Media Education and Religion in Slovak Republic

Year of production: 2020

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The contribution focuses on the issue of media education described as a means of education aimed to increase the level of media literacy and media competencies of an individual in society. It mainly focuses on media education in pre-primary education, especially of children in pre-school age, as the most vulnerable target group of media content. It emphasizes the importance of implementing media education in the education of this category of recipients. The contribution describes the types and forms of formal and non-formal media education in the conditions of the Slovak Republic aimed at educating children in pre-school age. The contribution describes a relationship among religion and media education while both share interest in scientific reflection of the media. The contribution also describes religious organization in Slovak republic with aim to improve media literacy of children in pre-primary education.