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  • MEDEA Awards 2017 - Ceremony

    19 April 2017

    The overall winners of the MEDEA Awards 2017 were announced today 19 April 2017 in a virtual Ceremony streamed here. Watch the video!

  • Finalists announced for MEDEA Awards 2017

    23 March 2017

    The 8 finalists for the 2017 Annual MEDEA Awards were announced by the MEDEA Awards Organising Committee today. They are (in alphabetical order):


    • 321via.ch by Sara Alloatti (Switzerland)
    • Cuba Stories by John Drew, Mark Grabowski and Joan Stein-Schimke (United States)
    • De mayor quiero ser científica by Fundación Profesor Novoa Santos (Spain)
    • Écoute cette histoire by TV5 Québec (Canada)
    • In my own view by Karpos (Greece)
    • Physics House by ClickView (Australia)
    • Project management simulation by Saffron Interactive (United Kingdom)
    • Somme Tales by The National Archives (United Kingdom)

    The overall winners will be announced during a virtual MEDEA Awards ceremony which takes place on Wednesday 19 April 2017. The winners will be invited to the Media & Learning Conference 2018 in Brussels. This year the awards attracted more than 100 entries from 26 countries and the judging panel was made up of 86 judges.

    Read the full press release

    For more information about the MEDEA Awards: http://www.medea-awards.com

    For more information and the Media & Learning Conference: http://www.media-and-learning.eu

  • MEDEA Awards 2017: Finalists To Be Announced Soon

    28 February 2017

    We are pleased to announce that, after a longer than expected period of evaluation, the finalists of the MEDEA Awards 2017 edition will be announced in the first half of March. The news will be announced with a press release, on our website and through our social media channels. All finalists will also be notified individually.

    The MEDEA Awards Ceremony will not take place during the Media & Learning Conference in Brussels this year because with considerable regret we in the Media & Learning Association together with our partners in the Flemish Ministry of Education have decided to cancel this year’s Media & Learning Conference and Symposium due to unforeseen medical circumstances.

    The finalists will instead be invited to take part in an online session, during which the winners of the MEDEA Awards 2017 will be announced. The date and link for participation in this session will be made available shortly. All MEDEA participants and interested people are invited to join.

    In addition to this online session, the MEDEA 2017 finalists will also be invited to take part in the next edition of Media & Learning taking place in Brussels in 2018.

  • Deadline for submissions to the MEDEA Awards 2017 has now passed

    10 October 2016
    Finalists

    The deadline for submissions to the 9th edition of the annual MEDEA Awards 1 December 2016. The aim of the MEDEA Awards is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media (audio, video, graphics and animation) in education as well as to recognise and promote excellence in the production and pedagogical design of media-rich learning resources. There are two main awards this year, the MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media and the MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media. Finalists will be invited to take part in the Media & Learning Conference taking place in Brussels from 6-7 April 2017.

  • Entries from Ireland and Switzerland take the top honours at the MEDEA Awards 2016

    17 March 2016

    This year the MEDEA Professional Production Award went to Multimedia Wismo produced by Nadasdy Film in Switzerland. The overall prize for the MEDEA User-Generated Award went to Labhair Linn! Cabhraigh Linn! - Speak with Us! Support Us! submitted by Edel Crosbie in Ireland. The winners were announced during the MEDEA Awards Ceremony which took place as part of the Media & Learning Conference in the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday 10 March 2016.

    Multimedia Wismo

    Multimedia Wismo was represented during the Awards by Nicolas Burlet from Nadasdy Film in Switzerland. This attractive multimedia resource is aimed at very young children and introduces them to the rich cultural landscape of myths and legends. Multimedia Wismo provides different games and learning opportunities and was developed in collaboration with Swiss broadcaster RTS. It highlights the very best in production values according to the judging panel with attractive imagery, highly appropriate style and design and really attractive stories.

    Labhair Linn! Cabhraigh Linn!

    Labhair Linn! Cabhraigh Linn! - Speak with Us! Support Us! was represented during the Awards by Edel Crosbie from Ireland. This entry was created by Edel as part of her studies and is all about involving parents in helping their children learn Irish, one of the two official languages in Ireland. According to the judging panel the approach and style of this video is really appropriate to its mission, the message is communicated clearly and the pace is just right, very focused and yet great fun to watch. Edel’s entry also won the prize for the best use of media in language learning.

    MEDEA statuettes and medals

    For more information about the MEDEA Awards: http://www.medea-awards.com
    See the full press release

  • Finalists announced for MEDEA Awards 2016

    4 February 2016

    press release finalists MEDEA AWards 2016

    The 8 finalists for the 2016 Annual MEDEA Awards were announced by the MEDEA Awards Organising Committee today. They are (in alphabetical order):

    • Apprendre l'anglais avec les Tutos de Huito by Stéven Huitorel (France)
    • Labhair Linn! Cabhraigh Linn! - Speak with Us! Support Us! by Edel Crosbie (Ireland)
    • La Moselle ensauvagée - De l’eau et des forêts dans la vallée de la Moselle ou le retour d’une dynamique naturelle by Université de Lorraine (France)
    • Magna Carta & the Emergence of Parliament by The National Archives of the United Kingdom (UK)
    • Multimedia Wismo by Nadasdy Film (Switzerland)
    • PopuLLar - Motivating secondary school students to learn languages through their music by Kindersite and partners (UK)
    • Science Bits by International Science Teaching Foundation and Science Bits (Spain)
    • Walking through the nature by Aleksandra Andonoska, (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

    The overall winner will be announced during the MEDEA Awards ceremony which takes place on Thursday 10 March during the Media & Learning Conference 2016 in Brussels. This year the awards attracted 195 entries from 34 countries and judging panel was made up of 124 judges.

