Sunday 22 September was World Car Free Day. Did you head out on your trusty steed? Young people in 1989 already knew it: my bike, my freedom! Watch this clip to see how they raced their way to school 30 years ago.
Step by step, we are opening up the Flemish archive to the public. Our first public collection, ‘News from the Great War’, is the biggest online database of press material from the First World War. Browse through war newspapers, trench papers and even censored press.
An image says more than a thousand words. Through our platform ‘the Archive for Education’ teachers can find audiovisual classroom material in one place. It has never been so fun and easy to enrich your lessons with image and sound. Exclusively accessible to teachers and trainee teachers.
In June we published an open call for content partners with a digital collection. Based on their registration forms, we selected six organisations whose digital collections we’ll be importing over the next six months.
Is yesterday’s newspaper old news? Not if we’re talking about newspapers from the First World War. A new website reveals their story and shows us how important it is to preserve this heritage.a