The Framework communicates the areas in which HEF members can add value by working together with, and on behalf of, the wider historic environment sector in England. It is used by HEF to guide where to focus its resources and activities so that, over time, HEF will deliver progress against the different areas.
Four cross-cutting principles apply to the way that collaborative action is taken:
The four themes for collaborative action are:
The main mechanism through which HEF delivers its outcomes are the groups working under HEF umbrella: Task Groups and ‘Topic’ Groups.