Open GLAM & education. Teacher’s and educator’s perspective on digital resources is a report from Centrum Cyfrowe, Europeana and EuroClio. The report highlights the significance of heritage-based online tools in European education. Within this context, the report offers recommendations for the development of such tools.
1. Ensure and support the creation of tailored digital tools & resources and online collections for educational purposes by cultural heritage institutions
2. Make heritage-based tools & resources for education open and accessible
3. Prioritise the creation of engaging, inspiring and cutting-edge heritage-based tools & resources for education and provide training for employees
of cultural heritage institutions
4. Facilitate capacity building for teachers & educators to turn them into competent users and creators of heritage-based educational resources”
Heritage institutions offer a wide range of resources beneficial to society through mental health, diversity, inclusion and peacebuilding. These elements have a positive effect on education “development of cognitive abilities, confidence, motivation, problem-solving and communication skills”. The report shows the importance of heritage-related tools in education and provides a methodology to encourage further research on the topic.
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