Media and Information Literacy Skills

of adults to develop critical thinking and combat fake news

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Media Literacy for Older Adults and Educators: Navigating the Digital Age

The MIL Skills project enhances media and information literacy among older adults and educators, focusing on critical evaluation and ethical use of digital information. It offers resources like workbooks, training materials, workshops, and an app to navigate the digital landscape safely and responsibly, addressing challenges amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic.




Work Packages





Work Packages

The project anticipates significant outcomes:

WP1: Project management
During the initial stages of the project, the consortium prepares all the information required to guarantee optimal project implementation. WP1 relates to project management, which makes sure that the activities are created, carried out, and assessed in a way that is open to all. It also outlines a strategy for coping with risk while regulating finances and scheduling.
WP2: Factsheets and Competencies Pathway about the media and information skills & critical thinking
The Competencies Pathway aims to define essential skills for seniors and adult educators, enabling active participation in the digital society and combating disinformation. Specifically, WP2 will: Assess the current needs of seniors regarding critical thinking, digital literacy, media literacy, information management, communication skills, privacy, and security. Establish a skills pathway applicable in any adult education setting to develop and evaluate seniors' media and information skills.
WP3: Training Workbook on the development of media and information literacy skills for senior citizens and adult educators and piloting activities
Based on the key skills and competencies recognized and included in MIL Skills Competencies Pathway, an innovative Training Workbook and material is developed, aiming to enable seniors and adult educators to develop the necessary media and information skills and competencies. The Training Workbook adopts a blended methodology with face-to-face and work-based learning actions and online resources. The training material is fully available in all partner languages, allowing any learner to implement the training independently throughout Europe and abroad.
WP4: eLearning platform and Digital Board Game
To enhance the transferability and accessibility of the project, an interactive e-learning platform and a digital board game are created, which aim to: Distribute additional learning materials, complementing training materials with interactive scenarios. Enhance seniors' MIL skills through a user-friendly learning environment. Establish a recognized online platform and gaming materials to support skill development. Create an international online network fostering community and connectivity, providing peer support, and strengthening European identity.
WP5: Toolkit for adult educators & awareness raising campaigns
MIL Skills Toolkit provides practical information, lesson plans, and resources for adult trainers, organizations, experts, stakeholders, and policymakers. This toolkit aims to support the integration of MIL skills into educational methodologies. It empowers learners to navigate the modern media landscape effectively and combat fake news and misinformation. The lesson plans are designed to help adult educators deliver engaging and impactful lessons tailored to learners' needs, fostering confidence in navigating the digital world.
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Our Consortium

Join us in a partnership dedicated to advancing innovation through shared expertise.

🇱🇻 Latvia
🇬🇷 Greece
🇧🇬 Bulgaria
🇮🇹 Italy
🇫🇷 France
🇪🇸 Spain
🇨🇾 Cyprus

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Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them. 2023-1-LV01-KA220-ADU-000156693

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