Donor: Embassy of the Netherlands in Tbilisi
Budget: 374,680 GEL
Terms: 1 May 2018 - 30 April 2020
The project idea is to build capacity of Georgian schools by providing Media & Information Literacy (MIL) curriculum and preparing teachers for MIL classes aimed at development critical thinking abilities and critical consumption of media content among youth.
Partners Working Group (PWG) will be launched involving the National Center for Teachers Professional Development under the Ministry of Education and Science and Ilia State University. Working group will provide MDF’s team with advice and consultations in the process of MIL curriculum development in order to meet school needs. Media Literacy Teaching Online Resource Bank for teachers and trainers will be developed in four languages (Georgian, Azeri, Armenian, English)
MDF will organize trainings for acting teachers and MIL course will be incorporated in the special teachers preparation 1 year program at Ilia State University. Competition and teacher’s conference will be organized at final stage of the project.