Alumni Educators in Action: Media Literacy and Critical Thinking in the Digital Age

Kyiv, Ukraine
October 24-28, 2018

Exchange alumni from 25 countries in Europe and Eurasia convened in Kyiv, Ukraine to discuss best practices and challenges to media literacy and critical thinking in their classrooms, libraries, and communities. The alumni participants were secondary school educators, librarians, and non-profit professionals, each one bringing their own unique personal and professional experiences to the seminar. Participants discussed several interrelated topics, such as applying critical literacy into the curricula, integrating digital communication, using technology responsibly, implementing information literacy programs for libraries, integrating media literacy into EFL and bilingual classrooms, digital literacy inclusion practices, engaging community stakeholders, and developing critical literacy projects for the classroom, library, or community.

By the Numbers

43 Alumni Participants



Alumni Participants’ Home Countries

Countries in Europe and Eurasia

Small Grant Projects

Small Grant Projects in 7 Countries

Alumni Participants’ Exchange Programs

Exchange Programs