Report of media education in the school curriculum in Latin America


  • Patricia Castillo
  • Luciana Gastaldi


Media education, Latin America, formal education, curriculum


The need for reflection on the incorporation of a media education curriculum has brought about a concern about that has arisen in the new contexts of the information society. The international discussions on this issue demonstrate the obvious need for this kind of curriculum. In this paper, a framework is presented in the context of the discussion about introducing a media education curriculum for formal education in Latin America and the Iberian peninsula, taking into account the socio-cultural diversities involved in this specific context..