Media Trainer

Media Trainer

By Badu
on May 7, 2018

Media Trainer

Media Trainer
Non-formal learning
Badge Details
Media Trainer
Media Trainer badge demonstrates a basic understanding of the role of media in young people’s lives and the capacity to help young people interact and utilise media resources responsibly. 
Learning Targets
  • Knowing about media basics (definitions, key concepts and terminologies)
  • Understanding the importance and relevance of media in young people and youth workers’ lives
  • Knowing about learning approaches and methods in Media Literacy programmes
  • Being able to successfully access different information providers
  • Being able to evaluate information sources (credibility, quality) and to use information tools
  • Being able to execute different learning approaches and methods in Media Literacy programmes for youth (e.g. issue-enquiry approach, problem-based learning, scientific enquiry, case study, cooperative learning, textual analysis, contextual analysis, simulation)
  • Capacity to provide guidance on how to be critical and responsible in the use of media


  • Being aware of social, economic, technical, cultural and aesthetic implications of media development
  • Perceiving new technologies and media as supportive tools for young people

Participants have to successfully accomplish the following tasks before the BADU Open Badge will be issued.

Minimum standards:

  • Having successfully completed an entire learning activity (training course, seminar, online course, workshop etc.), a voluntary programme/internship
  • Self-evaluation
  • Assessment session with the trainer/mentor


  • Case Study
  • Conducted one workshop on the topic of the activity with youth within 2 months after the activity
  • Conducted critical incident analysis
  • Problem Solving and simulation games on the specific topic of the activity
  • Reflection exercises
  • Scored at least 80% on the final test