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December 12, 2010 On-line version of Insafe Family Kit re-produced in Armenian by Media Education Center with 1support of World Vision. Read more...

 

 

 

 

December 11, 2010 Media Education Center with support of World Vision conducts a Workshop on e-Safety for high school students from Stepanavan. Adobe 1User Group member Ares Hovhannesyan presents usage of new tools on graphic design, video-editing and publishing. Read more...

 

 

 

 

December 2 - 3, 2010 European Conference "Media Literacy for All" organized under the Belgian Presidency of the European Union by the Higher Council for 1Media Literacy at the European Parliament and Institut des Hautes Etudes des Communications Sociales in Brussels. Media Education Center's Narine Khachatryan made a presentation 'Media Literacy for All: Fostering Creativity and Critical Thinking in Armenia'.

 

 

 

 

 

September 28 - 29, 2010 Media Education Center participates in the 4th International Conference “Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online” in frames 1of EC Safer Internet Programme organized by the Polish and German Safer Internet Centers in Warsaw.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 3 - 4, 2010 Why media literacy is essential literacy of the XXI century? Narine Khachatryan, Media Education Center's experta speaks about current European approaches to the topic at the First Ukrainian Internet Governance Forum in Kyiv. Video material ...

 

June 18, 2010 Corner of Harry Potter, Public Radio of Armenia, Program for Children and Parents at 2.15 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. "On-line libraries, educational games and other learning resources on the World Wide Web". Media Education Center invited to speak about efficient use of educational resources on the web. Questions and Answers, moderated by Karine Gevorgyan.

 

June 8, 2010 Media Education Center participates in the round-table discussion dedicated to Armenian language content on Wikipedia organized by Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support - ARMACAD on 1June 8, 2010, at the Yerevan-based Youth Center.  The administrators and the authors of the free on-line encyclopedia presented their insights to the audience of students, teachers and representatives of scientific community. Armenian Wikipedia, which has been available since 2006 (http://hy.wikipedia.org/) has already 9100 articles in Armenian.

 

 

 

May 20, 2010 INSAFE Newsletter highlights initial results from the survey conducted by Media Education Center this year 1in Armenia.

 

 

 

 

 

April 29 and 30, 2010, Third Edition of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) organised by the  Council of Europe, the Swiss Federal Office of Communication, the Spanish Internet Governance Forum in Madrid. "Is it proportionate to cut access to the Internet for protecting copyright? eurodigShould Internet operators be liable for content published by their users? What role should Europe have in discussions concerning the regulation of the Internet across borders?" - these and other issues related to children’s use of social media, data protection, the emergence of cloud computing and the Internet in 2020 were disscussed. Media Education Center contributed to shaping the Workshop Five, dedicated to children and social media. More...

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April 2, 2010 Armenian Safer Internet Day Committee held its meeting at the AUA Business Center. Issues related to cyber-ethics, cyber-security, protection of 1private data, copyright problems, protection of minors, media literacy and the broader topics of development of the Information Society in Armenia were discussed.

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March 18, 2010 Corner of Harry Potter, Public Radio of Armenia, Program for Children and Parents at 2.45 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. Protection of personal information from unauthorized access. Media Education Center's experts invited to speak. Questions and Answers, moderated by Narine Safaryan.

 

February 15, 2010 You can report anything you find on-line that you don't like or makes you feel uncomfortable. You can report harmful and offensive content or any incident. Hotlines are available round- the-clock: (37410) 24 15 80, (374 080) 06 11 11 and (37410) 739148.

 

February 12 – April 01, Dissemination of a new Internet Safety Guide for Teachers, Parents and Children and World Vision's "Keep the Children Safe Online" 1interactive CD among children and youth. The two resources teach that the Internet can be a great educational tool and a fun place for children and educate them about risks, negative content, their rights to privacy.

 

 

 

 

February 12, 2010, Corner of Harry Potter, Public Radio of Armenia, Special Program for Children and Parents at 2.45 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. "eSafety Tips to parents and children using the World Wide Web". Questions and Answers, moderated by Narine Safaryan.

 

February 9 , 2010 Competition of drawings/posters focusing on this year’s Safer Internet Day slogan "Think before you post!". 5 - 8 year olds can enter the Safer Internet Day 2010 poster competition by making a picture on the theme "How do you see yourself and the internet? Is it a good, safe place to be?" Works are accepted until April 9.

