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 “European Curricula: Challenge and Innovation in Education”. The event was co-organized by the Regional Directorate of Education of Western Greece and the HOU, and took place online on the 4th June 2021 attracting more than 50 representatives of educational, cultural and policy making sectors in Greece as well as a significant number of pupils (over 60) of all levels of education.
Following a series of presentations on projects’ results and general actions targeting the educational community, CrAL has been presented at the second part of the event as a newly initiated European project. Its main aim, i.e. to enhance the digital skills, creativity, 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 have been analyzed.
CrAL’s presentation received a most positive feedback from both the participants as well as the event’s facilitators, with a number of teachers’ and key stakeholders even expressing their interest to learn more and participate at the trainings that will follow within the project’s context.
DAISSy, the Greek partner of CrAL, will contibute to all project outputs; implement all actions in Greece, and is leading the project’s Quality Assurance actions as well as the Platform’s developmet.