A fun and acclaimed method to arm kids against disinformation and polarisation

Under Pressure is a unique method designed to foster critical thinking and strengthen media literacy skills amongst young news consumers.

Fun and approachable

Starts important conversations with a light and fun approach.

Evidence-based

Based on the latest academic findings in the field of disinformation.

Tailor made

Specially tailored to fit the needs of young people aged 15-21 years.

Innovative method

Serious gaming combined with peer education allow young people to learn at their own pace.

Read more about Under Pressure. Or take a more in-depth look: we’ve gathered detailed info for educators, students, policymakers, parents and organisations.

 

Best of both worlds

Under Pressure combines peer education and serious gaming to kickstart a conversation about digital citizenship, online manipulation, and important democratic values like freedom of press and freedom of speech.

 

PEER EDUCATORS

To engage with young people’s media behaviour, you need to address them as equals. This is why we invite peer educators – young role models – to visit schools and communities to start a conversation with students about the way they use media.

 

 

SERIOUS GAME

A fun game to teach students about a serious topic. By playing the Under Pressure game, students discover the underlying mechanisms and techniques of disinformation. If you can learn how to spot fake news, you’ll be able to resist it!

 

 

 

Available in 3 countries!

Under Pressure is available in different languages. Click below to see how you can get Under Pressure in your classroom or community.

 

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Requirements

Getting started with Under Pressure is easy! All you need is a smartphone, SmartBoard or beamer and a stable wi-fi connection. Want to know more? Read more about the requirements here.

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