The next ICOM-ITC training workshop will look at different types of learning in museums and will offer practical advice on how to improve learning programs. The three international lecturers will present such topics as informal learning activities, developing programs that complement the school curriculum, and interpreting museum exhibitions.
This training entitled “Museums as learning environments: Developing relevant public programs” will be held in Yixing, China, from 6 to 14 November 2019.
Call for applications – Criteria
Only the ICOM members meeting the following criteria will be able to attend:
The ICOM-ITC training workshops are intended primarily for ICOM members from emerging countries but applicants from other countries might be considered.
Applications must be accompanied by the following documents in English:
All applications should be submitted through the online form before midnight (CET+1), July 14, 2019.
Types of grants
ICOM, ICOM China and the Palace Museum award two types of grants:
The full grant covers an economy-class air ticket, accommodation and local hospitality for the participant for the duration of the training workshop. Applicants residing in countries belonging to categories 2, 3 and 4, as defined in the ICOM membership grid, are given priority for this type of grant.
The partial grant covers accommodation and local hospitality for the participant for the duration of the training workshop. Applicants residing in countries belonging to category 1, as defined in the ICOM membership grid, will be considered for partial grants.
ICOM or the Palace Museum will make the travel arrangements for participants with a full grant. Participants with a partial grant must book their own air ticket. Visa costs, insurance coverage and other expenses not explicitly stated above are at the cost of the participants. There are no registration fees for attending the training seminar.
To apply for the workshop, please visit the website of ICOM at https://icom.museum/en/news/icom-workshop.