and pedagogy around media literacy. Andrew Burn introduced the

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Schooling & Culture Journal Launch

Schooling & Culture disrupts a culture of individualism, competition and surveillance by claiming a new collective position within, and outside of, the school context through self-representation and lived experience. This journal is an invitation to strengthen solidarity between teachers, students and cultural practitioners by exploring politicised praxes of secondary school teaching in the face of increasing conservative toxicity. The journal

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