Jun 282012

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The Global Media Forum, organised by Deutsche Welle, is a congress which draws media representatives from around the world and people from the fields of culture, politics, development and science. In interdisciplinary exchanges participants design approaches to meeting the challenges of globalization in which the media plays a central role.

The DeTALES project will be presented by the Grimme Institute at the Global Media Forum on 26th of June. In the workshop entitled “New Approaches to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)”, hosted by German Commission for UNESCO, UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Harald Gapski and Guido Kowalski will present the project “Digital Storytelling and DeTALES – Digital Education Through Adult Learners EU-Enlargement Stories”. Its aim is to introduce the theory of digital storytelling and exemplify how even beginners can easily use its methods, strategies and practical tools in sustainability projects. The Grimme Institute will also present its project “NRW denkt nachhaltig” (North Rhine-Westphalia Thinks Sustainably) – an example of how digital stories can promote sustainability and life-long learning issues.

The workshop was attended by app. 40 participants from around the world. During the moderated session a number of questions on digital storytelling were discussed.

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