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NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR CULTURAL EDUCATION – online course on how to create, conduct and promote engaging and inclusive cultural activities

Enhance your digital skills in cultural activities with Mobile Culture’s free online course, consisting of three separate, self-paced modules. Tailored for cultural animators, educators, and GLAM professionals, our course offers practical insights, tools, and resources for inclusive cultural engagement. Explore real-world examples and unlock comprehensive resources that will elevate your cultural activities to new heights!

The course is designed and produced by the Culture Shock Foundation in collaboration with international partners. The course content is available in English, Polish, Italian, Spanish, and Greek under CC BY 4.0 licence (except the elements described otherwise).

This course is for you if

You are a cultural animator passionate about conducting engaging online cultural activities for adults.

You are a GLAM representative who looks for inspiration or wants to keep up with new trends.

You wish to experiment more with new technologies (AI, VR, AR) and free digital tools,

You work in small to medium-sized institutions and want to create memorable experiences for your audience without investing many resources.

You work with marginalised adult groups such as seniors, LGBTQ+, the unemployed, and people with disabilities or neurodiversity and want to make a difference.

About the course

Course learning experience

Each course Module consists of seven steps, blending educational videos, visuals, in-depth articles, tutorials, ready-to-use materials, cheat sheets, and templates. Reflective tasks help you practice new skills. Course content is grounded in real-world experience, research and interviews with leading European cultural institutions like the Uffizi, Prado, and Polish National Museum.

Course highlights

The course is tailored to meet the needs of the GLAM sector professionals. It offers a self-paced learning environment adaptable to your individual or team needs. No prior experience is needed, and it’s ungraded. You can complete each Module separately in about 2-3 hours. The course covers creativity, inclusivity, participatory methods, and tech trends in designing, planning, conducting and promoting cultural activities.

 

Key takeways

Each course Module provides insights into current trends and essential digital tools in cultural engagement. It covers co-creation, participatory methods, and storytelling strategies while addressing best practices in inclusive communication and creativity. By the end, you will know how to select practical approaches and utilize digital tools to enhance cultural activities and participant interaction.

 

Why join the course?

  • Latest cultural animation knowledge.
  • Real-life examples and transferability tips.
  • Tips & tricks from experienced animators and educators.
  • Verified free digital tools for engagement and creativity.
  • Interactive educational experience.
  • Bespoke, non-generic content for animators and educators.
  • Access to a passionate community of GLAM reps.


Benefits

  • Explore course content 100% free.
  • Receive a personalized Certificate of completion for each Module.
  • Boost your confidence and creativity.
  • Gain new inspirations for your work.
  • Access ready-to-use templates for designing, conducting, and promoting cultural activities.
  • Network with GLAM sector representatives across Europe.

Course team

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Sylwia Żółkiewska

Sylwia Żółkiewska

Course Designer and Creative Producer

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Noemi Gryczko

Noemi Gryczko

Learning Experience Designer

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Paulina Jedrzejewska

Paulina Jędrzejewska

Co-Producer and Consultant

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Karolina Pyzik

Karolina Pyzik

Website Manager, UX Assistant

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Olga Perzyna

Olga Perzyna

Promotion and PR

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Piotr Grabowski

Piotr Grabowski

Editing and Proofreading

EDUCATIONAL CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS: Sylwia Żółkiewska, Olga Perzyna, Paulina Jędrzejewska (Culture Shock Foundation), Oksana Shamonova, Miguel Caneda (Clictic), Martina Tonarelli, Carlotta Pavese (Escape4Change), Nikos Apostolidis, Giannis Parastatidis (Roes Cooperativa).

COLLABORATORS: Paweł Wołochowicz (Learn Dash Platform Implementation), Wacław Marat-Głód (Graphic Design), Maciej Turczyniak (IT Support), F/8 Studio (Intro and Outro Filming and Editing).

Still have questions?

Contact our support team: course@mobileculture.eu
Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Sylwia Żółkiewska

Sylwia Żółkiewska
Course Content Designer and Producer

Experienced designer, cultural animator, educator and lecturer, new media expert. Helps European institutions and organisations in designing unique experiences. Author and co-author of many publications and educational materials for cultural animators. Part of the Culture Shock Foundation since 2015. 

Connect with Sylwia on Linkedin

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Noemi Gryczko

Noemi Gryczko
course Learning Experience Designer

Sociologist, manager, and certified learning experience designer (LXD). She helps educators and entrepreneurs to innovate and design more effective and engaging learning experiences online and during events. Noemi is also a lecturer at the University of Warsaw where she helps academics use technology in the classroom better. Get to know Noemi here: noemigryczko.com/en

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Paulina Jedrzejewska

Paulina Jędrzejewska
Course Co-Producer and Consultant

Experienced cultural animator, educator, trainer. Co-creates innovative projects combining culture, new technologies and business, designs and conducts well-being workshops. Co-funder and long-term CEO of the Culture Shock Foundation.

Connect with Paulina on Linkedin

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Karolina Pyzik

Karolina Pyzik
Website Manager, UX Assitant

Professionally related to international development within non-formal education project. Psychologist and slavic languages philologist by education. Working as UX designer, DT moderator and trainer.

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Olga Perzyna

Olga Perzyna
Promotion and PR

Polish philologist, culture expert and art therapist by education. Loves exploring various methods of communication, including media, public relations or social media.

Mobile Culture Online Course Culture Shock Foundation team memebr photo - Piotr Grabowski

Piotr Grabowski
Editing and Proofreading

Founder and Chairman of the Culture Shock Foundation. Law and Culture Marketing graduate, financier. Enthusiast of art in public space. From birth residing at Skarpa Warszawska whose “reactivation” is a personal goal of his foundation activities.