The Classroom is a short animation produced in 2010 by British GCSE Mandarin students (Year 11) at St Chad’s Catholic & Church of England High School, Runcorn, as part of the formal education programme “Projector Community Languages” of Cornerhouse, educational charity and art centre. This production enabled teenagers to learn Mandarin in a fun, interactive and engaging way, increase their understanding of Mandarin and Chinese culture through the use of film and practical creative workshops, and encouraged teachers to deliver more creative language sessions at school.
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.