Project Duration: 1 Aug 2019 – 31 Dec 2021
Donor: Carnegie Corporation of New York
Partner: PBS NEWSHOUR
Strengthening awareness and knowledge of Media and Information Literacy for young Jordanians enrolled in public schools aged 14-16 by providing them with the skills to consume and produce media wisely, ethically and creatively.
- Training of 12 teachers in public schools on MIL, video production and storytelling in cooperation with the experts of PBS.
- Designing training manuals for teachers in cooperation with PBS.
- Training 40 students from King Abdullah II Schools of Excellence on Media and Information Literacy skills and video production
- Production of 12 videos by the trained students to be broadcasted on a local TV channel.
- Designing educational games (board and electronic) on Media and Information Literacy for school students.
The emergence of citizen governance as a force in bridging the gaps in the public sector where the "Storytelling and Giving Youth a Voice in the Media" project aims to enhance awareness and knowledge of Media Literacy for Jordanian youths enrolled in public schools between the ages of 14 and 16 by providing them with the necessary skills to consume producing the media wisely, ethically and creatively so that they become empowered citizens and active participants in their societies.
Public schools enrolled students for the age group 14-16 years old.