Heritage with Class. Heritage education for schools


On January 16 the International Cultural Centre will host a seminar for teachers and educators titled Heritage with class. Heritage education for school students. Its goal is to introduce teachers and educators to Krakow’s cultural institutions’ educational offer in heritage education.

The year 2018, the European Year of Cultural Heritage, can provide a great opportunity to participate in museum classes and discover the richness of heritage. Heritage is the vehicle of knowledge on history and culture, as well as a pretext to discuss difficult topics, civic society, and many other issues. Working with heritage allows students to develop their cultural competences, which are very important in contemporary reality.

The seminar will include lectures and workshops.

For an entire day participants will be able to gather information about the educational offers of a variety of cultural institutions that work in Krakow.

Participation in the seminar is free and open, but booking is required. Registration will be open from 20 December 2017 to 14 January 2018.


9.00 – 10.00 Registration of participants

10.00 – 11.30 Official opening: Keynote lecture with presentation of the idea behind the European Year of Cultural Heritage

11.30 – 18.00  Poster session with the participation of Krakow's museums and cultural institutions

11.30 – 14.00 Workshops for teachers and educators – a choice of several panels

  • How to use interpretation of heritage as a teaching method
  • How to use art and heritage when dealing with difficult topics
  • How to engage students in the museum

14.15 – 15.30 Lunch

15.30 – 17.00 Panel discussion 

- How to develop students' interest in heritage
- How to implement heritage-related projects in schools
- How to use cultural institutions' educational offer in schools


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