DAISSy-HOU participated at the final Transnational Partners’ Meeting and the Experts’ Validation Workshop marking the closing phase of the CLIP project

CLIP-logoThe  DAISSy Research Group  of Hellenic Open University (HOU)  participated at the final Transnational Partners’ Meeting (TPM) of the “Critical visual media literacy and empowerment (CLIP)” European project, that was organized on 21st and 22nd March 2024, by the project partner ALL DIGITAL, in Brussels, Belgium. DAISSy-HOU was represented at the TPM by Achilles Kameas, Professor at HOU and Director of DAISSy, and Eleni Georgakakou, Senior Project Manager and Researcher of DAISSy-HOU.

The final TPM provided a favorable basis for the discussion on the key results developed by the CLIP consortium, namely the report on the Visual Literacy in Media in Europe and the Micro-learning Course in critical visual media literacy and fluency. The partners also discussed and enriched the Guidelines and Recommendations elaborated to support academic staff, staff and educators in developing sustainable strategies to embed visual media literacy in their learning offers and the engagement with like-minded professionals on the topics of Visual Media Literacy, teaching programs, and training.

Furthermore, the Validation workshop on Expert Consultation on Visual Media Literacy in Education, was perfectly linked to the TPM, marking the closing phase of the CLIP project. It was organized onsite during the first day of the TPM on March 21st in the offices of Puglia region in Brussels, and replicated online via zoom, on 28th March 2024. The DAISSy Research Group of HOU participated in both versions of the workshop, which were attended by academic staff interested in Visual Media Literacy, experts, policy-makers and stakeholders from Higher Education, schools, NGOs, academic networks, and anyone interested in exploring the opportunities Visual Media Literacy can offer.  The workshop included presentations on the key CLIP deliverables, including of the CLIP Course delivered by Ms Eleni Georgakakou from DAISSy-HOU, and emphasized on the Guidelines and Recommendations, followed by a set of roundtables, dedicated to discussion among experts on the main features of this Deliverable/ tool.

CLIP was an eighteen-month (18) project co-funded by the ERASMUS+/KA220-HED – Cooperation partnerships in Higher Education Programme of the European Union. It was coordinated by the UNIMED – Unione  Delle Universita Del Mediterraneo (Italy) with Libera Universita Di Lingue e Comunicazione (Italy), ALL DIGITAL (Belgium) and Hellenic Open UniversityDAISSy Research Group (Greece) as partners. The partners implemented all foreseen activities and delivered all scheduled Deliverables successfully, providing valuable experience, new knowledge and innovative tools in the visual media literacy theme.

DAISSy-HOU was thoroughly involved in all project Deliverables, being in charge of the CLIP activities in Greece, as well as leading the development of the CLIP online educational platform and the Online Course on “Critical Visual Media Literacy and Fluency”.

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