Annabel Astbury | Head of Education Entertainment & Specialist
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Annabel Astbury, Head of Education Entertainment & Specialist, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Annabel leads an innovative and dedicated team to create, curate and deliver media content for use in the classroom and at home. An advocate for media literacy, Annabel was the Executive producer on ABC Education’s media literacy content and strategy. She is currently Chair of the Australian Media Literacy Alliance.


Day 1 @ 11:00

Media Literacy in your school

In the session, Annabel will outline a suite of resources, interventions and approaches to implementing media literacy into your school curriculum. It will include:
  • What is media literacy and why does it matter?
  • Where media literacy currently stands in curricula in Australia.
  • Resources, toolkits and approaches you can introduce and use now with your students in the classroom.

Day 2 @ 10:40

Why Media Literacy Matters

In this session, Annabel will outline the case for why schools play such a crucial role in making not just their students, but wider society, become “media literate”. The session will include:
  • Why there is a case for a national approach to media literacy.
  • The roles that schools and school leaders can play in enabling their staff, students and school communities become media literate.
  • Present an overview of how schools can start working on this now without starting from scratch.
last published: 04/Aug/21 10:15 GMT
last published: 04/Aug/21 10:15 GMT
last published: 04/Aug/21 10:15 GMT

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