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dc.contributor.authorCannon, Michelle
dc.contributor.authorConnolly, Steve M.
dc.contributor.authorParry, Rebecca
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-23T09:46:04Z
dc.date.available2021-10-09T00:00:00Z
dc.date.available2020-11-23T09:46:04Z
dc.date.issued2020-10-09
dc.identifier.citationCannon M, Connolly S, Parry R (2020) 'Media literacy, curriculum and the rights of the child', Discourse, (), pp.-.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0159-6306
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/01596306.2020.1829551
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10547/624629
dc.description.abstractEngaging with digital media is part of everyday living for the majority of children, yet opportunities to learn about, through and with media are denied many pupils in compulsory schooling. Whilst Media Studies in the UK is internationally reputed to be well established, changes made to the primary and secondary national curriculum in 2014 included removal of existing media study elements. We demonstrate what is lost by these actions in relation to the United Nations Rights of the Child and, in particular, the right of the child to express identity. We demonstrate how media literacy had previously been included in curriculum, enabling opportunities to address children’s rights, and propose that the absence of media education is part of an overall trend of the non-prioritisation of children’s rights in England and Northern Ireland. The paper calls for media literacy to be reintroduced into primary and secondary curriculumen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_US
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01596306.2020.1829551en_US
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dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/*
dc.subjectchildren's rightsen_US
dc.subjectidentityen_US
dc.subjectmedia literacyen_US
dc.subjectSubject Categories::P300 Media studiesen_US
dc.titleMedia literacy, curriculum and the rights of the childen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.journalDiscourseen_US
dc.date.updated2020-11-23T09:32:10Z
dc.description.notepublisher will not permit use of final published version, do you have a previous version we could use? eg after review but before publisher formatting applied? RVO 20/11/20 file supplied 23/11/20


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