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The Great UK Macbeth Videogame Competition

Enter the MACBETH videogame competition, and win £500 for your school. We are running a competition for schools to make Missionmaker games based on Macbeth. The competition closes on May 24th 2019, and the games will be judged by a panel of experts from UCL, The Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham University, the British Library, and Cambridge University Press, as well as

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Blood & Bones: Living with Cancer – an exhibition of Tom Corby’s work

Blood & Bones: Living with Cancer is an exhibition of work by internationally exhibited and award-winning artist Tom Corby at The Street Gallery, University College Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU. The exhibition runs from 29th February – 24th April 2019, open 24 hours a day, with a PRIVATE VIEW: 6pm – 7.30pm Thursday 28th February 2019. The exhibition

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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 – John Potter – Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture

John Potter gave the Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture, as the closing keynote, at this year’s Annual UKLA International conference. His talk, entitled Dynamic Literacies, Third Spaces and Everyday Practices: The ‘Other Possibilities’, drew on the book he published last year with Prof Julian McDougall of Bournemouth University, ‘Digital Media, Culture and Education’ (Palgrave, 2017).  John’s talk made connections to the work

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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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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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