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AMES e-Newsletter No 5 Novenber 2014

Download AMES e-Newsletter November 2014.

AMES Conference, Imagining Scotland, 31 May 2014

Around 60 people attended the conference at Forth Valley College, Stirling. Conference flyer.

Presentation on AMES activities.

Handout for Roy Stafford's session on Sunshine on Leith.

PowerPoint resentation for Rick Instrell's session on Mapping Media & Society in SQA Media.

Further downloadable presentations from the keynote and other workshops (Kyle Hardie on the 'Scotland Welcomes the World' tv ad campaign, Mike Tait on using short film in the classroom) are available to AMES members.

Film/Moving Image Qualification

AMES would like to approach SQA with a view to developing National/Higher qualifications in Film/Moving Image. We need to persuade SQA that there is a demand. So far 44 schools and 7 FE colleges have expressed an interest. If your school or college would be interested in this development please complete the online survey.

Links Page Updated

Check out our links page which has been updated and dead links removed. You are bound to find resources you didn.t know existed. If you have resource you think we should add email us. Recent additions are the Into Film website and the Glossary of Multimodal Terms.

Media Education Journal 55

MEJ 55 was published in May. There are articles on film (Sunshine on Leith, Don't Look Now) and reviews of books on quality television and Dr Who. Plus lots more ...

Download a sample issue MEJ 50. For details on how to obtain a copy or subscribe click here.

Why Join AMES?

The Association for Media Education in Scotland is a grassroots organisation set up by classroom teachers to promote media education on a national level while also providing support and advice to media teachers themselves.

AMES’ objectives are:

     • To promote media literacy
     • To support media teachers
     • To raise the status of media education

What is AMES and what does it stand for?

We need you to support us by joining the Association and taking part in its activities.


AMES is a registered Scottish Charity: number SC029408


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