International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

The role of educators in promoting collaborative research

One of the challenges for education in applied science disciplines is to identify and establish new paradigms of practice that respond to the changing needs of a sector. Forward thinking is essential for academic institutions and training centres, since the objective of training programmes is to produce professionals capable of functioning effectively not only at the point of their initial entry into the workplace, but also in the future. Current dynamic shifts in science, education and society can be seen as an opportunity for greater engagement with policy and educational bodies in and outside heritage conservation field to gain fresh perspectives for a more responsive and impactful future.

Appeared n CeROArt Online, 2017