UNESCO Chair on Media and Information Literacy and Sciences Literacy
Description and mandate of the chair
Disclosure of lies and misinformation in the media, maintaining the discussion on the creation, recognition and consumption of high-quality media content, educational seminars for secondary school students and teachers throughout Latvia, and modern, internationally-oriented studies at the bachelor’s and master’s levels – these are the main activities within the Media literacy initiative launched by Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences in autumn 2016. By this initiative, ViA joins those organisations in Latvia that are committed to actively promote information and media literacy skills in the Latvian society.
(UNESCO No. 2023LV1676)