Media Education in Youth Work [best practice]

A comprehensive media education course consisting of 4 modules spread over 15 training days allows youth workers to integrate active media work in youth work. The course is prepared by JFF – Institute for Media Research and Media Education in cooperation with Institute for Youth Work in Germany.

The knowledge acquired as part of this training is intended to enable youth workers:

  • to critically analyse developments in the media and to reflect the related technological, aesthetic, legal and economic foundations;
  • to get acquainted with the media usage of children and young people, regarding its significance and also to get to know media educational concepts for an active and action-oriented handling of media;
  • to gain technical, aesthetical and pedagogical competence, in order to implement and further develop media education projects in their own fields of work.

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Media Education in Youth Work
Medienp├Ądagogische Praxis in der Jugendarbeit