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International Council on Archives

        Section on Archival Education and Training

ECAET 3: One Archival Europe …

AMSTERDAM, August 30 – 31, 2005


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For questions about registrations, administration, visa etc. e-mail: phone: .. 31 20 5254791.
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TUESDAY, August 30


09:00 – 09:30 Registration etc.
09:30 – 09:45 Official opening
09:45 – 10:30 Key issues in contemporary archival education
  F.C.J. Ketelaar (Amsterdam)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/tea
11:00 – 12:30 Parallel sessions:
  Digital archives/records in archival education
  The ongoing ICT revolution is more and more affecting the daily work of archivists. How are future colleagues prepared for these new tasks, what impact does it have on the curriculum?
  Archival Research
  Research is very important for an archival educator: to expand his/her knowledge, to strengthen his/her position etc. But education always has priority over research. In this session possibilities to facilitate research are discussed.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Towards a European master?
  Jose Ramσn Cruz Mundet (Madrid)
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee/tea
15:00 – 15:45 Studying reality: application of theory in UK appraisal
  C. Williams (Liverpool)
15:45 – 17:15 Parallel sessions:
  Teaching appraisal in archival education
  Appraisal is one of the most difficult and challenging responsibilities of the archivist, but it is a difficult issue to teach. Can it be more than discussing Schellenberg, Booms and/or Cook?
  European co-operation
  Because most archival educational institutions are small they have difficulty in adapting education to modern developments on their own. This session will discuss possibilities, payoffs and pitfalls of regional co-operation.
17:15 – 19:00 Informal / drinks
20:00 – …. Diner [optional]



WEDNESDAY, August 31


09:00 – 10:00 Training needs and training capacity
  (incl. Presentation of SAE Train the Trainer Package)
  K. Anderson (Perth), M. Crockett (London), Janet Foster (London)
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/tea
10:30 – 12:00 Parallel sessions
  Archival competencies and archival education
  There is an evident shift in professional HRM from knowledge to competence: the ability to combine knowledge, abilities and attitude in performing professional tasks. How does this affect professional education ?
  Building competence in records management
  Records management is the archival area where changes are the most striking and where the need for training is most acute. How can experts and educators work together to develop a successful train the trainer program?
12:00 – 13:00 Closing session:
  Reports from parallel sessions
  General discussion
  Conclusions and resolutions
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – ca.17:00 Excursion [optional]

e-mail to Dr. Karsten Uhde, as at: 04.08.2005