SIGNIS Asia Media Education
Training of Trainers Programme 2022
The SIGNIS Asia Media Education Desk organized a ‘Training of Trainers Programme’ from 22-26, February 2022 via Zoom platform. Around 70 Media Education professionals from 16 countries participated in the programme.
The participating countries include Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Vietnam, Mongolia, East Timor, South Korea, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Cambodia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, East Timor and Nigeria.
The Resource team:
Eleven resource persons, Prof. Carlos from Argentina, Ms. Pamela from Canada, Sr. Dr. Aduloju Elizabeth Titilayo from Nigeria, Ms. Pie Mabanta, Ms. Del Hernandez and Mr. Bernard Canaberal from the Philippines, Fr. Robinson Rodrigues, Fr. Jenith Sekar, Sr. Michelle Mathias from NISCORT, India, Prof. Vikas Singh and Dr. Magimai Pragasamfrom India, handled sessions on various topics related to Media Education.
The main aim of the programme was to 1) examine the ways media define ‘our perceptions and shape our life experience’ 2) to make ‘media consumption’ an active and critical process. 3) It was also to make the media accountable and responsible to society.
Building a Strong Network in Asia
Fr. Joseph Anucha, the President of SIGNIS ASIA during his speck, emphasized the need for understanding the concepts of Media Education so that we all can courageously share them with young people across Asia.
All the sessions in the programme have been captured, edited and uploaded to YouTube for which the links have been provided here. You can also find some of them in the SIGNIS World Congress 2022 metaverse platform (16-19 August 2022).
Media Information Literacy by Ms. Pie Mabanta Fenoneno
Constructions and Deconstructions by Sr.Dr. Elizabeth Aduloju Titilayo
The World of Advertisements by Ms. Del Hernandez
Educommunication by Prof. Carlos Farraro
Critical Analysis of Print Medium by Fr. Robinson Rodrigues
Social Media and Youth by Sr. Patricia Michelle Mathias
The Unseen Power of Radio by Bernard Factor Canaberal
Ms. Pamela Aleman on Media Literacy in the US and Canada
Fr. Jenith Sekar on Critical Analysis of Film Medium
Prof. Vikas Singh on Developing an Audio-visual Resource Library for Media Education
Ms. Del Hernandez on Designing Media Education programmes
Sumit Dhanraj on Writing Skills for Media
Prof. Carlos Farraro on ‘Making Media Education a Movement’
For further information, email:
Dr. Magimai Pragasam, Head, SIGNIS ASIA Media Education Desk