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March 15, 2024 6:15 pm

Fact or fake? How teachers can tackle disinformation in the classroom

About the event

Immerse yourself in a transformative media literacy experience with Lie Detectors in collaboration with acclaimed journalists! Designed specifically for educators, their workshops offer a unique opportunity to delve into the world of media literacy.

Led by journalist Gabriel Rinaldi from Süddeutsche Zeitung Dossier, along with Jens-Thilo Rumphorst from the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), these two workshops will be conducted in both Italian and English, accommodating up to 50 participants each.

Lie Detectors, a proud Supportive Partner of the European teacher-training platform eTwinning and under the patronage of INDIRE, presents two engaging workshops on Friday, 15 March:

16:30 CET Teacher Training Workshop: Tailored for teachers, educators, and pedagogues, this 90-minute session, led in Italian by Gabriel Rinaldi and a Lie Detectors representative, equips participants with valuable insights and practical materials to combat disinformation in classrooms. Geared towards students aged 10 to 15, attendees will leave empowered to integrate these tools into their teaching sessions. School administrators, curriculum coordinators, and department heads are encouraged to join this informative journalist-led workshop. Click here to register

18:15 CET – General Audience Workshop: For a broader audience, this workshop, conducted in English and Italian by Jens-Thilo Rumphorst and a Lie Detectors representative, invites pedagogical staff and the general public to enhance their media literacy and critical thinking skills. Explore how critical thinking can be augmented in educational settings and gain a deeper understanding of media landscapes. Click here to register

In these sessions, journalists, media literacy experts, and educators collaborate to foster a more informed and thoughtful approach to today’s information environment. Join Lie Detectors in this collective effort to empower students, educators, and the public by enhancing critical thinking skills and media literacy!


Facilitator: Jens-Thilo Rumphorst | European Broadcasting Union

Workshop duration: 1.5 h

Attention to detail Understanding context Critical thinking
Sala Peppino Impastato
Stazione Leopolda
Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 550144 Firenze FI
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