Irene Andriopoulou

Irene Andriopoulou is a media literacy policy expert, working for EKOME SA, the National Centre for Audiovisual Media and Communication, Head of Research, Study and Educational Programs Dpt, Greece. She is member of the EU Media Literacy Expert Group since 2006 with long experience on media literacy public policy, research & practice. She is co-author of "Media Literacy: Keys to Interpreting Media Messages" and Greek editor of "UNESCO MIL Curriculum for Teachers". In 2019 she was elected as co-Secretary General of the International Steering Committee for UNESCO MIL Alliance. Irene has vast experience on EU media literacy projects for parents, educators, children and policymakers, holding a multi-disciplinary approach. Her focus is on evidence - based research combined with practice through public service platforms for a lifelong learning MIL competence for all. Irene holds a BA on Communication & Mass Media, Athens University, a Master of Arts in Media Studies, Sussex University, and is a Ph.D candidate at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Journalism and Mass Communication on MIL policies.

Twitter: @iriniandriop