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Submission to BFI Consultation

Our aim is to ensure everyone, particularly young people, wherever they live, can learn about and enjoy the widest range of film. Our aspiration is that film is part of the education of every young person in the UK.

The MEA is happy to endorse this general aim. We feel these aspirations are particularly significant for the formal education sector, and will require a unified and consistent commitment to curriculum development and research. (more…)

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Chair’s Report Summer 2012

MEDIA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

CHAIR’S REPORT JUNE 2012

Overview

It was with some reluctance that I took on the role of Chair of the association last summer after some arm twisting from fellow executive members. I made it clear that if I were to do it, I would not attempt to follow Cary’s example, as she is too hard an act to emulate! My proposals were to cut costs, not to worry about raising new funds at such a difficult time, to restructure the website, to work with other organisations in co-branding events and to initiate work on more grassroots activity. To these ends we agreed to engage the services of Kate Domaille to both organise a national event in February and to work on getting local groups started. At the same time, Jon Wardle agreed to take on the role of treasurer and we all decided to open up the executive meetings to all MEA members able to attend. I shall deal with each of the above changes in turn, to show how far we have made progress to date. (more…)

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MEA Regional Groups — Progress So Far

Report to Executive on Regional Groups – Update June 2012

Groups where money has been sent

Coventy – Spencer Ayres, Oxford: Kate McCabe; Eastleigh: Derryn Hinks; Northampton – Tim Hawkins,  AMES (Scotland) ; West Drayton High School (London), Eastbourne (Neil Martin, Eastbourne)

New Groups since last executive

East Sussex – network of 15 schools, convened by Neil Martin
Subject Leader for Media, The Causeway School, Eastbourne. Very enthusiastic. Proposal included the following: sharing of projects across schools e.g. local schools film festival; establishing social networking groups across schools to share resources and info and pooling of expertise in order to offer CPD through explicit training opportunities or visits to observe other media teaching in the area. (more…)

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BFI Future Plans Consultation

 

Future plans here.

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