Grant-receivers of the “CriThink” Project Pay Visit to the Agency

Skopje, 5 November 2018 – The grant-receivers of the small-grant programme as part of the “Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens – CriThink” Project, organized by the “Metamorphosis” Foundation and the “EuroThink” Centre for European Strategies, paid a visit to the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services on 2 November 2018.

The representatives of the civil society organizations had an opportunity to learn about the competences of the Agency and its everyday operations, the projects of broader public interests and the possibility to submit complaints against the work of the broadcasters, print media and cable operators. A special accent was placed on the activities aimed at promoting media literacy in the Republic of Macedonia, the functions and activities of the Media Literacy Network and the guidelines on how civil society organizations may become a part of it.

At the meeting, a representative of the Bureau for the Development of Education addressed the attendees and presented an overview of the curricula contents and topics on media literacy included in the educational system of the Republic of Macedonia, the content related to the media in other subject in the primary and elementary education and the role of the optional subjects and project activities of the students with regard to the media.

The presentations held at the meeting are available at the links given below:

Organization and Competences of the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services 

Curricula contents and Topics on Media Literacy in the Educational System in the Republic of Macedonia