Workshops on Education and Museum Management, Western Sudan

ICCROM-Sharjah and its project partners is conducting workshops on Education and Museum Management in Khartoum for NCAM, the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums in Sudan, funded by the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport.

The aim of the Education Management Workshop is to create a learning framework for Sudan’s museums that will enrich the experience they provide for their communities. Participants in the workshop include staff and teachers from the three WSCM project museums, the National Museum and six other regional museums. The workshop is being led by Fatma Mostafa, Vice President of the Cairo Children Centre for Civilisation and Creativity.

The aim of the Museum Management Workshop is to review NCAM’s museum framework and develop sustainable strategies for the future. Participants in the workshop include NCAM senior management and the directors of the National and regional museums. The workshop is being led by Dr. Ossama Abdel Wareth, Director of the Cairo Children Centre for Civilisation and Creativity,

The two-week workshop will include an Open Day event for the larger NCAM community to discuss their vision for NCAM 2025, on Tuesday February 19th.

The workshop was opened by the State Minister of Culture, Somia Okued, and the Chairman of the National Corporation of Antiquities and Museums, Professor Fuddel.  A brief introduction on the work of the WSCM Project thus far was made by Dr Abdelrahman Ali, Director General of NCAM, and Michael Mallinson of Mallinson Architects.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to know central issues and processes which shape museums education and museum management in modern museology; to analyze the learning prosses, public needs and to evaluate the aims and effectiveness of a museum educational programs and events. In addition, they will be able to represent intangible cultural heritage of their community as well as tangible cultural heritage.