K1 - Incorporate heritage education more effectively in school curricula
Heritage should be part of official school curriculum or an extracurricular activity and provide relevant skills based on a multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach. Heritage education helps to develop a better understanding and respect of our living environment, ourselves and the others.
- Helping to foster a shared knowledge society
- Identifying, preserving, transmitting and sharing heritage knowledge and skills
- Raising awareness of the values conveyed by heritage
- Preserving the collective memory
K1 Target audience
Recommended courses of action for K1
- Adapt school syllabuses
- Train teachers, instructors, etc.
- Establish a dialogue between the education sector and the departments responsible for heritage, museums, archives, libraries, etc.
- Initiate cross-disciplinary educational projects which include heritage
- Promote co-operation with associations, history societies, etc.
- Develop outside activities: visits, trips, interviews, documentaries
- Invite heritage specialists to schools
- Make digital heritage-related information more open, more accessible and more user-friendly
- Support programmes organised by museum professionals, taking place in museums
Good practices for K1
- Strategy 21 - Knowledge and education (K)
- K1 - Incorporate heritage education more effectively in school curricula
- K2 - Implement measures to encourage young people to practise heritage
- K3 - Encourage creativity to capture the attention of the heritage audience
- K4 - Provide optimum training for non-professional players and for professionals from other sectors with a connection to heritage
- K5 - Diversify training systems for heritage professionals
- K6 - Develop knowledge banks on local and traditional materials, techniques and know-how
- K7 - Ensure that the knowledge and skills involved in heritage trades are passed on
- K8 - Guarantee the competences of professionals working on the listed heritage
- K9 - Develop study and research programmes that reflect the needs of the heritage sector and share the findings
- K10 - Encourage and support the development of networks
- K11 - Explore heritage as a source of knowledge, inspiration and creativity