17-24 April, 2017 by the National library of Uzbekistan held a training for advanced training of specialists of information and library institutions in the framework of the project "Expansion of the implementation of information culture and media literacy in the information-library establishments of Uzbekistan in the period of deepening of reforms in information and library sphere."
Seminar held by a UNESCO expert on this issue N. I. Gendina, Director of the Institute of information technologies of social sphere Kemerovo state University of culture and arts, member of the standing Committee on information literacy of IFLA and the Russian Committee of UNESCO Program "Information for all" E. Kosolapova – co-author of educational and methodical complex "fundamentals of information culture of the student", attended by 30 specialists of library information sphere of the Republic.
Opening the training, the head of the Department for culture, communication and information, UNESCO office in Uzbekistan S. Allayarov noted role in the formation of the information culture and media literacy specialists of information and library institutions in the period of deepening reforms in the information and library sector and the idea of studying conceptual communication information and media literacy.
"Giving that a special value, the problem of information culture and media literacy becomes when working with children, in solving this problem, along with educational institutions a special role play schools and children's library with relevant information resources, qualified personnel with experience in formation of information culture of personality" - said in his speech R. Ratner, head of the methodic Department of the Republican scientific-pedagogical library of the Ministry of national education of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
U. Teshabaeva, acting Director of the National library of Uzbekistan, opening the training said: "the national library of Uzbekistan, as an initiator of the development and implementation of programs and projects in the field of information and library activities, in conjunction with the UNESCO office in Uzbekistan and the Ministry of national education of the Republic of Uzbekistan initiated the development of a new practical directions in information and library sphere, as the formation of the information culture and media literacy specialists library and information sphere".
During the trainings specialists will get acquainted with the themes of "Leading the international trends in the field of media information literacy and information culture", "Fundamentals of information culture of personality", which refers to its principles, structure and implementation.
The press service of the National library of Uzbekistan