The VEriTage Teachers’ Kit

This page is dedicated to teachers, trainers and educators. It presents 4 samples of the Activities contained in the workbook; the beta version of the workbook and all the single Activities in their pdf printable version.
The VEriTage Teachers’ Kit
Image caption: Francis Basset in 1778 on the Grand Tour in Rome – Prado, Madrid. Portrait by Pompeo Batoni..

The Grand Tour

The context of this exercise is inspired by the concept of the Grand Tour, a term that refers to the European tour that the young people belonging to the aristocracy, in particular English, did, as a path of personal and cultural formation, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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Grand Tour

The VEriTage Teachers’ Kit
Image caption: Florilegius / SSPL / Getty Images

The Dark side of chocolate

The exercise focuses on a product – chocolate – that is part of the cultural heritage of different countries, both in Europe and in the world and looks at it from two different points of view.

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The dark side of chocolate

Novel food

The context from which the exercise takes inspiration is the new Novel Food Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. “It aims to improve the conditions, so that businesses can bring new and innovative food to the EU market more easily, while still maintaining a high level of food safety for European consumers.

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Novel food

The VEriTage Teachers’ Kit
Image caption: a screening of “Bugs” by Andreas Johansen as part of “ Eat:Ith ”.

The Food Museum

The exercise is inspired by the recent ICOM proposal – the main international organization that represents museums and its professionals – of a new definition of museum, alternative to the current one where Museums “are democratising, inclusive and polyphonic spaces for critical dialogue about the pasts and the futures”.

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Food Museum

The VEriTage Teachers’ Kit
Image caption: photo by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra – “Francesco Garnier Valletti” Fruit Museum of Turin (Italy).

The workbook

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Activities