Photoconsortium Educational Portal


We strongly believe that heritage photography and digital cultural heritage in general have a huge potential for empowering education at all levels. This portal gives access to resources and outstanding initiatives that leverage on such potential to support teaching and learning.


Creating a Digital Cultural Heritage community



MOOC – Learn how to help users discover and engage with online collection repositories through the use case of Europeana, the digital gateway for European cultural heritage content, along with many other examples.


Audiovisuals on photo processes


It is not that easy to fully understand how ancient photographic processes worked. In this section, a series of very clear videos shows various techniques with footages and animations.


Europeana Education

Europeana Education is the name of a community promoted by Europeana, the European digital library, and specially designed to share, interact and inspire teachers and learners in using Europe’s digital cultural heritage to shape the future of digital education.

I² Round Table: Creativity and key competences

original image: Hushållsseminarium, Nils Erik Martin Tesch, Arkitektur- och designcentrum, PD sourced via Europeana. Organized by the Department of Education, Cultural heritage and Tourism at the University of Macerata, the first round table of the Erasmus+ project I²...

Case Study: the Journey of KU Leuven Library Collections in Europeana

img. from KU Leuven's collections in Europeana: glass slide depicting Siena, the panorama of Cattedrale Metropolitana di Santa Maria Assunta. Such kind of glass slides were used to teach art history at KU Leuven. In the framework of a capacity building effort to...