Call for Europeana Museum Educator Ambassadors

© Image: Jan Pohribny QEP, Czech Association of Museums and Galleries A man helps two children build paper dolls.

© Image: Jan Pohribny QEP, Czech Association of Museums and Galleries

The European Schoolnet is looking for three museum educators active in the European Union to join the Europeana DSI-4 project as Europeana Museum Educator Ambassadors (November 2020 – August 2021). Deadline to apply: 25 October 2020.

The selected ambassador candidates of the Europeana Museum Educator User Group, will carry out the following tasks:

  1. Create one Learning Scenario using Europeana resources.
  2. Test one Learning Scenario created by a colleague and write a Story of Implementation about that on the Teaching with Europeana blog.
  3. Feature in and contribute to one promotional video – the Ambassadors will speak in English and the videos will be subtitled in 6 languages.
  4. Train and facilitate the Europeana Museum Educators User Group and act as a connection between their group of four Museum Educators and European Schoolnet.
  5. Make sure that the User Group of museum educators they coordinate provide and possibly test a new Learning Scenario per month between January and April 2021.
  6. Support the creation of the MOOC in English.
  7. Participate in two workshops* per project year. The first of these annual workshops will take place online, on the 7th of November, and will gather all 14 Europeana Ambassadors* to prepare the work for the year. The second workshop should take place face-to-face, in the Future Classroom Lab, in Brussels – it will be scheduled towards the end of the academic year.

Find more information and application form.

Europeana is Europe’s platform for digital cultural heritage, empowering the cultural heritage sector in its digital transformation. Through its website, millions of cultural heritage items from around 4,000 institutions across Europe are available online. Europeana also works to share and promote this heritage so that it can be used and enjoyed by people across the world. Teachers and learners of all ages can find images, text, audio, video, but also 3D content, on anything from art to science, in over 37 languages. A big part of the collections – over 20 million items – is openly licensed and can be freely reused in education