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Long-standing member of the Media & Learning Association UOH has launched a MOOC in partnership with the University of Lille for learning French.This free innovative MOOC, called defiDELF will help learners prepare for the DELF B2-level certification.Staring on 20 February, this full 7-week course includes a selection of human interest topics adapted to the B2 level of the CECR, authentic documents with self-correcting activities for oral and written comprehension, tutorials for oral and written production, resources and tools to help you progress and forums for exchange, sharing and re

A new M&L webinar is taking place next week and we would like to invite you to join and to give your contribution to the discussion. The details: 

This month's newsletter is now available here

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The Media & Learning Association is a partner in the new Teach-D project which is creating a series of training resources for teachers on managing diversity in the classroom. Some of these resources wil be made available online. The project had its kick-off meeting on 17 January in Flensburg, Germany. We will share more about the project and its activities in the Media & Learning Newsletter and here according as it develops. Teach-D is led by the European Centre for Minority Issues.

This month's newsletter is now available here

This months highlights include:

A new M&L webinar is taking place next week and we would like to invite you to join and to give your contribution to the discussion. The details: 

M&L webinar: Measuring the success of educational video with learning analytics
 

Sally Reynolds from ATiT is taking part on behalf of the Media & Learning Association in the Media Literacy Expert Group organised by the European Commission on 15 November in Brussels. About 90 people are involved from all over Europe either as representatives of their governments or representing International organisations active in this area like the Media & Learning Association. Topics include empowering citizens with critical thinking tools and building bridges between the media industry and the education sector.

The Media & Learning Association have announced that the next Media & Learning Conference will take place on 6-7 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.

Read this month's newsletter here. Highlights include an article by Gwen Lawrie on video blogs as a way to support chemistry students in Australia, Aleksandra Andonoska writing about her eTwinning project for schools, Fiona L. Scott describing her research into the media practices of pre-schoolers and announcements about the forthcoming Media & Learning Conferene and MEDEA Awards.