European synthesis on the experimentation of training modules combating hate speech and discriminations

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Nov 102016
 

The European project BRICkS– Building Respect on the Internet by Combating Hate Speech – aims to combat the spread of online hate speech against migrants and minorities through media literacy and active involvement of web users and web content producers. In this framework, four media education modules -one in each country involved in the project (Italy, Belgium, Germany and Czech Republic)- were designed to raise awareness about fighting online discriminations and hate speech. These training modules were implemented in schools and youth centers between September 2015 and November 2016.

This report provides a synthesis about the design and the experimentation process of these training modules in each national context. It has been elaborated thanks to the materials produced and also collected by each national team: modules description, logbooks from trainers or teachers, quantitative data, examples of students’ productions and finally, some pictures from the workshops.  Continue reading »

21st March – #SilenceHate Campain in Belgium

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Apr 112016
 

banner-180x151pxWorkshop-debate about caricature and freedom of speech

On March 21st, as part of the Week of Action against RacismMedia Animation (Belgian partner of BRICkS project) in collaboration with the MRAX (Movement against Racism, Anti-Semitism and xenophobia), organized a workshop-debate on the issues of the caricature and freedom of speech in the fight against discrimination.  Continue reading »

Training for teachers and educators on the tool “Draw me the freedom of speech » – Brussels – January 2016

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Feb 092016
 

The European project BRICKS aims to combat the spread of hate speech against migrants and minorities through media education and active involvement of users and producers of content on the web. Instead of focusing only on the potential negative consequences of youth uses of the Internet, the goal is to explore the opportunities for an intercultural dialogue on the web. In this context, Media Animation, Belgian partner of the project, organized a training for teachers, educators and animators working in various sectors (socio-cultural, youth …) on the theme of freedom of speech and caricatures to fight against hate speech. Continue reading »