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Get ready to share your innovative best teaching practices at the fourth World Journalism Education Congress in New Zealand…

 Entry Deadline: February 1, 2016 — Accepted entrants will be notified by February 15, 2016

World Journalism Education Congress-4 will be held at the Auckland University of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand – July 14 – 16, 2016.  With the support of 32 journalism education organizations worldwide, the Congress is designed to provide a discussion forum on common issues and interests and a foundation for supporting the continuing development of journalism and journalism education around the globe.  WJEC is the biggest world gathering of journalism educators, organized every three years – following successful events in Singapore (2007), Grahamstown, South Africa (2010) and Mechelen, Belgium (2013).

WJEC-4 Ignite
At WJEC-4 we’re seeking the most innovative teaching ideas….so we present “WJEC-4 Ignite” – where you can share your best classroom project/exercise/ideas.  Following the traditional “ignite” format, presenters get 5 minutes and 20 slides to share their passionate teaching idea.  The ten best “ignite” ideas will be selected to make their presentations “live” at WJEC-4.

WJEC-4 Ignite Examples
-Ice breaker for the first day of class
-How to make class groups effective
-How to teach stand-ups
-Feedback methods for students
-Peer to peer grading
-Ways to make team teaching work
-Grading made simple

To view more “Ignite” examples, click here

Slide format can be either Mac based or PC using Prezi, Keynote or Powerpoint, BUT the slides MUST be emailed in advance and are strictly limited to 5 minutes.

It’s Simple to Enter
In the widget below, attach your slides (only 20), and include the following five (5) things in the description section:

1. Name
2. School
3. Email & Phone
4. Summarize your topic in 140 characters ( A Tweet)
5. Share, in no more than a paragraph, how you think this will help other broadcast educators improve their teaching.

WJEC-4 Ignite will take place during the World Journalism Education Congress. 
For information on WJEC-4 visit or

Ignite questions? Email