Coinciding with International Literacy Day, Delhi Public School, Vijayawada, will organise a panel discussion on ‘Media Literacy’ on the school campus on September 7 (Saturday).
The event will commence at 9.30 a.m. in the seminar hall of the school.
Senior journalists from the print and electronic media will discuss key components of media literacy such as media as a watchdog, watching the watchdog, media ethics, social media and career opportunities in media.
Freelance writer and ELT Consultant P. Ramanujam will moderate the discussion.
In a statement on Friday, Head of the English Department and coordinator of the event Shanthi Ramajujam said the discussion would be followed by an interaction with children from different schools.
“The objective is to disabuse the notion of medial literacy and educate children to be intelligent users of media,” she said.
Two students and one teacher from each school are invited to participate.
The students may be from classes IX--XII.
Interested schools may confirm their participation by forwarding names of the students and the teacher by email to the Faculty Coordinator (English), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The last date for registration is September 3.
Further information can be sought by contacting Shanthi Ramanujam, Discussion Coordinator (mobile: 77029 29564)