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Media and Learning Association

Association members have access to the Media & Learning Workshop Bureau. This bureau contains information about how to set up workshops and training events on different media & learning related topics with the names and background information on suggested workshop leaders and trainers. Sample workshop programmes are provided as well as basic information about the type of training that can be provided, language availability, duration and technical requirements.


The communication service that is available to members is made up of several elements. First of all members have preferential access to the monthly Media & Learning Newsletter, now being distributed to almost 10,000 emails addresses. Most of those addressed in the newsletter are based in Europe and includes a significant number of stakeholder and decision-makers as well as practitioners. Secondly, members can access the Media & Learning webinar service which provides them with both advisory services on how to successfully set up and use webinars for teaching and learning purposes as well as usage of the service itself. Finally, members can avail of specialised advice on how to set up and manage a Europe-wide dissemination campaign based on having access to multiplier channels in different parts of Europe.


One of the flagship services offered to Media & Learning Association members is their access to a project facilitation and knowledge sharing facility operated by the association secretariat. In practice this service provides members with regular updates on potential relevant funding opportunities including those offered by the European Commission as well as private funding schemes. These updates also include notices about impending competitions and calls for tenders.


Since it started in 2010, this annual conference has established itself as the largest and most influential conference of its type dedicated to the topic of media supported learning. Attracting up to 300 stakeholders and practitioners and organised in collaboration with the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training it provides a significant opportunity to share knowledge and experience, develop your network and be inspired in how best to use media to really enhance teaching and learning.

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The Media & Learning Association have announced that the next Media & Learning Conference will take place on 5-7 April 2017 in KVAB, The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, right beside the Royal Palace in the centre of Brussels. Media & Learning 2017 is all about inspiring, informing and sharing great ideas on what it means to be a digital citizen and how media fits into this process.

The 9th edition of the annual MEDEA Awards has been announced, the deadline for submissions is 1 December 2016. The aim of the MEDEA Awards is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media (audio, video, graphics and animation) in education as well as recognise and promote excellence in the production and pedagogical design of media-rich learning resources. There are two main awards, the MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media and the MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media.