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Digital and Social Media Skills.

Young people need the skills and ability to produce high-quality products in any media. Improving Digital Literacy (the ability to use real-world tools, both hardware and software, to communicate, collaborate, solve problems, and accomplish tasks) is a priority especially for young people aged 8-18 and those from socio-economic groups C2DE.

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18759053_sYoung people live in a media-rich and social environment.  Student journalism is an ideal way of teaching them both the skills and awareness to flourish in this new world.

Students can produce and display video, learn how to take their own photographs, and use Creative Commons content and tools like Storify to integrate social media into their stories.

ScoopStar ensures students are kept up-to-date with the latest tools  and techniques, which they can use to bring their stories alive.