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20 Sep
Incorporate Media & Information Literacy in Kenya’s New Curriculum

Nyaga Jeremiah 0

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 years and recommended that curricu...

20 Sep
MIL Curriculum For Teachers Validation -(workshop)

Nyaga Jeremiah 0

The draft MIL curriculum for teachers in Kenya was yesterday (on 6th September 2019) validated by stakeholders for adaptation and mainstreaming in teacher training and professional development in the country. Stakeholders drawn from government agencies, academia, the education sector, civil society, and the private sector hailed the draft curriculum as a timely resource for re-tooling the Kenyan tea...

20 Sep
Mil Capacity Building for Youth Organisations’ Leaders in Kenya

Nyaga Jeremiah 0

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:

  1. To c...

20 Sep
Equip Teachers with Media Literacy Skills for CBC Delivery

Nyaga Jeremiah 0

By  W. Gichunge:

As the world marked the International Literacy Day on September 8th, the expression that every educator –regardless of the subject area-is a teacher of reading comes to mind. After the ability to read and write (and numeracy) the traditional definition of literacy has since been expanded to include visual and information literacies, media li...

20 Sep
Introduction to Media Information Literacy

Nyaga Jeremiah 0

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 turmoil which threatens our ability to oversee the people who act on our behalf, digital c...

20 Sep
Now is the Time for Global and Local Adaptation of Media and Information Literacy Initiatives

Nyaga Jeremiah 0

*By Mwongera G. Jakubu

If ever there was the need to persuade anyone on the necessity for governments and citizens across the globe to actively provide, seek, acquire and practice media and information literacy skills and competencies (recognized by UNESCO and experts as necessary and inalienable 21st Century survival-skills in the information age) then the COVID-...

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27/Jul2017

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2017

CMIL-KENYA TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL MIL WEEK CELEBRATIONS IN JAMAICA CMIL-Kenya Executive Director has been invi

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04/Aug2017

The upcoming National MIL Policy & Strategy event

The upcoming National MIL Policy & Strategy event

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19/Sept2020

(MIL) Curriculum For Teachers Validation-(workshop)

The draft MIL curriculum for teachers in Kenya was yesterday (on 6th September 2019) validated by stakeholders for a

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20/Jul2021

UNESCO SUPPORTS CENTRE FOR MIL TO CONDUCT TRAINING WORKSHOP

The Centre for Media and Information Literacy in Kenya (CMIL-Kenya) has partnered with the Communications Authority

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24/Aug2021

UNESCO MIL Alliance Kenya Chapter

INSTITUTIONAL MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY INITIATIVES WILL HELP COUNTER DISINFORMATION AND HATE SPEECH

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12/Sep2021

UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Alliance Members

Dear UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Alliance Members,

Let us celebrate together. Register your loca