virtual learning centre
on cultural heritage
and sustainable development
The “Italy-ASEAN Virtual Learning Center on Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development” is a project devised and promoted by the Italia-ASEAN Association.
The project has been funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) through theItalian Embassy in Jakarta and it has been endorsed by ASEAN (by the ASEAN Senior Official Meeting of Culture and Arts).
The implementing Agency of the project is the Fondazione Ing. Carlo Maurilio Lerici, an Italian foundation which has a consolidated experience in the development of capacity building programmes in several ASEAN countries and which has led numerous international projects for the conservation and promotion of cultural heritage in the same Region.
The project aims at providing training programmes in developing capacities for the design and management of cultural projects, using tools and languages that fit with international standards for development cooperation.
The Learning Platform
Within the project a learning centre for ASEAN members has been created: it consists in an online learning platform, a common space to share knowledge, experiences, tools and languages among cultural institutions in the ASEAN region.
The learning centre will offer training courses to support the sustainable development of cultural heritage in ASEAN countries and to strengthen the connections among ASEAN countries and between ASEAN countries and Italian communities of scientists and cultural managers.
The first online course:
“Holistic and sustainable approach to the management and safeguarding of cultural heritage”
The first online course available on the platform is entitled “Holistic and sustainable approach to the management and safeguarding of cultural heritage” and it offers a new, broader, holistic approach to the profession of cultural manager. The course is addressed to cultural heritage professionals and to officials in the cultural sector from ASEAN Member States.
The course is accessible by candidates who have been selected within the project.
The project has been
ASEAN – ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting for Culture and Arts (SOMCA)
Devised and proposed by
Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
through the Italian Embassy in Jakarta
Fondazione Ing. Carlo Maurilio Lerici (Italy)