EMINENT 2009 speakers: Janice Richardson
Born in Australia, Janice Richardson has worked as a teacher, teacher-trainer, university lecturer and consultant respectively in Australia, France, Luxembourg and Belgium. She is author of two books and many articles on the pedagogical use of ICT and the development of information literacy.
In 2002, she led an editorial team at the Council of Europe to create an online Internet literacy manual, the revised version (2005) of which is available at www.coe.int/media. Ms Richardson moved to Brussels in 2004 to work with European Schoolnet, an umbrella organisation that runs educational portals and develops learning for schools, teachers and pupils. She is the project manager of Insafe, the European Safer Internet network mandated by the European Commission to coordinate Internet safety awareness raising initiatives across Europe and beyond.