UNESCO Media & Information Literacy Roundtable

Media & Information Literacy Roundtable

Friday, 29 September at 13.00 Eliot Room, Knowledge Centre, The British Library

Hosted by the UK National Commission for UNESCO

Media & Information Literacy Roundtable: UK Appraisal and Recommendations for UNESCO

AGENDA

1. Welcome Dr Beth Taylor, Chair, UK National Commission for UNESCO Karen Merkel, Non-Executive Director for Communication & Information, UK National Commission for UNESCO

2. Introduction to UNESCO and the UKNC Gary Brace, Non-Executive Director for Education, UK National Commission for UNESCO

3. The current role and your view/s on the state of Media & Information Literacy in the UK.

4. Appraisal of Media & Information Literacy in the UK

  • What do you recognise as good practice and strong policy in the UK?
  • What programmes or organisations are worth developing and/or continuing?
  • In what field/s does the UK lead the way?

International Appraisal

  • What have you experienced as good or inspirational practice in international contexts?
  • From what you know of UNESCO, what can be replicated/developed elsewhere?

6. Recommendations to UNESCO

  • What would you like the UK to say to UNESCO?
  • What lessons, good practice and policy – from the UK and internationally – would you recommend to UNESCO?