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Building Bridges and Conserving Culture

An article written by Kenneth Aitchison, based on a paper he gave at the ENCoRE conference in Liege in April 2014 has been published by CeROArt.

"I invite you to read my article which has been recently published in CeROArt + http://ceroart.revues.org/4388" (open access).

Icon is delivering a National Conservation Education and Skills Strategy to shape the future provision of conservation education, training and research in the United Kingdom. It has undertaken research into the skills needs of the workforce, and is prioritising initiatives to improve training and qualifications, and is now seeking to re-engage with the discussion about what is needed to become a European professional conservator.

The paper compares the need for labour market intelligence at a European level for conservation with that undertaken in archaeology.