More than ever, heritage organisations are looking to develop their use of digital technology. Our Digital Skills for Heritage initiative, launched in February 2020, is designed to help them thrive.
We are offering a range of activities and resources to reflect the varying needs, locations, sizes and levels of digital experience of heritage organisations.
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How we are helping you
This free programme is managed by the Arts Marketing Association in partnership with Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy, One Further and The Collections Trust. Activities are designed for small and medium UK heritage organisations seeking to develop their digital capabilities.
Online workshops, training events and digital bootcamps will run up to spring 2021.
Heritage Digital is a digital skills programme led by The Heritage Alliance and supported by Media Trust, Charity Digital and Naomi Korn Associates. This programme offers training, masterclasses and resources focusing on marketing, engaging audiences, intellectual property, data protection and online business tools and processes.
Running until July 2021, Heritage Digital will support over 700 heritage organisations.
Culture24’s Leading the Sector is a professional development course in Digital Leadership. A cohort of 16 leaders from medium-to-large heritage organisations across the UK are taking part.
We have produced free digital guides to help heritage organisations get started in key digital areas:
- Making online content accessible to all
- Online security and privacy
- Working with children and young people online
- Getting started with online learning
- Working with open licences
Discover more digital resources, useful information and updates below:
How sharing photos can help promote your heritage site
Using digital in heritage: the 'absolute unit' way
Digital Skills for Heritage: free posters for your workplace
Putting digital to work in your heritage organisation
Check your tech maturity with new Digital Culture Compass tool
New initiative: Digital Skills for Heritage launches today
The Digital Confidence Fund
A quick peek at our forthcoming digital campaign, plus new funding
A missing voice - the young person in the museum
How Kresen Kernow has helped tell lost stories of Cornwall