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 for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations
The special Award for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations will be awarded to an entry or production that clearly uses (multi)media to encourage active ageing and solidarity between generations.
The Special Prize for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012 is being organised in collaboration with the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, this award is supported by the European Commission through the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) for the MEDEA2020 project (2010-2012).
This prize was won by All that Jazz made by Fundación Universidad Carlos III, Spain. All that Jazz is the media part of a lifelong learning course which uses multiple media: video, audio, face to face classes, presentations, DVD, as well as a class blog.
This entry received a MEDEA Medal as well as an Acer Tablet and a Camtasia & Snagit software bundle.