Information Literacy of Teenage Girls

29 June 2016

The IV International Summer School of Journalism and Communication: The 21st Century - Age of Digital Civilization. Information Literacy of Population of Kazakhstan with the Special Focus on Investing in Teenage Girls was completed

We need more and more to cover topics related to the problem of early marriage and early pregnancy. Youth illiteracy in this area leads to negative consequences. In the future, I will study the topic in the framework of the final work.

Akmaral Zhanbyrbayeva, student of KarGU named after E. A. Buketova, Karaganda city, 20 years old.

On 9-11 July 2016 Scientific Center of Humanitarian Research Media Sphere in Al-Farabi KazNU and UNFPA organized with the support of UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office, UNDPI in Republic of Kazakhstan International Summer School in Journalism and Communication.

The purpose and objectives of the Summer School:
  • Gain knowledge and practical skills in the use of new technologies and innovative methods in the process of publication and popularization of creative ideas and informational events;
  • Learning methods and techniques how to use new technologies in the light of information and promotion of events and creative ideas;
  • Acquiring of new skills and competencies in order to achieve information equality in terms of informational literacy;
  • Exploring the creative process and laboratory skills in developing communication strategies for the target audience.

  • The program consisted of lectures, case studies, individual and group workshops, presentations, discussions, critical analysis of actual projects and professional consultations.

    The workshops consisted of intensive training for three days (3 hours of a theoretical module, 3 hours of individual and group assignments, 3 hours of creative-practical tasks).

    At the end of workshop all participants received Certificate of completion of the course.

    Two working languages: Kazakh and Russian

    Location of the school: Sport and Health Camp of KazNU after Al-Farabi in Issyk-Kul Lake, Bosteri, Kyrgyzstan

    Contact: The Chair of Print and Electronic Mass Media KazNU

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