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Critical thinking has never been so...critical. How do we distinguish fact from opinion when there is so much inaccurate material online? What is true? What exactly is disinformation? This podcasts offered by OECD will help you answer these questions and many more.

Education can help us understand how to examine our sources, ask clarifying questions, and comprehend how algorithms affect the information we receive through education. And since none of this needs to be taught in STEM-based computer science classes, digital media and algorithmic literacy can be deftly incorporated across the curricula.

They discuss about this: Kara Brissin-Boivin, Director of Research of Mediasmarts, Canada's Center for Digital and Media Literacy, and the author of a recent working paper on digital media literacy, the OECD analyst Jordan Hill. They will talk about what critical thinking in the twenty-first century should entail.

OECD Podcast series

OECD prepared a series of short podcasts to discuss how can we help shape better policies for better lives. Every episode, of around 15 minutes each, will bring together OECD and external experts to discuss bout inequality and inclusive growth, the digital transformation, social change, the environment, international co-operation, and more.

Digital skills resource details

Target audience
Digital skills for all
Digital technology / specialisation
Digital skill level
Geographic scope - Country
Industry - field of education and training
Audio-visual techniques and media production
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) not further defined
Target language
Geographical sphere
International initiative

Podcast discussion with high-level experts

Skills resource type
Other training material