EU Collections Competencies Project

Testing a European Competency Framework for VET in Collections Management


The project consortium has refined the Collections Management Competency Framework developed at NHM, London to produce a framework that can be tailored to suit museums of varying size, focus, culture and governance. The framework and associated guidance are available in seven languages: Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish.


  • Case studies
  • Examples of using the CF
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith