International actions and projects

Savoir*Devenir has played a major role in capacity-building in the field of Media and information literacy (MIL). It has contributed to a dozen international innovative high profile projects on MIL (Crossover, Play Your Role,…), leading two of them (Youcheck! and Youverify!), with more than a hundred partners, including ICT and media companies
(AFP, Qwant, …) and journalism and fact-checking collectives (CheckFirst, EU.disinfolab, AfricaCheck, Reporters Without Borders,…).


Being a certified training institution, Savoir*Devenir has produced more than 100 training workshops with more than 4 000 trainers of trainees and produced several MOOCs with their respective resources (including MOOC “Disinformation Step by Step” and MOOC “Critical and Connected Methodologies”). This wide-ranging experience provides Savoir*Devenir with a trusted community of multi-stakeholder that includes educators, librarians, journalists, developers and policy-makers.


In its advocacy mission, Savoir*Devenir has played a leading role in structuring the field of MIL, at EU and international level (UNESCO, Council of Europe). It was a member of the 2018 High-Level Expert Group on Online Disinformation and of the 2022 taskforce providing the EU Guidelines on Tackling Disinformation and Promoting Digital Literacy (DG EAC and DG CNCT). It also contributed to the competence framework Digcomp 2.2 and to the CoE guidelines for Digital citizenship Education. At UNESCO, it wrote the “Outline of Media and Information Literacy Technical note ahead of the revised 1974 Recommendation”, and provided the background report for the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) in 2022. Savoir*Devenir is also the MIL ambassador for EPALE, the adult training ERASMUS+ platform.

It is part of several alliances like AMIL (the global alliance for MIL) or EDUCNUM, and contributes its expertise to entities such as DGMIC, ARCOM, CNIL, ERGA and has participated in many evaluation jurys and audits, at the French Senate and Parliament but also the EU Commission. In doing so, Savoir*Devenir has acquired an unparalleled experience in coordinating teams, mobilizing resources, building partnerships and providing vision, especially in standard-setting, curricular development and policy-making. It has been an indefatigable advocate for change, with transferability and sustainability at the forefront of promoting information for good and for all.

MIL resources in English

Savoir has produced many diversified MIL resources in several languages
You can download the following ones in English by clicking on the various links :

  • CROSSOVER PRE-BUNKING KIT >>> Ressources to introduce Algo-literacy, a poster and four interactive quizzes which can be used to run awareness actions among the youth


  • Poster “ Algo-literacy for all in 10 points”



  • INEDU HANDBOOK >>> Lessons plans and resources on key MIL themes

    A publication created by Savoir Devenir and IREX Europe for the INEDU project, the manuel proposes teachers and MIL trainers 10 lessons plans on the information factory, Information disorders, Media, Geostrategy of the Internet, Digital storytelling, Social media, Stereotypes, Privacy, Freedom of expression, Media/big data/IA. Download PDF here 


  • PLAY YOUR ROLE MANUAL >> gamified activities to fight online hate speech
    15 pedagogical itineraries to counter hate speech online by using the potential of games to provide safe contexts of discussion, reinforcing and rewarding positive behavior and approaching serious topics in a playful manner, with a language that speaks directly to young people.



  • YOU VERIFY! MOOC >>> Online course on disinformation, especially visual
    A four-week free online course (OER) allowing to implement concrete actions against disinformation (verification, counter-narratives, MIL projects and activities…



  • YOU VERIFY! Serious Games >> 2 games to detect fake images and videos
    • BotBusters: Fake News Game
      Learn how how to use a professional tool to detect manipulated images and videos
    • YouCheck! detectives– Become a Fake News detective and learn how to detect fake images


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