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Media Education Summit 2011

Ravensbourne (next to The O2 at Greenwich Peninsula)
6 September 2011 10:30 - 7 September 2011 15:30

The summit builds on three previous successful meetings, each of which attracted over 150 delegates from 65 Higher Education Institutions. This event is organised by The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice - Bournemouth University, hosted by Ravensbourne and supported by Skillset and the Art Design Media Higher Education Subject Centre.


  •  The role and purpose of media education
  •  Developing higher level skills
  •  Innovative pedagogy related to specific learning contexts
  •  Media learning practices in 'Media 2.0'
  •  14-19 educational reform
  •  The relationship between theory and practice
  •  Assessing media learning
  •  Students reflecting on their creative practice
  •  How media literacy and media education relate

Confirmed Speakers

  •  Greg Dyke, Chair of the BFI, Former Director General of the BBC
  •  Charles Leadbeater, Author We-think: the power of mass creativity, Senior Research Associate Demos
  •  Professor Natalie Fenton, Goldsmiths, University of London
  •  Nik Powell, Director National Film and Television School
  •  Professor David Gauntlett, University of Westminster
  •  Becky Parry, Institute of Education
  •  Professor Stephen Heppell, The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice

The event will be chaired by Jon Wardle, The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice and Barbara Howell, Ravensbourne.

Fees: Early Bird £215 (before 31st May), Full Rate £255 (after 31st May), Summit Only (no accommodation): £165


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