Handbook for Journalists Teaching Media Literacy


A new learning resource produced by SEENPM member organizations within ‘Media for Citizens – Citizens for Media’ project is aimed at journalists passing on knowledge and experience about and from their profession to schoolchildren within media and information literacy context.

The focus is on teaching and learning methods that actively involve students, so they can learn through journalists’ experience, questioning, role-play and inference, said one of the authors, Radmila Rangelov Jusović, PhD.  

Ideas for hands-on activities with the students presented in the handbook can be easily adapted for children both in primary and secondary schools.

The publication provides a  general idea about ways that children learn, along with practical tips on how to begin with the teaching process, how to introduce new content, and how to enable students to put acquired skills and knowledge into practice.

Download the handbook in English!

Handbook is available in the following languages of the region:

About ‘Media for Citizens – Citizens for Media’ project

About the handbook authors: 

Radmila Rangelov Jusović, PhD, is the executive director of the Step By Step Centre for Educational Initiatives, an NGO that initiates, fosters and imbeds change in the education system in Bosnia and Herzegovina. As an education specialist, Radmila is a consultant, trainer and programme developer. She is the author and co-author of more than 20 books and manuals for teachers, as well as training programmes.

Nedim Krajišnik, PhD candidate in political sciences, is the deputy director of the Step by Step Centre for Educational Initiatives in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He co-authored numerous youth policies and strategies having been involved in policy analysis in education, and in the development of diverse training programmes in the areas of education, social justice, critical thinking and values. Nedim has over 15 years of experience as a local and international trainer. 

The regional program “Media for Citizens – Citizens for Media: Strengthening the Capacity of NGOs for the Development of Media and Information Literacy in the Western Balkans” is implemented with the support of the European Union by partner organizations Mediacentar SarajevoAlbanian Media Institute,Macedonian Institute for MediaMontenegrin Media InstituteNovi Sad School of JournalismPeace InstituteSEENPM.