Journalism Department, Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb University, Associate Professor and Head of Student TV, Croatia
Tena Perišin, PhD, Associate Professor of Television journalism at the Studies of Journalism, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb.
She has been working as a reporter, editor and the producer at Croatian Radio Television (HRT). She was a Head of International News Department and Assistant News Director, the leader of the news digitalization project at HRT. She was also leading the project of the HRT’s News Channel (HRT4). She has won several journalism awards From 2012. she is employed at Faculty of Political Science and teaches tv and investigative journalism, she is in charge of the Erasmus+ projects on mobile journalism.
Breakout session: Do-it-yourself training in Mobile Journalism (MoJo)
Time for Inspiration Part 2: Approaches & Solutions to the Crucial Issues
Communication Officer, UNICEF Montenegro, Montenegro
Jelena Perović has a PhD in Communication Science from the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Her PhD thesis explored media education in Montenegro. Working as the Communication Officer for UNICEF in Montenegro, she coordinated the Global Kids Online research in this country and several campaigns promoting child digital safety and participation, inclusion of children with disabilities, preschool education, fostering, positive parenting, etc. Her research interests are related to children and media, media literacy/media education, communication for development and social change, child participation, etc.
Time for Inspiration Part 1: Contemporary Media & Education - The Crucial Issues
Communication & Society Research Centre, University of Minho, Portugal
Professor in Communication Sciences at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho, former journalist and the Press Ombudsman for the daily Portuguese newspaper “Jornal de Notícias”. He is involved in the foundation of the National Media Literacy Observatory (MILOBS). He teaches Media and Information Literacy as well as Journalism Studies. Research is focused on media literacy and citizenship; news literacy; sociology of media and communication.
Breakout session: The MIL Curriculum and Teaching Critical Skills in Schools
curator, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Bojana Piškur, PhD is a writer and curator who works at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana). Her focus of professional interest is on political issues as they relate to or are manifested in the field of art, with special emphasis on the region of the former Yugoslavia and Latin America. She has written for numerous publications and lectured in many parts of the world on the topics such as post avant-garde in former Yugoslavia, radical education, cultural politics in self-management and the Non-Aligned Movement, always in relation to the wider social and political environment.
Reader in Media in Education, University College London Institute of Education, United Kingdom
John Potter is Reader in Media in Education at the University College London Institute of Education, based in the UCL Knowledge Lab. His research and publications are in the fields of: media education, new literacies, creative activity and learner agency; the changing nature of teaching and learning in response to the pervasive use in wider culture of media technologies in formal and informal settings. He is the author of a number of books and papers in the field, including the recently published “Digital Media, Culture and Education: Theorising third-space literacies” with Prof Julian McDougall (published by Palgrave/Springer in 2017).
Gala Evening: Keynote Speech