Reinwardt Academy , Stichting Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten
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The Reinwardt Academy, part of the Amsterdam School of the Arts and started in 1976, is a unique educational institute in the heritage world with about 250 new students every year. It provides a broad range of national and international courses in the area of cultural heritage varying from a Dutch-spoken four-year bachelor course to an English-spoken master course. Since the 1990’s Reinwardt Academy accumulated a broad experience in the organizing and giving of international courses in all aspects of museum and heritage work. Tailor made courses were successfully given all over the world from China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Egypt and Sri Lanka to Belgium, Russia, Austria and Slovenia.
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Università di Bologna
The University of Bologna, was founded in 1088 and is considered to be the oldest university in Western Europe. Nowadays, it still remains one of the most important institutions of higher education across Europe with around 85.000 enrolled students, 11 Schools, 35 research departments, 3000 academics and 3000 administrative staff. University of Bologna is a comprehensive Higher Education Institution located in the Emilia-Romagna region, in the centre-north of Italy. It is located in 5 Campuses, the main one being in the city of Bologna and 4 additional campuses are located in the Romagna region, in the city of Forlì, Cesena, Rimini and Ravenna.
Besides, the University of Bologna is today the most internationalised of all Italian universities. The
number of foreign students regularly enrolled is around 6000, while another 2000 arrive every year on international mobility programmes such as LLP/Erasmus, Overseas and Erasmus Mundus Action II. The number of students of the University of Bologna who go abroad on exchange programmes or on study grants is more than 2,000. The academic offer of the University of Bologna is composed by around 100 Undergaradute programmes, more than 100 Master programmes, 25 of which are completely taught in English or in another foreign language, and more than 90 Doctoral Programmes. The University of Bologna is currently involved in 8 Erasmus Mundus Master Courses, and in 5 Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates, three of which is coordinated by the University of Bologna
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Centro Italiano per l’Apprendimento Permanente
CIAPE is the Italian National Centre for Permanent Learning, a non profit private organisation. The Italian Centre for Permanent Learning – is an innovative organization, born with the aim to lead to success a constantly changing community. We believe only lifelong learning guarantees the individual competitiveness in a global labour market.
CIAPE carries out training activities to develop and validate soft skills, as well as competences required in the future labour market. • recognised European expert in Work Based Learning • recognised European organisation for the training of trainers • high qualified experience in EU, national and regional projects management • coordinator of the European Network for Quality Apprenticeship • developer of innovative ideas to ensure the accessibility of learning to a wide range of target groups, such as students, seniors, professionals and groups at risk • active member of CEDEFOP "European Qualifications Framework - Credit Transfer In VET" and of the "Quality Assurance in VET" communities • skilled in learning methods calibrated to adults’ exigencies and in the management of in service training courses and study visits • involved in several Projects concerning adult education, new green skills, and innovative learning media (mobile learning) • active player in the field of European Voluntary Service Areas of expertise • Social researches for public & private organisations at regional, national and European levels. Fields: new skills for new jobs, innovative learning media, certification of informal learning, autobiographical methodologies, gender mainstreaming, diversity management. • Ad hoc training for adults and companies, in room & online (DL platform, mobile learning solutions for non routine skills development) • Recognition and certification of knowledge acquired via non formal and informal learning • EU projects planning
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Goldsmiths’, University of London
Goldsmiths College, University of London was founded in 1891, and has been part of the University of London since 1904. Goldsmiths academic departments, centres and institutes offer a range of study options within the arts and humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, and entrepreneurial business and management. Goldsmiths College is a leading research and education institution in the UK on Art & Culture studies and cultural entrepreneurship. Within Goldsmiths, the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) specializes in this field. Goldsmiths offers a MA module called Education, interpretation and communication in museums and a post graduate certificate aimed at museum professionals or those hoping to enter the profession, named "Museums and Galleries as Creative Entrepreneurs and Museums and Galleries as Cultural Entrepreneurs".
The Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) is Goldsmiths response to the growing significance of the creative industries and cultural sector in the UK’s economy. Figures have shown that the creative industries account for eight per cent of the UK’s GDP and a rising part of its export trade and total
employment. Business skills, management skills and entrepreneurial skills with a specific understanding of the sector are needed to support its continued growth.
Goldsmiths’ reputation as a leading provider of creative education, and its longstanding engagement with cultural practice and analysis, make it the ideal home for ICCE. Engagement with the creative industries and the not-for-profit cultural sector has long existed across many of Goldsmiths’ academic departments and research centres. What makes ICCE different is its interdisciplinarity. Artistic creativity increasingly blurs the old boundaries of subject disciplines, such as music, drama, dance, fine art, design, communications, media and technology. ICCE serves as an area for experimentation, where all of these disciplines can come together to learn from each other and to develop new creative alliances.
ICCE’s diversity of engagement goes beyond the academic disciplines. ICCE also engages directly with external partners from the creative industries and from other specialist higher education institutions. Some of our partners are actively involved in curriculum development or in providing training opportunities, whilst others act in an advisory capacity. Through their direct engagement, all of them ensure that ICCE’s courses and other activities address the priorities and needs of the growing creative and cultural sector itself.
In its new strategic plan Goldsmiths has identified four strategic pillars around which all initiatives are focused. Within the ‘London and the World’ pillar the College’s international focus is articulated in three sub-strands: educating Goldsmiths students from across the world, partnering with universities and colleges in other countries to provide world-class education, and undertaking research with an international focus. An international perspective is therefore at the heart of the College’s work, informing not only student and staff recruitment and mobility, but also our cross-cultural take on contemporary issues in the creative arts, humanities and social sciences.
Landschap Erfgoed Utrecht
LEU supports organisations, professionals, volunteers and inhabitants active in the field of heritage and landscape. All together we tell the stories of Utrecht and take care of maintaining the valuable aspects of Utrecht's heritage and landscape, to make sure that inhabitants and visitors now and in the future can enjoy it. We have a network among museums, archives, archeologists and historical societies, as well as an active role in heritage education for (mostly) primary schools. Having this network, our core business is connecting people, to work together for the targets as mentioned above. With our work we contribute to the policy of the provincial authorities, they stand for the majority of our budget in the heritage field. About 30 people work at LEU.