Kick-off meeting for the Erasmus+ KA2 funded program "Building the Capacity of Educators & Librarians in Information Literacy (EDUCABILITY)."

On Monday, 14 of December 2020, the Kick-off meeting took place online with success. The project funded by Erasmus + KA2, "Cooperation for Innovation and the exchange of good practices," is coordinated by the Cyprus University of Technology library. 

The participants are the Department of Archival, Library and Information Studies, University of West Attica, the Cypriot company Center for Social Innovation, the Library of the University Novi Sad, Serbia, the Department of Library and Information Science of the University Carlos III de Madrid.

EDUCABILITY Project aspires to be a conceptually, strategically, technologically, and educationally pioneering endeavor in answering specific urgent demands of the current Information and Knowledge Society.

There are three main objectives

  1. The development of a freely available literacy Training Package
  2. Training  of educators and librarians in the core skills of information literacy
  3. And finally, prepare a Transnational Memorandum of Cooperation

The project fosters freedom of expression and citizens' information empowerment by educating the educators and librarians on how to teach their communities—a holistic, user-driven approach to developing an innovative, open-access Educational Framework.

For the six following emerging information-related literacies:

  • Media Literacy
  • Digital Literacy
  • Mobile Literacy
  • Critical Literacy-focusing on inequalities
  • Data Literacy

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