SPEL is a partner in the “CHERISHED - Supporting school-educators in use of cultural heritage for inclusive digital education”, occurring from 2021 until 2023, and will have partner institutions from Belgium, Cyprus, Spain, Slovakia and the Netherlands.

Main objectives:
The intention of the CHERISHED project is to address through an ecosystem approach to integration of digital cultural heritage in compulsory secondary education, by:
• Provide with a pedagogical framework and concrete recommendations for adoption  by educational
  ministries across Europe;
• Enhance the capacity of secondary school teachers toward integration of digital cultural heritage in  their everyday teaching practices across the curriculum.;
• Support school educators to safeguard the inclusive nature of digital learning opportunities in and
  through cultural heritage;
• Promote innovative quality resources and tools for school educators for integration of cultural heritage towards inclusive digital education;
• Provide an impact and evaluation tool for teachers' self-assessment of their readiness to reuse digital  cultural heritage in compulsory education;
• Promote awareness on the importance of cultural heritage readiness for inclusive digital education in  Europe.

Final results:
• Development of a framework for integration of digital cultural heritage in secondary school
  compulsory teaching, for inclusive digital education;
• Design of a teacher training programme for secondary school teachers and museum educators;
• Develop an online platform where teachers can find digital modules for their training;
• Develop a self-assessment tool for assessing teachers' readiness in integration of digital cultural
  heritage in compulsory education and their cultural competence.

E-newsletter May 2021 – download here.

Acronym CHERISHED
Title Supporting school-educators in use of cultural heritage for
inclusive digital education
Programme Erasmus+
Key Action KA226 - Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness
Reference  2020-1-BE02-KA226-SCH-083039
Status Ongoing
Start date 01/03/2021
End date 28/02/2023
Partners • The Square Dot team, Belgium;

• SYNTHESIS CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION LIMITED, Cyprus;

• INSTITUTO IKIGAI, ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA PARA EL EMPRENDIMIENTO Y EL DESARROLLO PERSONAL Y PROFESIONAL, Spain;

• SOCIEDADE PROMOTORA DE
ESTABELECIMENTOS DE ENSINO LDA, Portugal;

• UNIVERZITA MATEJA BELA V BANSKEJ BYSTRICI, Slovakia;

• Stichting Ki Culture, Netherlands.

Website http://www.cherishedproject.eu/