28 August 2019
Regional Meeting for Strengthening the Use of ICH in Education from 28 to 30 August is taking place in Jeonju, the Republic of Korea, organized by ICHCAP and the UNESCO Bangkok Office.Intangible cultural heritage (hereafter ICH) becomes more significant in education as it can provide context-specific content and pedagogy in schools. UNESCO has been promoting learning and teaching through and about ICH in education programs in all relevant disciplines.
ln this regards, the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP) and the UNESCO Bangkok Office recently launched a survey to see how teachers and schools in the Asia-Pacific region have been using ICH in teaching and learning creatively.
To show the result of the survey as well as collect and develop cases of using ICH in education, 'Regional Meeting for Strengthening the Use of ICH in Education' is taking place from 28 to 30 August 2019 with support from the Cultural Heritage Administration of Republic of Korea. The meeting will consist of five sessions and it is expected to contribute to advancing the agenda of promoting ICH in formal and non-formal education.