MEDEA Awards 2011: Closing date & Join Community!
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Closing date of the MEDEA Awards 2011 on 16 September
The deadline for receipt of entries for the fourth annual MEDEA Awards is 16 September 2011. This year there will be two main awards; the MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media 2011 and the MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media 2011. In addition, there will be a Special Award for European Collaboration in the creation of Educational Media 2011 supported by the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme and a Special Award for Educational Media Promoting Volunteering 2011. An additional Special Award of the MEDEA Jury 2011 may also be awarded at the discretion of the MEDEA jury.
Entries are invited in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish and all finalists will be invited to take part in the Media & Learning Conference 2011 in Brussels which includes the MEDEA Awards Ceremony. This conference called “Media & Learning: Harnessing the power of Media to support Learning” is being organised in collaboration with the Flemish Ministry of Education and will take place 24-25 November in the Flemish Ministry of Education Headquarters in Brussels.
The MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media 2011 honours the best entry submitted by teachers, students, learners, parents, professors, individual or organisational representatives in primary education, secondary education, higher education, adult education, vocational education and/or training.
The MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media 2011 will be awarded to the best professional educational media produced by a professional company or semi-professional production unit such as a broadcaster, professional multimedia producer or publisher, professional web designcompany, audiovisual or media department in larger institutions or organisations such as universities, government departments, companies, multinational institutions and organisations, etc.
Entry to this competition is free and prizes of hardware and software will be awarded along with the MEDEA Statuette and commemorative medals.
Join the MEDEA Awards community and keep up to date
If you would like to see examples of previous finalists and winners, visit the the media gallery, showcasing excellent examples of mediasupported learning from the MEDEA Awards 2008 - 2010.
You are also invited to join the newly launched online community of practice where you can exchange experience and identify resources and materials to enhance your use of media to support learning. Discussions and resources are available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish.
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You can read the original press release here (publication date: 9 May 2011).