The Significance of Living Heritage Conservation Education for the Community toward Sustainable Development

Noor Azramalina Abdul Aziz, Noor Fazamimah Mohd Ariffin, Nor Atiah Ismail, Anuar Alias


Living Heritage or intangible cultural heritage (ICH) defined as human skills and knowledge, practices, expression, and instruments that form the transmitted practices of local people. By a lack of responsibility, recognition, and education, many emotions and manifestations of ICH are under crisis, threatened by globalization and cultural modernization. This paper provided the literature review as an analysis method and identified the significance of Living Heritage Conservation Education for the Community. In conclusion, the key a quality education, which in the Community-based Education for Living Heritage Conservation, not only fulfills people's needs but also helps link and empower both local people and the community to conserve the living heritage successfully.

Keywords: Community-based Education; Intangible cultural heritage; Public awareness; Quality education

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


Community-based Education; Intangible cultural heritage; Public awareness; Quality education.

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