«Ways of development of journalism education in Kazakhstan: features of new media»

10/26/2013

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Delegation of the OSCE Centre in Astana, the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty, Al- Farabi Kazakh National University and “Minber” Center for Journalism Excellence organizes a round table and two day trainings on the topic: «Ways of development of journalism education in Kazakhstan: features of new media», between October 31 to November 2, 2013, to modernize Kazakh- journalism education and capacity building for media professionals.

This event is part of a broader process conducted by UNESCO, OSCE and partners since 2010 on the basis of academic institutions with the participation of representatives of the media industry.

Activities will contribute number of educational resources in their native language and practical instructions to apply the UNESCO’s model curricula for journalism.

The model curriculum focuses on training in the field of investigative journalism with the educational components of sustainable development, improving access to information and citizen participation in governance.

75 representatives of 15 universities from 11 regions, professional print, television and online journalism, members of non-governmental sector media will participate at the round table and in two day training sessions.