#03 development cooperation

Media to extend classrooms

The 4th International Media Conference organised by the GIZ's International Institute for Journalism in cooperation with FAZ newspaper took place on 17 March, 2011 in Berlin. Its topic: "The power of media to extend classrooms". The conference was a forum for discussion on the media's role in education in formal, non-formal and informal learning. A panel of experts from around the world demonstrated how education and capacity building can be enhanced by combining innovative digital tools and traditional media, such as radio, newspapers as well as multi-media edutainment.

The contents and outcomes of the panel are documented on the conference website: http://www.mediaconference-iij.de/ (link is outdated)

Read more on the role of media in the next issue of DDD!