ORDER THE ‘TRAVELLING WITH IOANNIS CAPODISTRIAS’ MUSEUM KIT
The ‘Travelling with Ioannis Capodistrias’ museum kit loaned free of charge to schools, libraries and other educational institutions. The museum loan box comprises of a portable set of educational material, based on the life, work, and era of Ioannis Capodistrias. The material is organised thematically and it includes a set of information cards, educational activities and artefact copies.
The museum kit is designed for pupils in middle and high school.
Loan Duration: 3 weeks
Cost: free loan. The borrower is responsible for the shipping from and to the museum.
Schools and educators interested in borrowing the museum kit can send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE CAPOSISTRIA MUSEUM ‘MUSEUM LOAN BOX’
The museum loan box is a portable kit with educational material that is loaned free of charge to schools and other educational institutions so that pupils who cannot visit the museum, or are preparing their visit, have the opportunity to discover Ioannis Capodistrias and the museum’s collection, from a distance.
WHAT IS IT?
The museum loan box comprises a set of educational material, which is loaned to schools or other places of education. The theme of the museum loan box stems from the museum collections and the educational material encourages the active involvement of both teacher and pupils in class. Through the museum loan box, the museum extends its educational role and connects with its younger audience in their class.
WHAT THEMES ARE COVERED?
The Capodistrias Museum loan box elaborates on the life, career and era of Ioannis Capodistrias. Its educational material is not limited to the narration of a fascinating biography, but most importantly it communicates the ideals for which Ioannis Capodistrias stood. Based on the museum’s exhibition, the museum loan box uses creative ways to take pupils back to 18th-century Corfu, 19th-century Europe, the revolutionary Balkans, and the founding of the Greek state. The props, activities, and information included become a springboard for pupils to explore wider concepts such as dedication, love of family, respect, diplomacy, national independence, education, etc.
IN WHAT LANGUAGES IS IT AVAILABLE:
The ‘Travelling with Ioannis Capodistrias’ museum loan box is available in ENGLISH, FRENCH and GREEK.
HOW CAN IT SUPPORT THE TEACHING PROCESS?
The ‘Travelling with Ioannis Capodistrias’ museum loan box offers creative ways for young people to explore the emblematic personality of the first Governor of Greece.
Its educational material can be very useful in the teaching process because:
- It is flexible and can be adapted to a variety of learning abilities and ages.
- It provides a global presentation of historical themes.
- It promotes research through educational scenarios.
- It encourages dialogue and interaction.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
The Capodistrias Museum Kit mimics archival boxes that contain historical evidence and information, in two drawers. The pupils become historians and are encouraged to open the archives, handle the contents, discover the stories, and process the material.
The ‘Travelling with Ioannis Capodistrias’ museum kit includes copies of artefacts and archival material from the museum’s collection and the Ioannis Capodistrias digital archive, historical information sheets and activity cards, which are organised into three themes:
- Growing up in 18th-century Corfu
- The art of diplomacy
- Building a state
Which classes is it aimed at?
The Capodistrias Museum Kit is suitable for schools and other educational institutions and specifically pupils in middle and high school.
HOW CAN I BORROW IT?
The Capodistrias Museum Kit is free to borrow for all schools and other educational institutions for a period of 3 weeks. The only cost to the school/institution is the cost of shipment (from and to the Museum) by courier.
In order to arrange the loan, interested educators or schools should email the museum at email@example.com, stating the dates they are interested in the loan. The museum commits to keeping to a ‘first come, first served’ policy.
Other useful information:
- The Museum Kits are not for sale, only for loan.
The Capodistrias Museum Kits were made possible via funding by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture – Corfu Ephorate of Antiquities as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage and by the Association of Friends of the Capodistrias Museum.