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Staff mobility funded by Erasmus+ / State Scholarships Foundation (IKY)
Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals

Erasmus+ Adult education-Job Shadowing
Project code: : 2022-1-EL01-KA122-ADU-000072972
Job Shadowing: Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Staff mobility: Vicki Esseridou, Olga Berdiaki, Panagiotis Georgantis, Niki Paximada, Zoi Mavritsaki, Zoi Liantraki

6 employees of the Exhibition of Natural History Museum of Crete job-shadowed members of the staff of the Natural History Museum of Denmark – Københavns Universitet and participated in a variety of activities during the mobility period, 02/09/2023 – 09/09/2023, in Copenhagen.


  • Guided tours through all the facilities of the Natural History Museum of Denmark – Københavns Universitet and the temporary exhibition: “Monkeys! – A primate story”.
  • Visits the old exhibition halls, the collections, and the research labs of the ZoologicalMuseum, Geological Museum – geological, paleontological and botanical collections.
  • Discussions about educational programmes organized by the museum to make the collections accessible to a wide audience.
  • Exploration of the main collections of the institute along with the curators.
  • Visits to the botanical garden, palm house, and butterfly house facilities (also belonging to the Natural History Museum).
  •  Job-shadowed the educators who design and implement learning programmes and activities.
  • Participation in academic teaching carried out in the facilities of theMuseum along with students of the University of Copenhagen.
  • Attend botanical the preparation of hosting an event to the garden of the Museum
  • Discussion about the methods of the maintenance of their’s specimens.
  • Job-Shadowed the work in order to digitalize, one by one, the specimens of their collections.
  • The museum’s education team performed their objects and tools and the way they use them while working with groups on the topic of monkeys.
  • Participation in a 3-stage workshop on carnivorous plants (informative presentation, searching at the green house, at last a task on the topic for a final conclusion. ) and in an educational program about the animals that lived in Copenhagen at the past, studding skin’s morphology, noticing the differences at the pattern of each species.