Thinking through images: A story of ten lessons by Annio Gioacchino Stasi

In this blogpost, we take a deeper look at the ten video lessons at the heart of the audiovisual and film literacy training course we are preparing for teachers in September. While enjoying your summer holidays, we invite you to read the story of the CrAL (Creative Audiovisual Labs) course told by its author and instructor […]

CrAL project featured at the ALL DIGITAL weeks 2022

On 24th March, ALL DIGITAL hosted a webinar on the topic “Innovative approached to enhancing media literacy of students and teachers”. The event took place during the second week of this year’s ALL DIGITAL Weeks. It put the focus on two Erasmus+ projects for students and teachers. In AMeLiE, teachers work with their students on […]

All Digital Weeks in Lithuania with Attention to Critical Thinking

Being a member of the pan-European network ALL DIGITAL since 2010, Association Langas į ateitį has been coordinating the annual European ALL DIGITAL Weeks (ADW) campaigns in Lithuania aiming to help people of all ages who are most in need of digital literacy. This year, the campaign across Europe has already started and will last […]

Why critical thinking?

Critical thinking is a rich concept that has been developing throughout the past 2,500 years.  In this article, we will offer a few definitions of critical thinking which together form a trans-disciplinary conception of this term. Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, and evaluating information gathered from […]

What is the European Commission expert group on disinformation and digital literacy?

ALL DIGITAL, coordinator of the CrAL project, is a member of an expert group set up by the European Commission to tackle disinformation and promote digital literacy through education and training in the context of the Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027). In this blogpost, we provide an overview of what the group does, ALL DIGITAL’s […]

CrAL project presented at “INSTRUCTION-Upskilling school teachers for education-work transition” event in Greece

The DAISSy Reserach Group of the Hellenic Open University (HOU), presented the Creative Audiovisual Lab for the promotion of critical thinking and media literacy (CrAL) at the multiplier event titled “INSTRUCTION-Upskilling school teachers for education-work transition”. The event was organized by the Hellenic Open University (HOU) – DAISSy Research Group, and took place on the […]

CrAL methodology, media literacy and critical thinking

The CrAL project team is working diligently on a methodology that will soon be completed and translated to make it available to the general public. While you are eagerly waiting to see what the project consortium has prepared, we offer you some “warming up” through a few educational videos below. Media literacy, as a key […]

CrAL project in a nutshell – information leaflet about the project now available

While we are busy developing training materials for implementation of the Creative Audiovisual Writing and Reading methodology and CrAL Online Platform (it will be launched in December 2021) we also prepared a leaflet that presents the project in a nutshell. It explains what challenges of Generation Z we want to tackle with the CrAL project […]

From the idea to the Creative Audiovisual Writing and Reading workshops

The CrAL project is based on the good practice “Creative audiovisual writing and reading”, which was developed by our partner Istituto Centrale per i Beni sonori ed audiovisivi (ICBSA) and has already been experimented in Italy. In this blogpost, our partners from ICBSA will tell you more about the work and process behind the development of this methodology.  […]

Presentation of the CrAL project in Rijeka (Croatia)

Our partner CTC Rijeka presented the CrAL project at the event titled “Virtual reality – the future of education and cultural heritage?!” on 23 March 2021. The event gathered representatives of educational and cultural sector, among others teachers from all parts of Croatia, representatives of local and regional government, policy makers in the field of culture […]