As part of the Minister for Digital and Culture, Caroline Dinenage’s new strategy to fight online disinformation, NYA is delighted to announce that they have received funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) for the design and delivery of a Media Literacy module.
The new module will be connected to the NYA Youth Work Curriculum and aims to upskill youth workers in media literacy skills, enabling them to discuss issues surrounding online safety with young people they support.
Abbee McLatchie, Director of Youth Work commented,
“We are delighted to be designing and delivering a new Media Literacy module as part of DCMS’s new strategy to fight online disinformation. We are passionate about continuing to upskill the youth sector, and our new training module will help youth workers positively engage with young people to discuss and improve their online safety.”
The new module is expected to be launched in late Autumn and will be available free-of-charge through the NYA Youth Work Academy.