Incorporate Media & Information Literacy in Kenya’s New Curriculum

A glaring omission in the proposed basic education curriculum framework which was presented to stakeholders for validation last month is the place of media and information literacy (MIL) for Kenyan students. The omission is strange given that the curriculum developing agency, KICD, works closely with UNESCO, who have dedicated substantial resources and research over the […]

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Introduction to Media Information Literacy

MEDIA & INFORMATION LITERACY: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION In the Digital Age we find ourselves in, the media are in upheaval. Tremendous changes in the way information is packaged, received, retrieved and shared have sparked fascination, confusion and peril-especially when it comes to news, which is so essential in democracies (Clay Shirky, 2010). In this media [...]Continue Reading

Mil Capacity Building for Youth Organisations’ Leaders in Kenya

The Centre for Media and Information Literacy in Kenya (CMIL-Kenya) and UNESCO have planned a 3-day media and information literacy (MIL) capacity building for membership-based youth led organisations in Kenya to enhance their MIL competencies. The workshop will be held on October 17th – 19th, 2016 at Sunstar Hotel, Nairobi. Specific Objectives: To conduct MIL […]

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