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April 19, 2008

Media education summit (UK)

Filed under: News, Headlines, journalism, conferences, media education — news_editor @ 10:45 pm

We are pleased to invite you to attend the Media Education Summit 2008 and to call for proposals for creative contributions and posters.

This event is organized by The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, hosted by Bournemouth University and supported by Skillset and the Art, Design and Media Higher Education Subject Centre.

Conference Details

Media Education Summit Monday 1st September & Tuesday 2nd September 2008

This national conference will provide valuable insights into the opportunities and challenges facing media education now and in the future.


  • Convergence - implications for HE
  • Media Practice 2020 - industrial and educational perspectives
  • Employer engagement an government policy
  • The launch on the 14-19 Creative Media Diploma
  • The creation of the Skillset Screen and Media Academies
  • Students reflecting on their creative practice
  • Using new technologies to engage students

Confirmed Speakers

  • Anthony Lilley, CEO Magic Lantern
  • Prof Stephen Heppell, The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice
  • Kate O’Connor, Deputy CEO, Skillset
  • Dr Julian McDougall, Newman University College
  • Dr Andrew Burn, Institute of Education
  • Dr Julian Sefton-Green, University of South Australia

Fees: Early Bird GBP125 (before 30th June), Full Rate GBP175 (after 30 June)

Call for Creative Contributions, and Poster Presentations

Proposals for short screenings, posters, foyer demonstrations and performances related to the conference themes of Policy, Philosophy and Pedagogy are invited.

Please submit short proposals (up to 500 words plus other artefacts or information as relevant) by 30th June 2008.

There will be designated time to enable poster presenters to share their work in person. The poster session allows a more interactive forum for communication and collaborative discussion. The poster presenter must be present during the period assigned for discussion.

Please send proposals and any queries to:

Further details can be found at together with information on how to register to attend.

Jon Wardle co-director the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, The Media School, Bournemouth University 01202 965907

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