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The garden, a living monument.

Presentation by Aline Rutily, scientific and educational coordinator of the project for the association “Paysage et patrimoine sans frontière" (FR)


The project “The garden , a living monument. Heritage education to the gardens in Europe is a transnational project of cooperation that dates back to 1998 and joins, today, partners from Belgium, Greece, Italy, Rumania, Spain, Portugal and France,

It is part of the lifelong educational and training program aimed to strengthen the European nature of school teaching and to improve its quality through inter- cultural dialogue .

  • 1- The garden , a living monument. Heritage education to the gardens in Europe

    15 May 2010

    The project The garden , a living monument. Heritage education to the gardens in Europe is a transnational project of cooperation conceived and coordinated by Aline Rutily, teaching advisor for Visual Arts, author and researcher -Laboratory Aesthetics Arts and Sciences University Paris 1 Sorbonne-since 1998. The partners are actually from Belgium, Greece, Italy, Rumania, Spain, Portugal and France.

    It is part of the Lifelong educational and training program. The project focuses on the development of educational strategies to learn gardens heritage as early as kindergarten. This project produced :
    - trainers training in the European database Comenius / Grundtvig since 2003 ;
    - worksheets of the DVD Let’s cultivate our garden written in 2004 published on this website with the authorization of the editor and the authors ; -interactive garden books published online ; - thematic bibliography and sithotèque on European education of landscape and garden.

    The project is defined by national and international policies that encourage the establishment and the development of a common cultural ground to fight social inequalities, xenophobia. Read about the conference of Aline Rutily, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris FR

  • 2- Comenius school partnerships

    12 May 2010

    This section is devoted to Comenius School Partnerships resulting from training and dissemination carried out under the project "The garden, living monument. Pedagogy of heritage gardens in Europe." Comenius school partnerships involving schools, from kindergarten to high school, related to European issues concerning education heritage gardens and landscapes.