Media Education Summit

September 19th - 20th, 2013

The 6th national summit for media education across all sectors will be hosted this year by Sheffield Hallam University. Confirmed keynote speakers include David Buckingham, Susan Orr and Natalie Fenton. Sarah Pink will present to the Media Education Research Journal pre-conference workshop.


Some themes that have emerged from previous Summits include;

  • Learning and teaching in the digital age
  • The role and purpose of media education
  • Innovative pedagogy
  • Media learning practices for ‘Media 2.0’ and beyond
  • The relationship between theory and practice
  • Assessing media learning
  • Student reflection on their creative practice
  • How media literacy and media education relate
  • Technology and innovation across the curriculum


Media Education Research Journal (MERJ) Seminar - Thursday 19th September 2012, 10.30am-12pm

Advice on designing and managing qualitative research projects and preparing such research for submission to peer reviewed journals. Speaker - Professor Sarah Pink, RMIT University in Melbourne.

The pre-conference seminar takes place prior to the main summit events. Find out more about it, and the rest of the programme here.



This years' summit will take place at Sheffield Hallam University, right in the centre of the Steel City.

More about the venue and how to get there.