An e- learning module ( following EQF principles) that will teach the histories, methods, and theories in Digital Culture, in combination with specialist skills in cultural industry so as to best prepare them to work towards a digital horizon in the socio-economic field related to cultural heritage sector.

The e-learning programme will be composed of three thematic and self-paced learning modules consisting of a series of samples of non-formal learning activities, educational tools, background texts, references and direct web-based links to useful sources of information, analysis of case studies from the conduction of the survey and will basically comprise three thematic areas:

  • Introduction to digitization in cultural sector (Basic Digital skills)
  • Cultural Heritage Management skills
  • Practical training in new digital technologies.

The training course will also be designed to combine theoretical and practical sessions, opportunities for the exchange of best practice as well ongoing follow-up support once the courses have finished.

The design and development of the training curriculum will be based on the following principles

  • Be written in clear language easily understood by those who would use it
  • Free from any apparent or hidden discrimination against a person either to the wording or content
  • Provide a satisfactory basis for the measurement, evaluation and assessment
  • Reflect better employment practice, assessed against the European and international standards, where appropriate.
  • The output (training module and material) is going to be translated into the languages of participants, multiplying accessibility.
  • The training course and material is going to be part of the project web page and will be available to other institutions, participants (cultural organizations, public authorities etc) and stakeholders in order to use it providing training for cultural heritage practitioners