Media competence

ICILS Study 2018

6. November 2019 / Publication / Media competence

An international assessment of Year 8 students’ computer skills has found that less than two per cent are able to critically assess information found online. The ICILS Study looked at the computer and information literacy skills of 46,000 students and 26,000 teachers around the world.

www.iea.nl

MOOC: Hacking hate

23. August 2019 / Media competence / Continuing education

Online hate speech is a growing problem. The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) contains reflection and discussion activities, but also many ideas and activities for classroom practice and for usage in a broader community. The course starts on 16 September 2019.

europeanschoolnetacademy.eu

Computational Thinking – where do Swiss schools stand today?

12. June 2019 / Information society / Media competence

Swiss schools across the country are currently implementing a broad range of activities to teach computational thinking. However, schools still differ in their implementation of computational thinking activities. While some schools are trailblazing, others are just getting started.

digitalswitzerland.com

Report: Hacking Online Hate

21. February 2019 / Publication / Media competence / International

Online hate speech is a growing problem. The report “Hacking Online Hate: Building an Evidence Base for Educators” provides a definition of what online hate speech is, while developing an education approach that enables children, young people and teachers to understand and respond to it.

www.hackinghate.eu

Kindergarten kids to get data protection lessons

1. February 2019 / Didactical resource / Media competence

Children in canton Zurich aged as young as 4 to 9 could soon be learning about data protection and privacy issues, in one of the first projects of its kind in Europe. The teaching material has been developed by the Zurich University of Teacher Education.

www.swissinfo.ch

11 key readings on children’s data and privacy online

7. January 2019 / Publication / Media competence

S. Livingstone, R. Nandagiri and M. Stoilova highlight 11 studies that they have found valuable for insights regarding how children conceptualise privacy, their interactions with digital environments as they negotiate privacy and their understandings of data.

blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject

SELFIE for schools

29. October 2018 / Media competence

SELFIE is a free, easy-to-use tool to help schools assess where they stand with learning in the digital age. It can highlight what’s working well, where improvement is needed and what the priorities should be. The tool is currently available in the 24 official languages of the European Union.

ec.europa.eu

Europe Code Week

6. September 2018 / Event / Media competence

EU Code Week, which runs from 6 to 21 October, aims to encourage people in all age groups to learn how to code and teach them the basics in a fun way. Workshops will be offered all over Europe. Events taking place in Switzerland are listed on the website.

codeweek.eu

2018 Youth Barometer

30. August 2018 / Publication / Media competence

The Credit Suisse report examines the attitudes of young people between 16 and 25 in Brazil, Singapore, Switzerland and the USA. It is apparent that the digital native generation takes an ambivalent view of the digital revolution.

www.credit-suisse.com

Digital Day 2018

27. August 2018 / Media competence / STEM

How is digitization changing our world view? How does it influence our everyday lives? On 25 October, at 12 locations in Switzerland, our second Digital Day will bring the topic of digitization to life. Topics range from Education. Work 4.0, data, health and mobility through to media and news.

www.digitaltag.swiss

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