Finland’s Media Literacy curriculum starts early

In Finland, media literacy education is increasingly embedded in the curriculum and, according to one head teacher, we don’t need to wait until children are older to start talking about media in the classroom. “In maths lessons, Kivinen’s pupils learn how easy it is to lie with statistics. In art, they see how an image’s meaning can be manipulated. In history, they analyse notable propaganda campaigns, while Finnish language teachers work with them on the many ways in which words can be used to confuse, mislead and deceive”. The link for the full article is here.

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