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D7.2 Online resources for living heritage

This document provides an overview of the toolkit that has been developed for cultural heritage professionals to define their co-creation strategy. The kit allows cultural heritage professionals to flesh out their ambition towards co-creation in terms of stakeholders, aims, and long term planning, before delving into the detail of the project. The kit facilitates a structured brainstorm with the internal team, before engaging with external stakeholders.

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European Policy Brief. The Cultural Heritage Institution: Transformation and Change in a Digital Age

This policy brief is concerned with CH institutions in a time of dynamic cultural, social and technological change. Specifically, it considers the multi-faceted impact of DT and the recalibration of the relationship between institutional CH practices and the individual. It advocates that innovation through research and new technologies are essential for bringing the CH of Europe closer to people, the importance of the CH sector to European growth and the recognition of DT as a driver of change in the CH institution.

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RICHES Think Paper 06. Museum education with digital technologies: participation and lifelong learning

Education and learning have been a high priority task for museums. Whether informal and unintentional or structured in educational programmes for different kinds of audiences, museum learning focuses on the learner. Rather than knowledge transmission, it builds upon knowledge construction and an active engagement in personal, social and physical contexts. More than knowledge acquisition, learning in museums is engaging and gives a sense of wellbeing.

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European Policy Brief. Towards a Craft Revival: Recalibrating Social, Cultural, Economic and Technological Dynamics.

This policy brief makes recommendations for unlocking the potential of the craft sector and craft skills, with a focus on maximising their economic value without undermining their social and cultural value. Policy recommendations are formulated from an holistic perspective, which recognizes the interplay of social, cultural, economic, legal and technological dynamics in determining the standing of craft, and realising its potential.

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European Policy Brief. Food Heritage and Culture: Changing Spaces of Production and Consumption.

The aim of this policy brief is to highlight the growth of community-led food initiatives and the changing spaces of food production and consumption. It shows how food culture can be a force for change and how citizens can co-create cultural heritage around food. It provides some brief examples of community-led food initiatives and makes recommendations for policies which are needed to enable these to thrive.

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