Report Media Education: Austria

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur) is the supreme body in charge of overseeing primary and secondary education in Austria, as well as teacher training colleges.

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Report Media Education: Belgium

The Belgian education system depends on the governments of the three communities that make up the country: Flemish, French and German. The responsibility for education falls on the shoulders of each community, which organizes its education system and decides how to implement media literacy in their region.

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Report Media Education: Cyprus

The education system in Cyprus is centrally managed by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC). Initial formal education is provided by public and private institutions ranging from preschool to primary, secondary and senior secondary (public). Education is compulsory from age four years and eight months to fifteen years of age.

In 2011, the Cyprus Ministry of Education introduced the new literacy curriculum for public schools, a program that focused on the acquisition of skills and knowledge for the development of critical literacy in children.

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Report Media Education: Cyprus (en)

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Report Media Education: Bulgaria

In the Republic of Bulgaria the education system is centrally managed by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Science (MEYS). Primary education and junior secondary education is organized as a single structure that starts from the age of 7 (or 6 at the discretion of the parents) and consists of 8 years of compulsory schooling.

Senior secondary education is compulsory for students up to 16 years of age but the vast majority of people continue to study through to grade 12.

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Report Media Education: Bulgaria (en)

Report Media Education: Czech Republic

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports regulates long-term education policies in the Czech Republic but the responsibility for implementing them is divided among the central government, the 14 regions and communities within the country. Curriculum reform in schools currently in progress (since 2011) is based on the Framework for Education Programs (FEP) approved in September 2009, and determines that all schools should prepare their own education programs.

Media education was established through the Framework Education Program for Elementary Education which was validated in 2004 and subsequently redrafted in 2007.

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Report Media Education: Czech Republic (en)