Media Literacy Coalition and its partners are organizing for a fourth yeas in a row a series of events to increase media literacy among students, their parents and teachers. In 2021, the Ministry of Culture, along with the Ministry of Education and Science, is once again the official partner of the campaign, providing information on the events of all art schools under its leadership. UNICEF Bulgaria participates in the Days with initiatives on topics such as ethical coverage of children in the media, digital skills and solutions for the benefit of young people in the fight against misinformation. The Media Literacy Days 2021 campaign is made possible by the Small Grants Program at the US Embassy in Bulgaria. The America for Bulgaria Foundation is funding the Media Literacy through Distance Learning project, the results of which will also be presented as part of the campaign.
 

PROGRAM

February 8

Presentation of video lessons for ethical coverage of children in the media
Organizers: The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

February 9

Safer Internet Day 2021
Start of the campaign "Media Literacy Days 2021" and the campaign "Together for a better internet" .
Organizers: National Center for Safer Internet

February 11

Webinar on "How to ensure our security and privacy in the digital world" with Irina Nedeva
Organizers: AEJ, MLC

February 13 and 14

Training for raising media literacy in the Municipality of Blagoevgrad
Organizer: Media Literacy Coalition in partnership with Techsoup Europe and Funky Citizens

February 15, 19, 22, 26

Fighting disinformation with positive narratives. Training course for NGOs in Romania and Bulgaria with Elena Calistru
Organizers: Funky Citizens, MLC, Techsoup Europe, Hive Mind

February 16

Journalism writing for children: webinars hosted by Claudia Beckschebe, a journalist in DerSpegel children's edition DeinSpiegel
Organizer: Knigovishte

February 17, 19, 24 and 26

Online media literacy for mentors. Specialized module for teachers with lecturer journalist Marieta Dimitrova
Registration until February 16, 2021
Organizers: MLC

February 20 and 21

Training for raising media literacy in the Municipality of Blagoevgrad
Organizer: Media Literacy Coalition in partnership with Techsoup Europe and Funky Citizens

February 22

Training on "Fake news during a pandemic: how to recognize and expose it"
Free workshop for students from 8th to 12th grade
Organizer: sCOOL Media

February 23

Journalism writing for children: webinars hosted by Sonja Merljak Zdovc, editor-in-chief at the Slovenian children's edition Casoris
Organizer: Knigovishte

February 23

Media Literacy Webinar for the Elderly .
Registration until February 20, 2021
Organizer: MLC (within the TechSoup Europe initiative with the support of Funky Citizens)

February 24

Webinar on the topic: Screens, digital reality and family communication
Organizer:Academy for Parents

February 23 and 25

"Increasing the media literacy of adults from Kostinbrod municipality" (training)
Organizers: MLC

February 25

Online presentation of the academic study "Children in the Media"
Presentation of a study on the impact of the project for ethical coverage of children in the media on journalists and journalism students
Organizers: UNICEF Bulgaria and the Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria in partnership with lecturers from FJMC

February 26

Webinar on" How to ensure our security and privacy in the digital world" with Irina Nedeva
Registration until February 24
Organizers: AEJ, MLC< br />
February 26

Meeting with a journalist. Conversation with Silvia Velikova - reporter and host of "Before All" on the program "Horizon" of the Bulgarian National Radio
Organizer: sCOOL Media

February 27 and 28

Training for raising media literacy in the Municipality of Blagoevgrad
Organizer: Media Literacy Coalition in partnership with Techsoup Europe and Funky Citizens
March 1

Presentation of Healthbuddy chatbot
Organizer: UNICEF Bulgaria, World Health Organization

March 2

Premiere of the video lessons in Ucha.se under the project “Media Literacy through Distance Learning”
Organizers: MLC and Ucha.se

March 2 and 4

"Increasing the media literacy of adults from Kostinbrod municipality" (training)
Organizer: MLC March 2 and 9

Journalism writing for children. lecturer: tbc
Organizer: Knigovishte

March 4, 9, 11 and 16

Online media literacy for mentors. Specialized module for teachers with lecturer journalist Angel Georgiev
Registration until February 16, 2021
Organizers: MLC

March 6

To play & learn. Mobile game in the classroom - the Bulgarian experience (webinar)
Organizers: MLC in partnership with Lachezar Tsotsorkov Foundation

March 9

Disinformation and propaganda in the social networks: mechanisms, actors and victims - webinar on the topic of the so called trolls and the spread of disinformation in the social media with Nikola Tulechki (Ontotoxt)
Organizers: AEJ-Bulgaria and "Data for Good"

March 10

Training on "Fake news during a pandemic: how to recognize and expose it"
Free workshop for students from 8th to 12th grade
Organizer: sCOOL Media

March 12

How to ensure our security in the digital world: Digital security training for journalists and civil activists in regional cities.
Location: Plovdiv | Organizers: Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria and Media Literacy Coalition

March 25

Training on "Fake news during a pandemic: how to recognize and expose it"
Free workshop for students from 8th to 12th grade
Organizer: sCOOL Media

5, 7, 12 и 14 April

Online media literacy for mentors. Specialized module for employees in regional community centers, libraries and local municipalities with lecturer Mirolyuba Benatova
Organizer: MLC, part of the “SMART – regional communities” project

7 и 14 April

A working group from Sofia University presents the possibilities of the project European Media Coach Initiative [webinar]
Organizers: Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology and Faculty of Science, Education and Arts at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

April 22

Learning in a safe environment with the "1: 1" model (One to one) Presentation of the educational model "1: 1" and project-based cloud training with the participation of educational experts and representatives of all participants in the learning process
Organizers: Association "Center for Creative Training" and Media Literacy Coalition

April 23

How to ensure our security in the digital world: Digital security online training for journalists, civil activists and state administration employees in regional cities.
Organizers: Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria and Media Literacy Coalition

May 31

Launch of Factcheck.bg - the only Bulgarian fact-checking platform
Organizers: AEJ-Bulgaria

June 11

How to ensure our security in the digital world: Digital security training for journalists and civil activists in regional cities. online webinar & workshop
Organizers: Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria and Media Literacy Coalition

June 8 and 10 | June 15 and 17 | June 22 and 24 | June 29 and July 1 July 6 and 8

Media literacy through my school subject. Teachers training for the "Digital Stars" community
Organizer: Media Literacy Coalition

June 14 and 21

Training for Seniors and Older Adults (55+) with Miroluba Benatova in Montana (June 14) and Vratsa (June 21)
 
Follow the program of "Media Literacy Days 2021" for new dates and initiatives. Detailed information about each event will be published on the website of Media Literacy Coalition Gramoten.li and in our Facebook page.
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