Representatives of 6 organisations, KULeuven and ATiT in Belgium, CSP in Italy, IADT in Ireland, Aunege in France and EITF in Estonia, met in Leuven on 25th September 2012 to found the new MEDEA: Media & Learning Association.
This association is being established using the Belgian IVZW (Internationale vereniging zonder winstoogmerk) structure which means that it is an international not-for-profit association. Its objective is to promote and stimulate the use of media as a way to enhance innovation and creativity in teaching and learning across all levels of education and training in Europe and it will carry the work of the different MEDEA and Media & Learning activities including the annual conference and awards scheme forward.
An interim board has been established with Eleonora Pantó from CSP Italy as President, Gerard Casanova from Aunege, France as Treasurer and Mathy Vanbuel from ATiT, Belgium as Secretary. Membership will be launched at the Media & Learning Conference in November and the first annual meeting will be held in December 2013.
MEDIA & LEARNING NEWS. Issue October 2012. http://news.media-and-learning.eu