Title Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe
Project Number 510023-2010-LLP-UK-LNW
Product Initial curriculum for digital curation
Title Initial curriculum for digital curation
DigCurV is establishing a network to extend vocational training for digital curators in the library, archives, museums and cultural activities sector. The project addresses the availability of training for staff to develop the skills needed for the long-term management of digital collections which are being built up by cultural institutions. New jobs are emerging for digital curators but there is evidence of employers facing recruitment difficulties due to skills shortages, and of demand from staff and employers for vocational training to develop new skills in this field.
The initial curriculum for digital cutation will identify the skills and core competances which staff working in this field need to develop, and a framework curriculum for educators and trainers to use in developing vocational training courses in digital curation.
Description The initial curriculum for digital curation will comprise of a portfolio document identifying the skills and core competences needed, and provide a curriculum framework for developing vocational training courses in digital curation.
Educators and trainers specialising in digital curation and digital preservation.
Digital curators, Digital archivists, Digital preservation specialists, Digital library specialists, curators, archivists, librarians.
Managers working in archives, libraries and museums.
Result Curriculum framework for digital curation.
Area of application To promote and inform the development of vocational training in digital curation for staff working in cultural institutions.