GEM champions excellence in heritage learning to improve the education, health and wellbeing of the general public

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GEM is for everyone interested in learning through museums and heritage.

We champion excellence in heritage learning, believing that heritage organisations and the learning opportunities that they provide, can contribute to and enhance the welfare of the individual and society.

We at GEM are continually inspired by our members’ creativity, passion and hard work – join this amazing community and be inspired too! Whether you’d like to keep up to date with the latest sector news, develop new skills, or find a new job, GEM is here to help. Find out more about how GEM can help you.

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COVID-19 Guidance for Educators

We recognise that those working the museum and heritage learning sector are facing a very uncertain time with the coronavirus outbreak.

GEM has pulled together the following guidance from health professionals, the UK govenerment as well as educators and arts and culture organisations for the benefit of those working in education.

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Area Reps

Area groups are volunteer teams of heritage learning professionals which coordinate local GEM networks and activities.

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GEM membership is open to anyone interested in learning through museums and heritage and is available to both individuals and institutions. This includes museums, galleries, country houses, heritage sites, urban and countryside interpretative centres, science centres, schools and universities.

Whether you’d like to keep up-to-date with the latest sector news, develop new skills, or find a new job, GEM are here to help.

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