Where are We Going and How Do We Get There?


Buckingham, D. and Domaille, K. (2004) Where are We Going and How Do We Get There? In, Von Feilitzen, Cecilia and Carlsson, Ulla (eds.) Promote of Protect?: Perspectives on Media Literacy and Media Regulations. Yearbook 2003. Goteborg, Sweden, The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media, 41-54. (International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media 6).

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UNESCO has a long history of support for media education, as part of its broader remit in the field of information and communication. Most recently, there have been moves to develop a range of new initiatives in the field of 'youth media education', including publications, expert meetings and policy debates. One early initiative here was the commissioning of an international survey, undertaken by the authors, to assess the scale and reach of media education around the world. This was by no means an extensive or comprehensive survey, although the responses we received do provide a telling indication of the current state of the field, and throw up some broader issues for debate. This article presents a summary of the some of the key findings.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9189471237 (hardback)
Keywords: youth media education, global media education, UNESCO
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 12543
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2004
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03
Publisher: The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12543

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