March 23, 2023

SAVE THE DATE | The importance of Visual Media Literacy and how it can be taught – May 3rd, 2023


As the world becomes more digital, the ability to read, understand, and interpret visual media has become a crucial skill. The CLIP Project (Critical Visual Media Literacy and Empowerment) aims to equip European Higher Education students with the skills needed to tackle misinformation caused by the manipulation of images.

To raise awareness about the importance of Visual Media Literacy, the project is organising an online event during the ALL DIGITAL WEEKS campaign. The event will take place on 3rd May 2023 at 4:00 PM CET, and it will be an opportunity for educators and students to learn more about this critical topic.

During the 60-minute session, Simona Pezzano (IULM University) will define Visual literacy and explain how we learn through images. The audience will also participate in an activity called “What’s going on in this picture?” to understand the complexity of visual media interpretation.

Additionally, the CLIP project will be presented, focusing on the creation of innovative tools and training to equip Higher Education students with the necessary skills to counteract misinformation caused by the manipulation of images. The session will end with a Q&A session, and stakeholders working in the same field can exchange good practices.

To register for the event, please visit the following URL:

Date and Time: May 3rd, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CET

More about CLIP project: 

CLIP aims to strengthen digital capabilities of the Higher Education sector, and increase resilience to manipulation and polarisation working on the important issue of critical visual literacy, that is a fundamental component of the way European students and citizens are getting informed in the digital era.

The project is funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and spans over 18 months (October 2022 – March 2024). More at: 

What is all digital weeks: ALL DIGITAL WEEKS is an annual digital inclusion and empowerment campaign run at digital competence centres, libraries, community centres, schools and other venues across Europe. More at: