2021 – ICOM Solidarity Project 2021/2022 – Training the Trainers – Call for Participants

ICOM Solidarity Project 2021/2022
Training the Trainers:
Facilitated Workshops to Train Leaders in Conservation Risk Assessment
Check Call for Participants as pdf: Call for participants ICOM-CC CRA 2021

 

“An Introduction to Facilitation Skills for Leaders delivering training to museums in how to implement Conservation Risk Assessment” is a new Special project funded by ICOM HQ. Five ICOM International Committees: the Committees for Conservation (ICOM-CC), Training for Personnel (ICOM-ICTOP), Museum Management (ICOM-INTERCOM), Disaster Resilient Museums(ICOM-DRMC), and Museum Security (ICOM-ICMS) are collaborating through this funded ICOM Solidarity Projects in response to the challenges museums face during and after the COVID-19 crisis.

As ICTOP is regular partner we invite you, our members to apply for become trainer, as part of “Training the Trainers: Facilitated Workshops to Train Leaders in Conservation Risk Assessment”. Competition is hard and on a global scale, but let this do not fright you, go for it – as it goes for training, the part ICTOP is doing for a decades.

The full Call is attached/follow:

ICOM Solidarity Project 2021/2022
Training the Trainers:
Facilitated Workshops to Train Leaders in Conservation Risk Assessment
JULY 2021

Call for Participants:
Five ICOM International Committees: the Committees for Conservation (ICOM-CC), Training for Personnel (ICOM-ICTOP),
Museum Management (ICOM-INTERCOM), Disaster Resilient Museums (ICOM-DRMC), and Museum Security (ICOM-ICMS) are collaborating through the funded ICOM Solidarity Projects in response to the challenges museums face during and after the
COVID-19 crisis.
An Introduction to Facilitation Skills for Leaders delivering training to museums in how to implement Conservation Risk Assessment
Increases knowledge and understanding of the nature,type, and size of collection(s) among all stakeholders; Allows the ‘translation’ of intangible qualitative values intomeasurable and tangible values for evaluation andcommunication to diverse audiences and stakeholders
Informs resource requirements and considerations forprioritising investment monetary and people skills/ trainingfor yield-in-cost benefit;
Established CRA benefits: Entitled ‘Training the Trainers – Facilitated workshops to train leaders in Conservation Risk Assessments’ the aim of this ICOM Solidarity Project 2021/2022is to harness existing experience, knowledge and practice in the advocacy, teaching and subsequent implementation of Conservation Risk Assessment (CRA) to museum communities across the world as a tool and practice for sustainable (economic, environmental,social) recovery and resilience into the future.

Conservation Risk Assessment is an analytical and qualitative tool, as well as a methodology for identification, evaluation and mitigation of risks posed by the 10 agents of deterioration. Successful implementation of CRA assures safety and preservation of collections and holistic management of resources, conditions and environments.
Carried out as part of preventive conservation museum collection care strategies, CRA provides abespoke framework and mechanism for museums/institutions to devise, adapt, and design specific measures for a responsive and dynamic strategy, on the philosophy of conservation as a balanced action of care.

Through this ICOM Solidarity Project 3 teams of 12 persons, will be trained in facilitation skills .These skills will support participants to confidently instigate CRA training within museum communities and ensure that CRA is implemented as a dynamic mechanism for real-time, cost-effective and sustainable, holistic care strategy, practice and preparedness.
Increases awareness of and cross-departmental communication towards an active network and community of best-practice prepared and resilient in/to emergency and disasters;
– Raises and increases access to museum collections/objects and qualitative visitor/audience experience.
– The Facilitation Skills training will be delivered online by professional facilitation training institution(Kinharvie).

The 3-day virtual workshop, provided in 6-half day sessions, will ensure for the training can take place when travel and in person meeting is limited or impossible.
Participants will be provided with access to an interactive platform housing key CRA literature and a idsto create CRA trainings.
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Increase their understanding of the role of a facilitator when working with groups;
Increase their confidence and impact when working within a team/group environment;
Enhance their competence and assurance in using a facilitative approach when convening groups participating in Conservation Risk Assessments;
Expand their knowledge of tools and techniques that can be used when designing and delivering arange of facilitation and training events in their home institution;
Reflect on the design and delivery of group training activities and consider how facilitative approaches can enhance learning transfer.

The Facilitation Skills Training programme will provide participants with an opportunity to:

We are now calling for applications for the FacilitationSkills Training workshops from individuals who demonstrate knowledge of
Conservation Risk Assessments and are motivated and passionate in becoming ambassadors and advocates in delivering and facilitating
CRA training to their museum communities as a direct method and tool of aid/self-help.

For further queries and questions concerning workshops, expectations and commitments please do not hesitate and contact:
Stephanie.deroemer@gmail.com

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, stating who you are, what you do in your institution, what motivated you to apply and a letter of supporting institution in how you envision CRA training and implementation will benefit your museum community (of no more than 700 words) by 12thof September 2021, 12pm GMT to chair@icom-cc.org
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This training course will be free to successful applicants.
Successful applicants are expected to commit to applying their facilitation skills training of CRA innsupport of a museum community by carrying out a conservation risk assessment either fully orp artially. It is therefore recommended to seek support from an affiliated organisation towards this application. We are excited and look forward to working with you!

Early August 2021: – Call for participants:
End of September 2021: – Selection of participants:
October 2021 – December 2021 – Facilitation skills training workshop(s) x 3
January 2022 – March 2022: = launch of interactive dedicated Conservation Risk Assessment (CRA) network

– Timeline:
platform, development of curriculum blueprint and First Aid Manual
March 2022 – July 2022:
CRA alumni deliver CRA training at their affiliated and supporting institution
July 2022 –:
CRA training to further museum institutions and communities