De Facto Newsletter #2

February 3, 2020

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The pilot De Facto training for educators is already a fact!

February 3, 2020

The first training on De Facto approach to identify and counteract disinformation in education context took place between 27th and 31st of January in Ghent, Belgium. Our hosts from Arteveldehogeschool…

7 Days

January 20, 2020

De Facto goes public in front of educators from 7 countries in just 7 days from now! On January 27, teachers and trainers from seven EU countries meet in Ghent,…

De Facto project receives an Award for Excellence

December 6, 2019

On December 6, 2019, in Sofia, the Bulgarian National Agency for Erasmus+ held its annual conference which this year also coincided with the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the…

De Facto group created on FB for education professionals

November 29, 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have now activated a Facebook group targeted at the wider community of education professionals and stakeholders. In the very short-term, this group will…

UNESCO and Twitter with a Handbook on media literacy to help educators

October 30, 2019

On October 24, 2019, Twitter published a handbook on media literacy as part of their partnership in this area with UNESCO. The handbook attempts to “provide insight into how Twitter…

Lack of information as a form of disinformation

September 25, 2019

We are often focusing on how wording, context and biases can constitute disinformation and mislead. On September 25, an article in The Guardian newspaper revealed how the Chinese government is…

Progress on case studies and other outputs

September 9, 2019

During an intensive 2-day work meeting, with all De Facto partners having gathered on September 5-6 in Palermo, Sicily, we reviewed the progress on the key outputs of the project.…

A new FB communication channel

August 27, 2019

In the last few months, while many people enjoy their vacation, we were working on setting up and expanding another communication channel to stay close to our audience. The new…

Progress check: Disinformation case studies

July 16, 2019

With summer in full swing, De Facto is not on vacation. Partners are working intensively on a set of very specific case studies through which, in a variety of learning…