Patrick Verniers

During 15 years, Patrick VERNIERS was director of Media Animation (resource center for Media Literacy and lifelong learning center). He is vice-president of the governmental higher board for Media Education of the Brussels Wallonia Federation (Belgium). Expert for the Council of Europe and for the European Commission regarding media literacy, cultural diversity and non-discrimination in the media. He developed his expertise in initiating and coordinating different European projects and networks in the field of media literacy, but also as adult and teacher trainer, author and co-author of educational resources.
Senior Lecturer for the communication school of UCL (Catholic University of Louvain-la-neuve) and Professor at IHECS (Brussels journalism and communication school), where he is actually president of the new Master on Media Literacy (September 2013).

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