ONE-DAY-EVENTS

Advancing Media Literacy in Education: Contemporary Approaches in Pedagogy

The online One-Day-Event endeavours to bring the educational community up to date with developments and practices in connection with Media Literacy, more particularly the incorporation of new media in teaching and learning. To this purpose, distinguished speakers have been invited from abroad to present the example of Finland as a country that has made significant progress on this topic (ranked firstη among 41 European countries in Media Literacy Index 2022); address the role of Media Literacy in the contemporary era through the years-long action of the US-based Center for Media Literacy; and map out the European landscape regarding education and future steps through the expertise of the Belgium-based Media & Learning Association.

Digital Education: Development and Pedagogical Practices

The Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, in the framework of the actions ran by the Educational Technology Department, hosted a One-Day-Event titled “Digital Education: Developments and Pedagogical Practices” on Thursday, 8 June 2023, from 08:00 until 15:00 at Nicosia’s Filoxenia Conference Centre. The aim of the event was to inform the educational community about developments and practices in connection with digital education and the incorporation of new technologies in teaching and learning. To this purpose, the event addressed the example of Estonia as an educational system that has been making significant progress in the area of digital education; developments and challenges of artificial intelligence in education; good practices implemented by schools, teachers and students in the context of the Pedagogical Institute’s Programmes and Actions, as well as workshops.

Digital Education: Facts and Challenges

The Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, in the framework of the actions ran by the Department of Educational Technology, hosted a One-Day-Event titled “Digital Education – Facts and Challenges”. The event took place online on Tuesday, 31 May 2022 from 16:00 until 19:00 and was addressed to teachers of all grades. The aim of the event was to present topics around the development of digital competence in education, emerging technologies, media literacy and the safe, creative and responsible use of the Internet through the presentations of speakers from Cyprus and abroad.

The Cultivation of Digital Citizenship through Media Literacy

The Two-Day-Event aimed to foster the discussion about the significance of the development of Media Literacy among teachers and students alike, by approaching the topic through the lens of digital citizenship. It was addressed to teachers of all grades, tertiary education students, researchers and everyone interested in understanding issues in connection with the influence of contemporary technological developments in education and the making of digitally literate citizens.

Digital Education: Facts and Challenges

The aim of the One-Day-Event was to present themes around the development of digital competence in education, emerging technologies, media literacy, and safe, creative and responsible utilisation of the Internet through the presentations of speakers from Cyprus and abroad.

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