    Read the full press release

    For more information about the MEDEA Awards: http://www.medea-awards.com

    For more information and the Media & Learning Conference: http://www.media-and-learning.eu

  • Annual MEDEA Awards open for entries & new prizes announced

    7 July 2015

    MEDEA statuette

    The annual MEDEA Awards for 2016 was launched at the beginning of July with the announcement of several new prizes and a reminder of the deadline for submissions which is 30 November 2015. The aim of this annual competition now entering its eighth year, is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media (audio, video, graphics and animation) in education. Finalists will be invited to participate in the Media & Learning Conference taking place in Brussels on 10-11 March 2016 during which the MEDEA Awards Ceremony will take place. The MEDEA Awards 2016 includes two main awards and 5 additional prize categories:

    • The MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media
    • The MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media
    • Prize for Media-supported Language Learning
    • Prize for Media-supported Science Education supported by the Inspiring Science Education Project
    • Prize for Best use of Media in Higher Education
    • Prize for European Collaboration in the Creation of Educational Media
    • The MEDEA Special Jury Prize

    For more information on how to submit your entry, please see the page About MEDEA and Participate!.

  • 18 March - M&L partner webinar: Greek winners in the Medea-Awards 2014

    11 March 2015

    On Wednesday 18 March, the M&L Association and the Educational Radiotelevision will organise a webinar on "Greek winners in the Medea-Awards 2014". The aim of the MEDEA Awards is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media in education. The awards also promote excellence in the production and pedagogical design of media-rich learning resources.

    This year the European Collaboration Award was given to Digital Stories created by the 1st Primary School, Sparta in Greece and Vuorentaustan School, Ylöjärvi in Finland in the framework of an etwinning project and represented at the Awards Ceremony by Maria Alexandra Koumanakou. A second prize for the audience favorite was given to the highly popular "To Pantopoleion" - The Grocery Store, submitted by Safer Internet Hellas & Art Productions, Greece and will be presented at the webinar by Dr Veronica Samara, coordinator of the Greek Safer Internet Center.

    The one-hour webinar will focus on best practices of using media and in particular videos for learning. Specifically, two speakers will present their approach in using media to promote safe navigation on the web and also to encourage collaboration through digital storytelling. To find more info & register, click here.

  • Digital Prevention Platform and Un autre monde / Eine andere Welt win top prizes at MEDEA Awards 2014

    24 November 2014

    This year the MEDEA Professional Production Award went to The Digital Prevention Platform produced by Saffron Interactive Ltd for the Against Violence and Abuse (AVA) service in the UK working to end all forms of Violence Against Women and Girls. The overall prize for the MEDEA User-Generated Award went to Un autre monde/Eine andere Welt, a joint submission from Albeck Gymnasium Sulz in Germany and Collège Frédéric Hartmann, Munster in France.

    The winners were announced during the MEDEA Awards Ceremony which took place as part of the Media & Learning Conference in the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training Headquarters in Brussels. This year the competition attracted 237 entries from 29 countries.


    All the MEDEA Awards 2014 Finalists


    To read more about the MEDEA Awards 2014 Winners and the Finalists, check out the latest press release.

  • 2014 Finalists announced for the MEDEA Awards

    3 November 2014

    The MEDEA Awards Organising Committee has announced the 8 finalists for the 2014 awards.
    They are (in alphabetical order): Digital Stories by 1st Primary School, Sparta (Greece) & Vuorentaustan School, Ylöjärvi (Finland), Dis-moi Dimitri by Vivement Lundi! (France), La Lettre Riabova by Université de Bourgogne (France), The Digital Prevention Platform by Saffron Interactive (UK), The Flexible Feedback Project by University of Derby (UK), The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree by HHMI (USA), To Pantopoleion – The Grocery Store by Safer Internet Hellas & art productions (Greece) and Un autre monde/Eine andere Welt by Albeck Gymnasium Sulz (Germany) & Collège Frédéric Hartmann, Munster (France).
    The overall winners will be announced during the MEDEA Awards ceremony which takes place on Friday 21 November during the Media & Learning Conference 2014 in Brussels.


    The Organising Committee is proud to announce that this year the annual MEDEA Awards will have 4 different prizes:

    • The MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media 2014
    • The MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media 2014
    • The Special Prize for European Collaboration in the creation of Educational Media 2014
    • The Special MEDEA Jury 2014 Prize

    To read more about the Finalists and the Highly Commended 2014, check out the press release.

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