Why even young children need to be taught media literacy

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 22 November 2017

16 mins

Children are interacting with popular culture and online media from a very young age. Professor Susan Edwards is a Professor of Early Childhood Futures at the Australian Catholic University. She argues that we need to be teaching our children what these mediums are from a very young age.

Susan is a guest of the Early Childhood Australia’s Live Wire Forum in Melbourne (November 24-25).

Image credit: r. nial bradshaw

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