The DAISSy Reserach Group of the Hellenic Open University (HOU), presented the european project Creative Audiovisual Lab for the promotion of critical thinking and media literacy (CrAL) at the multiplier event entitled “INSTRUCTION-Upskilling school teachers for education-work transition”. The event was organized by the Hellenic Open University (HOU) – DAISSy Research Group, and took place on the 25th November 2021 in the BYZANTINO Hotel in Patras – Greece, attracting more than 20-30 representatives of educational, cultural and policy making sectors in Greece despite the restrictive measures in place due to the Covid pandemic.
During the presentation entitled “Media Literacy and Inclusive Education in the framework of the CrAL project” the results of the project, the development of the CrAL platform by the DAISSY Research Team of HOU and in general the actions aimed at the educational community were presented. The main goal of the project to enhance the digital skills, creativity, active citizenship, critical thinking and media literacy of both teachers and students via audiovisual creative writing and reading, as well as the project’s partnership, funding, structure, target groups, benefits for the educational community and all other main elements were also analyzed.
The DAISSy’s Research Group event was completed with great success and the CrAL’s project presentation aroused the interest and the attention of the organizers as well as of the participants. This was the first live event in which the CrAL project was presented, after the beginning of the Covid pandemic.
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