Events for your calendar

October 17, 2011 in Events

Researching Media Learning

A one-day event presenting and discussing the findings of two research projects exploring media learning and progression, in both primary and secondary education: Developing Media Literacy: Towards a Model of Learning Progression An ESRC Funded Project in collaboration with the English and Media Centre and The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education: David Buckingham, Andrew [...]

July 16, 2011 in Events

Kids for Kids festival deadline

July 31st. 2011 Kids for Kids

July 6, 2011 in Events

TrueTube and Moviestorm launch schools competition

TrueTube and Moviestorm launch schools competition giving away over £5,000 worth of prizes Entrants will create videos to highlight why ‘prejudice has no place in the modern world’ for a chance of winning top prizes

May 18, 2011 in Events, features

Media and Film 2011

29 and 30 September, Cardiff The only INSET conference specifically for WJEC GCSE and A-level • Presented by WJEC Chief Examiners and Team Leaders • Wide choice of sessions for new and experienced teachers • Early booking discount • 25% discount for multiple bookings (bring a colleague for half price)* This popular conference for Media [...]

May 17, 2011 in Events

Ofcom media literacy research presentation and academic seminar

Ofcom is holding two events on Thursday 2nd June at Riverside House, London. Academics are warmly invited to either event or to both. Please email Alison Mountain at to reserve a place, indicating whether you wish to attend one or both events. Places are limited. Click here for more information

May 11, 2011 in Events

Call for Film Submissions

Calling all young filmmakers from the UK aged 6 – 19 years The UK Kids for Kids Film and Media Festival is now seeking submissions of short films made by children and young people of up to 10 minutes in any of the following 3 categories: * Live Action  * Animation * One Minute Films [...]

February 23, 2011 in Events, Resources

Using Film in Education

A seminar for professionals working with young people in schools and communities demonstrating how film can radically improve how you engage with young people and impact on their learning. The seminar provides an essential opportunity for professionals working across Yorkshire to hear about the latest initiatives and resources in film education, and share best practice. [...]

February 9, 2011 in Events

Creating the Future – The Arts in 21st Century Learning

This major regional conference on Thursday March 10th in Leeds offers an outstanding opportunity for all Education and Arts professionals. With the significant shifts taking place both in the education and cultural sectors, it is imperative we find an opportunity to come together and find solutions to ensure all children and young people continue to experience high [...]

February 3, 2011 in Events

OCR Media Conference

This exclusive event for all teachers of OCR Media Studies will include valuable presentations and workshops from some of the leading experts in Media, along with guidance on software used by teachers and technicians. Now in its seventh year, OCR presents the Media Studies CPD event of the year. A not-to-be-missed programme of speakers and [...]

January 26, 2011 in Events

Ffilmyouth: using film with children and young people

Ffilmyouth: using film with children and young people  This one-day training conference takes place in Cardiff on 9th February. It’s for teachers, youth workers, education advisory staff, filmmakers and others, and will include a wide choice of sessions on film, literacy and the curriculum, informal education, practical filmmaking with limited resources, using world cinema and [...]

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