Mission and Vision

Our VISION is of a connected and equipped community of people enabling learning across museum, heritage and cultural settings, creating inspiring experiences, relevant for everyone; that promote equality – transform and enrich lives.

Our MISSION is to support and empower our community of colleagues to connect and develop their knowledge and skills to deliver learning.

Our SERVICES to deliver our mission include; professional membership for everyone delivering learning across museums, heritage and cultural settings; training and professional development opportunities; 1-1 support; annual conference and events; dedicated representatives across all four Nations of the UK; publications and digital resources, support for sector recruitment; conversations and advocacy about practice and the development of learning.

Our VALUES are; Belonging, Collaborating, Empowering, Connecting, Expertise and Generosity.

Our ESSENCE is “We are GEM” / “We are GEMMERS”

Our TAGLINE is “GEM – we connect and learn together”.

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