On 1 December 2020, 16:00, a workshop on the trends of information literacy education in the Baltics will be held within the framework of the Media Literacy in the Baltics project.

The situation of information literacy education in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania will be discussed at the workshop. During the implementation of the project in the past, digital security and fake news were discussed, while now attention will be focused on other aspects of information literacy, i.e., understanding how mass media works, various algorithms in digital space, ‘deep fakes’, personal data and their security. Development of the above-mentioned different aspects of information literacy in different Baltic States will be introduced during the workshops.


  • 16:00-16:10 – Greetings, introduction
  • 16:10-16:20 – Dr.  Klinta Ločmele (Latvian University) about the situation in Latvia.
  • 16:20-16:30 – Dr. Maria Muurmaa-Mengel and Maia Klaassen (Tartu University) about the situation in Estonia.
  • 16:30-16:40 – Dr. Kristina Juraitė and Rūta Beinoriūtė (Vytautas Magnum University, Media4Change Project) about the situation in Lithuania.
  • 16:40-17:00 – Discussion

The event will be held remotely. Registration to the event is open until 27 of November, by clicking here: https://irexorg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqceChqz8uGtdYuZV0jYYxGIUSrKiWWsml

Faculty staff, students and other interested persons are eligible to the event.

The Media Literacy in the Baltics Project is financed by the US State Department, implemented by the International Research & Exchanges Board IREX.

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