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.

Colonial Contributions to WWI – from Historiana

The Bikaner Camel Corps, also known as the Ganga Risala, were formed by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the Indian state of Bikaner. They played a key role in defending the Suez Canal in 1915. Img. from Historiana website. EUROCLIO has recently published a source collection...

A new learning scenario about the 1950s

img. from Teaching with Europeana blog. In the Teaching with Europeana website, hundreds of teachers from across Europe and beyond are creating learning scenarios in order to use cultural heritage materials from Europeana in their classrooms. The aim is to encourage...

Kaleidoscope MOOC in the fast lane: progresses and updates

img. KU Leuven/Kaleidoscope project In the recent project meeting in Pisa, partners of the Fifties in Europe Kaleidoscope project - that is focused on offering compelling material about the 1950s in Europe to enrich Europeana and boost users' interaction with digital...