Mediawijs - Knowledge centre for media literacy

About, the knowledge centre for media literacy, was launched in January 2013. The goal of is to promote media literacy for all citizens in order for them to act in a more conscious and critical way in the mediated society. In order to do so, the centre wants to stimulate and raise media competences, to create an e-inclusive society and a safe media climate.

On behalf of MICT, Elke Boudry works part-time for and is in charge of the development of the knowledge platform. This online platform is aimed at different actors from the broad field of media literacy (stakeholders from the field as well as policy makers, media industry and researchers). The platform offers various information, knowledge, methods and good practices and actors active in the field of media literacy. is a network organization based on a consortium of 12 partners who will initiate projects focusing on training, knowledge sharing and communication. The partners of are:

  • iMinds-Digital Society Department
  • LINC vzw
  • Mediaraven
  • Stuurgroep Volwassenenonderwijs (via VOCVO)
  • MAKS
  • REC Radiocentrum
  • MIOS-Universiteit Antwerpen
  • ICRI-KULeuven
  • Cemeso-Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Thomas More
  • Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg
  • Provinciale Hogeschool Limburg

Duration of the project

The project runs from 01/01/2013 - 31/12/2014.

Staff involved

  • Elke Boudry
  • Prof. dr. Pieter Verdegem

Financed by

  • Flemish government

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