On May 22nd, Eileen Culloty delivered the keynote address to the eTwinnings Ireland National Conference on media literacy and disinformation. eTwinning is the EU's online community platform for schools in Europe. Since 2005, eTwinning has promoted media literacy and the integration of digital tools and languages in everyday teachers’ and students’ lives. Media literacy and disinformation are the themes for the 2021 programme.
In her keynote address, Eileen discussed insights gained from the Provenance project on countering disinformation and the need to develop a broader concept of media and digital literacy to counteract current threats.
"Disinformation is a complex problem, it's not new but it has new dynamics, and the nature of the problem keeps changing..." @CullotyEileen opening @Leargas_etwinn National Conference this morning. pic.twitter.com/6AtEJB0HKe— Webwise (@Webwise_Ireland) May 22, 2021
We are off! Keynote speaker @CullotyEileen is addressing @Leargas_etwinn national conference on the #DigitalWildfire that is #disinformation and how we can help our students to navigate this and develop essential critical thinking skills. pic.twitter.com/z0yqjF1YCt— Viki Malcolm (@VikiMalcolm) May 22, 2021
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