Civics, Ethics & Digital Media Literacy

The organizations listed below teach civics, ethics, and/or digital and media literacy in various ways.

Civics and ethics education are critical for empowering students and promoting social change. Digital and media literacy skills support young people's participation as informed citizens and are important in other domains of life as well.

You can read more about new directions in civics education in an article from the Harvard Graduate School of Education  (1/25/16) here. For a short essay that makes the case for teaching ethics in school, particularly bioethics, written by James Wagner, the former president of Emory University and Vice Chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, in Education Week (7/14/16), please see here. You can read more about UNESCO’s approach to media and information literacy here