The 2011 AMES Conference, Breaking Barriers: Multimodal and Media Literacy in the Curriculum for Excellence will take place at Abertay University in Dundee on Saturday 14 May 2011, 10 am to 5 pm
It will address the issues raised in the AMES position paper <http://www.mediaedscotland.org.uk/AMESPositionPaperFeb2011.pdf> published in Feb 2011.
The keynote speaker is Professor David Buckingham of the University of London’s Institute of Education. David is the leading researcher in media education pedagogy and has published widely on the topic. There will also be a range of Curriculum for Excellence related workshops for primary, secondary or adult/further education educators. There are five strands: film, television, video games, digital production and media/multimodal literacy. Delegates can choose 3 from 15 workshops. 9 are suited to primary, 15 to secondary and 14 to further education/adult education.