13-18: Media characters / celebrities

The course deals with the media role models of young people and their importance for the age group between 13 and 18 years. It gives an overview of media figures as companions, their function for orientation and identification. Furthermore, the course shows how media figures can influence gender roles and (online) advertising. Finally, the course shows how media education on the topic of media figures can succeed at home.

The course is modularised and makes it possible to offer and conduct a media education parents' evening on the topic of "Young people and their media role models" at educational (leisure) institutions. Learning is promoted through helpful practical materials and the supportive environment on the internet. The course consists of four modules, which are accompanied throughout by tips, practical exercises and feedback questions.