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The Europeana in your classroom: building 21st-century competences with digital cultural heritage MOOC iwill improve teacher’s understanding of Cultural Heritage in order to efficiently integrate cultural heritage into their lessons and practices, regardless of the subject they usually teach.

In this MOOC, participants will:

  • Understand why it is important to integrate European cultural heritage in education
  • Learn how to use Europeana Collections to teach their subjects
  • Learn how to navigate the Europeana Collections website
  • Explore and become familiarized with the various Europeana apps, tools and materials
  • Learn how to build learning activities using Europeana Collections resources

The MOOC will introduce participants to the Europeana platform, where they will find different resources for educators such as pictures, videos, texts and various tools that they can easily integrate in their lessons.  Moreover, the MOOC will help teachers to build learning scenarios using digital cultural heritage, in a framework of 21st century skills.

Additionally, it will offer a selection of tested classroom activities and resources from different European countries to empower primary and secondary teachers in introducing cultural heritage in the classroom and help them reflect on their own practices.

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This course was produced under the Europeana DSI-3 project, co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility of the European Union. The course content has been produced by the Europeana DSI-3 Developer Group of 18 teachers, the Europeana Foundation and European Schoolnet.

List of modules

Course Introduction
Module 1: Europeana: transform education with digital culture
Module 2: Search and use Europeana Collections to teach your subject
Module 3: Explore Europeana educational tools and resources
Module 4: Design learning scenarios with Europeana content and resources
Module 5: Assess cultural heritage lessons: towards 21st-century skills
To enroll in this course you first have to register as a user on the European Schoolnet Academy platform. To register, please click the button below.

Start date

Monday, 30 April 2018


The course will run for 6.5 weeks, with a total number of 5 modules (one module per week) and 1.5 grace week at the end of the course. The estimated workload is 3-4 hours per week. Total estimated hours: approx. 25.

Target audience

Primary and secondary school teachers and teacher trainers from Europe and beyond. Other stakeholders like museums, cultural centers, etc., can also follow the course.


You will receive digital module badges for every completed module of the course as well as a course badge and a course certificate upon completion of the full course. All badges can be exported to the Mozilla Badge Backpack.

Note to teachers from Castilla y León: Si eres profesor de Castilla y León, y además del certificado de la European Schoolnet Academy, quieres recibir un certificado oficial de parte de la Consejería de Educación de la Junta de Castilla y León inscríbete en este enlace.