MIL Curriculum for Teachers
Teachers are the gateway to literate societies. Therefore, this model Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Curriculum for Teachers is intend as a tool that will provide educators of all background with the main competencies (knowledge, skills, and attitude) on MIL. It focuses on pedagogical approaches necessary to enable teacher to integrate MIL in their classrooms.
By focusing on teachers, UNESCO hopes to capitalize on the potential multiplier effect. That is, media and information literate teachers should facilitate media and information literacy among their students and in turn leading to societies that are media and information literate.
The MIL Curriculum for Teachers is designed as a flexible and comprehensive framework that educators or curriculum developers may adapt to the local context of their countries.
The MIL Curriculum for Teachers is available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. It is has been translated into Portuguese, Russian, and Swedish. These versions are being finalized for publishing soon. Translation into other languages such as Chinese, German, and Japanese are underway. Please check our website for updates. If you are interested in partnering with UNESCO to translate the MIL Curriculum into your local language, please contact us.
Actions undertaken in preparing the model MIL curriculum for teachers
- International expert group meeting to advise on the strategy to prepare the curriculum
- Second international expert group meeting to review the first draft of the curriculum
- Series of regional training of trainer workshops and consultation for Southern Africa, Latin America and Caribbean and Southern Asia