Created in 2008 by BBC News, BBC News School Report gives 11-14 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience. Using lesson plans and materials from the BBC News School Report website, and with support from BBC staff, teachers help students develop their journalistic skills to become School Reporters. Materials include lesson plans by BBC News reporter Huw Edwards and accompanying videos.
Special Prize of the MEDEA Jury
In addition to the main MEDEA awards, the judges may, at their discretion, present a special award to an approach or production in recognition of exceptional innovation in pedagogic or technical design.
In the past years the judges have given a special award to:
Flying Start introduces a range of academic skills throughout the 4 week period between the students receiving ‘A’ levels and starting at university.
Pocket Anatomy, a fully searchable interactive atlas of the human anatomy for its innovative use of mobile learning technologies
Eyes on the Skies, a superb example of the value high quality video imagery can bring to an educational production
Anti-Anti (2008), a media-based pervasive learning game