International Training Programme 2014: Interim report


In 2014 the British Museum, in collaboration with seven UK partner museums, hosted 21 museum and heritage professionals from 12 countries on the ninth International Training Programme (ITP).

The programme was tailored around group sessions which covered a whole range of museum activities such as collections management, storage and documentation, exhibitions and galleries, and conservation and scientific research. Participants also spent a day with collection assistants for a series of mini workshops including mount making, pest management and object packing.

One of the participants was Egyptian national Alaa Ahmed Bakeer, Curator at the Museum of Islamic Art, was supported by the Barakat Trust.