We are sad to share the news that Helen Pike, Public Programme Manager at UCL and GEM Course Director, passed away in May 2021 after a short illness. Helen's UCL colleagues have kindly shared this moving dedication to Helen's life and career for those who knew her to reflect on.
Group for Education in Museums (GEM) receives support from Nimrod Capital for One To One Mentoring Programme
Group for Education in Museums Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 30 April 2021 GEM has received £15,000 in support from Nimrod Capital to enable GEM to connect the sector and learn together and ensure the continuation of the One To One Mentoring Programme. GEM’s One to One Mentoring Programme exists to support learning professionals in […]
Blog post by Heritage Learning Manager at Carlisle Cathedral and GEM North West Area Rep Sarah Cameron on how to make the most of breakout room sessions.
Group for Education in Museums (GEM) receives lifeline grant from Government’s £400 million Culture Recovery Fund
Group for Education in Museums Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7 April 2021 GEM is one of 2,700 organisations to have received vital support from the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. The Culture Recovery Fund is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England, using funds provided by the Department for Digital, […]
Hear directly from Kate Fellows and Emily Nelson of Leeds Museums and Galleries on the importance of decolonisation for museum learning and how to positively change your education programmes.
In the same the storm but not the same boat; Leeds Museums and Galleries approach to a Recovery Curriculum
Hear directly from museum educators at Leeds Museums & Galleries about how they are approaching a recovery curriculum to help schools return to a new normal in the wake of the events of 2020/2021.
Blog case study spotlight on engaging community work taking place in Cambridge by Alison Ayres, the Fitzwilliam Museum, Alison Giles, the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and Sara Steele, the University Museum of Zoology
Reflections on the GEM One to One Mentoring Programme one year on from its inception. Read more about this programme and get involved!
By Tascha von Uexkull How can we support young people trying to enter the museums and heritage sector workforce in tangible and meaningful ways? It’s a pertinent question, and one that I have given much thought; not least because as a young person trying to pursue a career in museum learning, I have encountered a […]
GEM Communications Manager, Parental Leave Cover
This is an exciting time to join our team, leading communications and marketing for GEM – the Group for Education in Museums. Apply now for this 9-month contract, 3 days a week – Salary £28,500 FTE (Pro rata salary £17,100).