Fighting MisInformation: joint actions by and for young people in Cyprus
Where: Cyprus University of Technology, Tassos Papadopulos Building
When: Sunday, November 28, 2021
Time:10:00 – 15:00
The event was open to the public and targeted primarily all students aged 12 and above, teenagers and adult learners, youth workers, youth organisations, journalists, and various educational stakeholders including teachers and parents.
The participants actively took part in workshops and discussions, informed about the lessons learnt and celebrated the achievements of the “Antibodies in Misinformation” and “Co-creating Media Literate Youth” projects.
Watch the welcome addresses and the panel discussion of the event:
The projects were promoted and implemented by the Open University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Youth Council and funded by the US Embassy through the Cyprus University of Technology in the framework of the European Horizon 2020 “Co-Inform Project”, in collaboration with the Pedagogical Institute of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth.
|10:00-10:30||Visits to the information points of the institutions – free discussions|
|10:30-10:45||Presentation Co-creating Media Literate Youth – Toolkit|
|10:45-11:00||Presentation “Antibodies to MisInformation”|
|11:00-12:00||Workshops for teenagers and adult learners, youth workers, teachers and parents (Parallel Sessions)|
Dimitra Milioni, Dean, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Mrs. Denise Jobin Welch, Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy in Cyprus
Representative from the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth
Tackling Misinformation through Media Education
Moderator: Thanasis Hadzilakos (Open University Cyrpus)
Speakers: Eleni A. Kyza (Cyprus University of Technology), Antonis Kourras (Cyprus Youth Council), Representative from the “Antibodies to MisInformation” project, Loizos Yiasoumas (Pancyprian School for Parents)
|14:30-15:00||Visits to the information points of the institutions – free discussions|