via TTR Weekly, 25 July 2017: Angkor Park staff get CPR training
Apsara Authority in a joint effort with a Japanese Volunteer Medical Team launched a one-day First Aid Training session, last week, for 40 tourist officers of the Department of Angkor Tourism Development.
According to the authority, the training introduced officers to the basics and also how to respond if a visitor to the historical park suffered a heart attack.
Source: First Aid training at Angkor park : TTR Weekly
The Borobudur Conservation Center will be playing host to 11 Palestinian archaeologists for training in archaeological techniques and the management of heritage sites.
Source: Palestinian Experts Receive Training on Archaeology in Indonesia
A deal between the School of Oriental and Asian Studies and Cambodia’s Ministry of Culture will see Banteay Chhmar in northwest Cambodia become a training field for archaeologists and heritage professionals.
Banteay Chhmar. Source: Cambodia Daily 20160321
Remote Angkorian Monument Ready for Makeover
Cambodia Daily, 21 March 2016
Banteay Chhmar, protecting Cambodia’s ‘second Angkor’
Nikkei Asain Review, 22 March 2016
Over the centuries, looting, theft and mismanagement have plagued the 12th century Banteay Chhmar temple complex in Banteay Meanchey province. But the sprawling Angkorian monument is about to get a second life as an international training ground for future archaeologists and monument restoration specialists.
After an initial agreement was signed in December, the Ministry of Culture and the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) are now hammering out details to set up a field school for post-graduate students—many of them from Southeast Asia—and young Cambodian professionals.
“The overarching aims are to work with established Cambodian experts in the field to train the next generation of heritage managers with the necessary practical and critical skills to lead heritage work in the Southeast Asian region,” Ashley Thompson, head of SOAS’ Center of South East Asian Studies, said in an email interview.
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The Belgian National School of Visual Arts will conduct training for museum staff and students in artefact restoration and preservation in Ho Chi Minh City.
Source: Viet Nam News 20150112
Belgium, VN promote restoration
Viet Nam News, 12 January 2015
A large number of Thai cultural heritage is kept in Buddhist temples, so it makes sense for the Thai Fine Arts Department to conduct training for Buddhist monks.
Buddhist monks taught to handle national religious heritage
National News Bureau of Thailand, 22 December 2014