Questions Matter Adult Educators Conference 2023

Calling adult education practitioners!

Grab a coffee, pastry and immerse yourself in a morning conference that will challenge the spread of misinformation using media literacy & microlearning in an increasingly polarised world.

Tue, 12 Dec 2023

08:30 - 11:30am

Mermaid Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Register for your FREE place at the Questions Matter 2023 morning conference

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Conference aims

To explore misinformation, how and why it spreads and how educators can respond

To network and share digital literacy tools you can use to protect both yourself as well as your learners as part of active citizenship

To showcase learning and methods from the microlearning project and build regional interest for the digital media literacy approach piloted

To demonstrate and try out the new microlearning 10-lesson course on WhatsApp, following its pilot phase.

To review the sustainability of microlearning initiatives in Wicklow and beyond

Target audience: adult literacy educators, tutors and adult education practitioners.

Event location

Workshop 29 Aug 2018: Getting beyond the click – tackling fake news through human rights education

Event Location: IDEA Office, 6 Gardiner Row, Dublin 1.

Join us for Getting beyond the click – a workshop on tackling fake news through human rights education, Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 11.00am-1.00pm, in the IDEA Office.

The session will be led by Tony Daly, co-author of #BeyondTheClick: a teaching toolkit for global digital citizenship, and co-ordinator of 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World.

The 2-hour workshop will include:

  • Introducing #BeyondTheClick – highlights for educators from Development Education and human rights education perspectives
  • Testing subject-specific connections to issues such as i) sources of information; ii) what makes information reliable; iii) engaging in digital communities; iv) the internet as a marketplace of ideas and advertising, of ideas, interests and worldviews, and where we fit in
  • Practical hands-on learning scenarios with a focus on building strong digital communities for change
  • Linking to the Sustainable Development Goals, human rights education and agendas for activism
  • Applied curriculum linking, including to Politics and Society, junior cycle statements of learning, Brighter Outcomes, Brighter Futures and more.

Workshop participants will also avail of a free poster from the toolkit based on The 10 Elements of Global Digital Citizenship drawn out of the toolkit.

To register contact or visit the IDEA website.

More information about #BeyondTheClick is available on the project page.