EU Stories Curriculum

How to tell European stories


The “How to tell European Stories” curriculum is designed to develop the storytelling skills needed to research and interpret the connection between people, places and stories. As you engage with these training resources, you will be encouraged to explore and interpret the local and European dimensions of storytelling through your senses and experience.

The training curriculum includes theoretical/methodological and practical tasks which takes you on a learning journey to:

  • discover
  • use your senses
  • understand and empathise
  • interpret and tell a story through various means of expression
  • Local tourism policy makers who are making tourism more sustainable
  • Tourism professionals looking for inspiring participatory tourism examples
  • Tourism students planning to launch a project or to update their knowledge
Good Practice Guide
Good Practice Guide provides a practical and inspiring insight into alternative storytelling tours and experiences in Europe
How to Uncover and Tell a Story
A practical methodology and teaching material of University of Plovdiv
Bringing Stories into the Digital Environment
Research analysis on digital cultural consumption

Course Rationales

The aim is to develop skills for discovering local stories and their involvement into products of cultural and tourist activities. The training meets local residents and communities with visitors and guests in building connections between them through storytelling.

Participants will find links between the local context and the European dimensions of local history. Attention will be paid to the multicultural environment of Plovdiv as a European model of coexistence of communities, languages and historical strata.

The main approach in the training is the research and interpretation of the connection between people, places and stories.

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