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WP5.1 Specialization course in conservation and management of archives and heritage libraries

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More than a hundred professionals from Peru, Mexico and Bolivia were trained in documentary conservation in 2023 thanks to CODICIS

Through its training program based on the adaptation of an expert course to local realities, CODICIS has been contributing to the safeguarding of Latin American heritage.

Within the framework of the CODICIS project, the Specialization course in Conservation and Management of Archives and Heritage Libraries taught by the 6 LAM IES was successfully completed.

Directly benefiting:

– Professionals and university teachers related to the work of archives and heritage libraries.

– People with experience or relationship with archives and libraries work.

– Students and alumni of IES LAM interested in working with archives and libraries.

The dissemination of the course was carried out through posters, social networks, news and press releases by the IES LAM, which allowed 232 students from the countries of Peru, Mexico and Bolivia to apply.

Teachers played an important role in these trainings, with the participation of 49 teachers from the IES LAM and IES UE.

The participation of the EU HEIs was through 4 face-to-face modules and 12 virtual modules, and 34 teaching mobilities were carried out to contribute to the development of teaching and share knowledge from other educational perspectives.

The practical classes for these exchanges were carried out in the laboratories financed by the project installed in each of the LAM IES.

The first class taught at the level of all IES LAM was held by the University of San Andrés, Bolivia on 07/20/2023, while the last class was taught by the Universidad Panamericana, Mexico on 11/17/2023 At a global level, the Specialization course lasted approximately 4 months.

At the end of the course, 120 students were trained in the countries of Peru, Mexico and Bolivia, exceeding expectations. The majority of HEIs held a closing ceremony where they delivered the certificates corresponding to participation in the Specialization courses and thanked the Erasmus+ program of the European Union for the financing provided and the opportunity to contribute to the community through the training of people. related to the conservation and management of archives and heritage libraries.