Context Pty Ltd
Register of Cultural Heritage Management Training Providers
|Non-accredited training delivered|
Context Pty Ltd trainers are non-Indigenous, and experienced in delivering training to Indigenous people.
The team's relevant qualifications and experience includes:
- Chris Johnston: Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Environmental Science, Graduate Diploma in History. Train the Trainer. Cultural heritage management experience: 30 years. Training experience: 20 years.
- Ian Travers: Bachelor of Science (Archaeology), Master of Arts (Archaeological Heritage Management). Cultural heritage management experience: 10 years. Training experience: 5 years.
- Georgia Melville: PhD Anthropology, B. Arts (Tourism & Spanish). Cultural heritage management experience: 10 years. Training experience: 5 years.
Context is experienced in the provision of cultural heritage training to Indigenous people, community and government organisations. Context's experience extends from the later 1980s when a national local government training course in cultural heritage was developed and delivered over many years in Victoria and NSW. Context continues to provide tailor-made training to local government on all aspects of cultural heritage management and planning. This training has covered both Indigenous and historic places.
Recently, Context developed and delivered training in site recognition and management to Indigenous people through the Murray Catchment Management Authority, and developed a training package on managing Indigenous and historic heritage places for the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. Context developed and delivered a unit in community engagement as part of a Certificate 4 course in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management at La Trobe University, Melbourne, in 2012 and 2013.
Context team members, Chris Johnston and Ian Travers bring many years experience in their fields, enabling Context to offer training across a wide range of cultural heritage areas. Director, Chris Johnston, has extensive experience in training for local government in all aspects of cultural heritage management and in community engagement.
Context Pty Ltd has delivered cultural heritage management training to an Indigenous group within the last 12 months (valid at June 2013).
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About the Register
The Register of Cultural Heritage Management Training Providers has been developed as a resource for Indigenous land and sea managers who want to undertake training in cultural heritage management.
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