EPALE Thematic Focus: Media Literacy in Adult Learning

EPALE Newsletter
Media literacy in adult learning


The EPALE thematic focus for September was on the topic of media literacy in adult learning. During this time, EPALE’s national teams and the community published a number of inspiring case studies, articles, reports and other resources.

View a summary of our September focus, prepared by Thematic Coordinator Simon Broek (EN)

We would like to invite you to join EPALE’s live discussion on the types of EU support for adult learning in your country and what EU support is still needed.  The discussion will be in English and will take place on this page and comments will be open from 1 to 15 October 2018. The discussion will be moderated by EPALE Thematic Coordinator Simon Broek.

We hope to see you there!


Blog posts

Media Literacy – literacy for the 21st Century (EN, DE, SK, LV, BG)

Gerhard Bisovsky reflected on what media literacy is and what it should include to empower adults learners.

Let Europe Know! Advocacy for adult education through media literacy (EN, LV, PL, HR)

Dr Michael Sommer told us about LEK – a European project that produced a media skills curriculum for adult educators and put it to use in webinars and seminars across the continent.

UNESCO’s Guidelines for Designing Inclusive Digital Solutions and Developing Digital Skills (EN, LV)

Simon Broek reflected on the latest guidelines from UNESCO and Pearson for designing inclusive digital solutions and developing digital skills and how it applies to adult learning.


News from around Europe


A lot happened in September in the adult learning sector across Europe: