CMIL - Kenya
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Centre for Media and Information Literacy

(Kenya)

Partnership | Advocacy | Research | Training

By Chido Onumah & Olunifesi Suraj

04 Aug 2021
UNESCO MIL Alliance Kenya Chapter

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

By W. M. Gichunge*

For ages, false and misleading information has been used to create fear, restrict rights and disrupt democratic processes, observed UNESCO Director-General Ms. Audrey Azouley in her remarks during the 2020 Global Media and Infor

25 Aug 2020
Now is the Time for Global and Local Adaptation of Media and Information Literacy Initiatives

*By Mwongera G. Jakubu

If ever there was 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 competences (recognised by UNESCO and experts as necessary and inalienable 21st Century survival-skills in the information age) then the COVID-19 pa

29 Oct 2019
Equip Teachers with Media Literacy Skills for CBC Delivery

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

22 Oct 2019
MIL Curriculum For Teachers Validation -(workshop)

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

05 Jul 2017
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 years and recommended that curricu

05 Jul 2017
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 turmoi

06 Jun 2016
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 organizations 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
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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