Australia Awards in Indonesia

The Australia Awards are prestigious, transformational scholarships and short courses offered to emerging leaders for study, research and professional development in Australia

07 Feb 2024

Apply Now for the Challenge of Misinformation & Disinformation: Fostering Information Integrity & Media Literacy in Democratic Societies Short Course

Are you ready to take on the challenge of combating misinformation and disinformation? We invite you to apply for the Australia Awards Short Course on The Challenge of Misinformation and Disinformation: Fostering Information Integrity and Media Literacy in Democratic Societies.

This two-week short course in Australia aims to empower Indonesian policymakers, journalists, activists, content creators/developers, and social media influencers to address and counter misinformation and disinformation positively. Participants will delve into understanding the broader information ecosystem, exploring underlying factors driving the spread of misinformation and disinformation, and examining the intersection between human rights and efforts to counter these challenges. Additionally, the course will cover effective methods such as investigative journalism, fact-checking, pre-bunking initiatives, community digital media, information literacy skills development, artificial intelligence tools, and private-sector partnerships.

We strongly encourage women from disadvantaged backgrounds and people with disability to apply. Apply online via this link before 8 March 2024, at 23.59 WIB. For more details, please visit this page.

Australia Awards in Indonesia will host a virtual information session on 23 February 2024, at 15:00 WIB, to guide you through the application procedure, provide valuable insights, and address queries. Secure your spot by registering for the Information Session before 22 February 2024, at 15:00 WIB through this link.

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