Turkish vet system for technical staff in architectural conservation


Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 8 - 11 February 2012, vol.47, pp.1675-1685 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 47
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.882
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1675-1685
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Technical staff in architectural conservation field acts as a key person who - within the universal conservation approach- brings the decisions of the experts to the worksite to orient and supervise the craftsmen and also who addresses the technical issues and problems at the worksite to the expert specialists. The vocational education and training of technical staff is crucial for the preservation of the authentic properties of cultural heritage. The study analyses the formal institutes of VET for architectural conservation in Turkey in order to suggest more comprehensive methods to train the required technical staff for the field. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd.