Sustainable Heritage Management Foundation Course
Module 2: Heritage Policies, Principles, Processes and Ethics (HER)
Led by: National University of Singapore
Aim: Incorporating and implementing heritage principles, charters and conventions at all stages of the heritage management process.
I. INTRODUCTION AND MODULE OBJECTIVES
The Sustainable Heritage Management Foundation Course is introduced by UNESCO Bangkok in cooperation with Think City Institute and the Asian Academy for Heritage Management. It focuses on the ‘Core Competencies’ defined under the new “Competence Framework for Cultural Heritage Management.” Participants are expected to develop capacities to respond intelligently and effectively to the real-world demands in sustainable heritage management.
This module will cover the topic of Heritage Policies, Principles, Processes and Ethics (HER) as one of the core competencies identified under UNESCO’s recently published Competence Framework for Sustainable Development.
Module Objective: Incorporating and implementing heritage principles, charters, and conventions in all steps of the heritage management process.
Module learning outcomes:
- Understanding the heritage policies, principles, and processes within a sustainable mindset
- Utilizing the tools and good practices for the sustainable management of the historic environment.
- Developing critical positions in conservation issues.