 

February 09, 2010 - Seminar “Safer Internet Day” with education and ICT stakeholders organized in the frame of the Safer Internet Day by Media Education Center in partnership with Microsoft Armenia, World Vision. Representatives of National Center of Educational Technologies, NGOs, secondary school and 1university teachers, media, youth took part in the seminar. Outcomes of a public opinion poll by Media Education Center to reveal the attitudes of parents and teachers to cyber security, media literacy and internet accessibility issues have been discussed. Agenda...

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January 28, 2010 Internet Safety Guide for Teachers, Parents and Children by Media Education Center is available on-line. The guide highlights possible threats for children and gives advises how to behave safely being on-line and not reveal personal information. It describes the the opportunities and dangers new information and communication technologies bring.

 

January 26, 2010, 250 participants gathered at the Yerevan Secondary and High School after Chekhov, located in the Armenian capital, to discuss children's on-line behaviour and risks. The meeting was a launch of month-long celebrations of the Safer Internet Day in Armenia organized by Media Education Center. 1Parents, teachers and NGO representatives took part in the meetng. This is the second year Armenia participates in the Safer Internet Day world-wide celebrations. Read more...

 

 

 

 

August 7, 2009, Corner of Harry Potter, Public Radio of Armenia, Live Program for Children and Parents. US University of St. Thomas professor, Michael O'Donnell and Media Education Center deputy Director Narine Khachatryan invited to speak about impacts of media on children. Questions and Answers, moderated by Narine Safaryan.

 

June 12, 2009, Corner of Harry Potter, Public Radio of Armenia, Live Program for Children and Parents. "Educational Resources on the World Wide Web". Media Education Center invited to speak about efficient use of educational resources on the web. Questions and Answers, moderated by Narine Safaryan.

 

 

February 27, 2009, Corner of Harry Potter, Public Radio of Armenia , Live Program for Children and Parents on Internet Safety Issues. Media Education Center invited to highlight the benefits and the risks related to usage of on-line technologies. Questions and Answers, moderated by Narine Safaryan.

 

February 26, 2009, Round Table on Child On-line Safety, Mariott Hotel, Round table with authorities and mass media representatives in Yerevan. The launch of the new project «Building a Common e-Learning Environment for Schools».1

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February 25, 2009: 10 Tips to Children on Safer Usage of On-line Technologies Workshop at the Yerevan School of Art at the Mkhitar Sebastatsy Educational Complex in Yerevan. Children played games helping them to learn about safe behaviour on the web.1

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February 17, 2009, “Safer Usage of On-line Technologies and Information Literacy in Armenian Schools” Workshop, Yerevan, Physics-Mathematics School after Shahinyan. 1

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February 11 - February 17, 2009 : Workshops on Internet safety issues and social networking with youngsters, parents, teachers, local authorities, NGOs in Yerevan. Municipality officials, as well as school principals and mass media representatives participate,local media outlets received press-releases about the events. Photos....
 

 

February 10, 2009, “Safer Usage of On-line Technologies and More Responsible Behaviour in Social Networks” Workshop for children, parents, teachers and NGO representatives at the Mkhitar Sebastatsy EC. Children also prepared their own presentations about spam, viruses and cyber etiquette.  Microsoft Corporation described the usage of Internet filters and disseminate information on filtering software..1


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February 10, 2009 : Media Education Center launched of a new web resource www.saferinternet.nt.am with links to teaching and learning resources on safety issues. Information campaign. The web-site contains sections on blogs, chat rooms, social networks, file-sharing and filtering and . Internet-related risks, such as cyber-bulling, fishing, farming, Internet fraud and identity theft. Links to the new web-site are placed on several school web-sites. The web-site highlights such issues as copyright and protection of private information. It contains useful tips to parents, children, teenagers and teachers on safer and more responsible behavior on the web. Read More...

 

August 2007: Media Education and Media Literacy in Secondary Schools: Round Table: A round table discussion on Media Education and Media Literacy in Secondary Schools”organized by Armenia’s Media Education Center at the Mkhitar Sebastatsy Educational Complex, experimental and research union of the ministry of education and science in August of 2007. Adults and children spend enourmous time watching television, the main source of conferanceinformation, a world arena for propaganda and advertisement. Media is no longer just the influence of our culture, they shape our culture. See Photos...

 

 

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