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.

Upcoming MOOC in 2020

Discover the online MOOC “Creating a Digital Cultural Heritage community”

Starting in January 2020 on EdX.

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.

Teaching during the covid pandemic – survey

img. from Scientix website This questionnaire is addressed to teachers in primary and secondary education (students aged 3 to 19). It aims to collect information on the educational technologies used in the weeks that followed the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

ICT, cultural heritage and digital transformation

img. OSZK, Országos Széchényi Könyvtár, Hungary Recently, an article by prof. Fred Truyen (KU Leuven, and Photoconsortium’s president) appeared on his Digital Culture blog, providing interesting considerations on the relationship between ICT and cultural heritage,...

Archives for education – symposium

image via Twitter, original photo "The Changing Face of Camberwell (1963)". OPENING UP THE ARCHIVES TO YOUNG FILMMAKERS. A one-day online symposium, 11 September 2020. As cultural heritage organisations digitise their collections and increase public access, the...