Call for Papers: World Heritage Education Session

Communicating World Heritage: Research and Global Policy Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham in association with World Heritage UK Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham will hold a special international meeting to discuss research and global policy focusing on the communication of World Heritage values, 7-8 October at the […]

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furnace Journal Issue 4: World Heritage Education

  Interactive Issue: To download the individual articles:   From this comes the Editorial: World Heritage Education Author: Jamie Davies Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage University of Birmingham, UK   Article 4 of the 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention states that each State Party has ‘the duty of ensuring the identification, protection, […]

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World Heritage Education Update

It has been a while since I updated the blog- much has happened in the meantime: The PhD fieldwork has been completed and I am now at the stage of analysis and writing up. 14 schools (mix of English primary and secondary schools) were the research participants. For each there was a full day’s observation […]

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World Heritage and the school curriculum: UAE

There has been little research which evaluates educational provision at World Heritage Sites. An important resource which provides an insight into global provision is UNESCO’s Periodic Reporting data- an assessment of the World Heritage Convention application by State Parties every six years. There have been two cycles of Periodic Reporting Periodic Reporting (2000-2006 and 2008-2015). […]

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Practical Pedagogies 2016

I am excited to announce that I will be hosting a workshop on World Heritage Education at Practical Pedagogies 2016. Over two days (November 3rd and 4th 2016) there will be over 120 workshops led by international expert practitioners offering primary-school, secondary-school and whole-school focus sessions. This high impact training conference for teachers will take […]

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