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.

Digital education with cultural heritage – Europeana MOOC 2023

img. from Europeana. Cultural heritage has a crucial role to play in education and digital technologies are more and more important to support education, teaching and learning. With the aim of increasing digital cultural data as a trusted primary source – essential in...

e-learning activity: imagery of China before the Cultural Revolution

img. from Historiana, courtesy of Photoconsortium and Euroclio Photoconsortium published on Historiana an accessible and compelling e-learning activity tailored to high schools, to reflect on how photographs depict reality. The e-learning activity was realized in the...