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Cultural heritage has a crucial role to play in education. The digital collections of Europeana provide multiple perspectives on historical, scientific and cultural developments across Europe and beyond. We want to bring this source of knowledge to every learner, educator or educational organisation so that they can experience the pedagogical potential of digital cultural heritage and build new 21st century skills. Explore how on this page. 

Resources and activities

Education Community

Education Community

We bring together all those who believe that Europe’s digital cultural heritage has an important role to play in education and want to work with us to embed Europeana in education.


Title: landing page

Creator: Historiana

Date: 2021



An online learning platform which supports the use of cultural heritage collections in education.

Europeana Classroom

A selection of educational resources using digital culture for educators, learners and parents, available on 

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Webinars and videos

ESACH Talks! Museums, Art and Cultural Heritage

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ESACH Talks! Museums, Art and Cultural Heritage

Raul Gomez Hernandez, Collections Engagement Intern at Europeana Foundation, discusses promoting diversity and inclusion with digital collections through #reinventingBeethoven. 

Latest news

The EU Copyright Reform’s great disservice to free use for educational purposes

Created: 7 July 2021

Ana Lazarova explores why, despite its aims, elements of the 2019 Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive (CDSM) pose challenges for cultural heritage institutions using digital content for education. 

Supporting educators with the Open Content Toolkit

Supporting educators with the Open Content Toolkit

Created: 13 April 2021

The Open Content Toolkit highlights openly licensed digital resources and content from around the world and encourages educators to use them in the classroom. We interview its creator, Europeana Education community member Theo Kuechel, about how the Toolkit can be used by teachers and the inspiration that he draws from Europeana.