Following a vote at the 2020 Annual General Meeting, GEM will be introducing four new levels of Institutional Membership on 25th November 2021.
Sonia Sharma discusses the impact of the British Empire on how the histories of people of colour are taught in British Schools, and provides inspiration for museum educators looking to decolonise learning in their organisations.
Group for Education in Museums (GEM) secures grant from the Welsh Government Culture and Sport Division to provide Welsh Curriculum Consultation and Training
GEM has secured a grant from the Welsh Government to deliver consultation and training on the new Welsh Curriculum, with help from Freelance Consultant Robin Johnson.
GEM Scotland Reps Sue Healy and Claire Munro interview Mark Macleod, Events and Outreach Coordinator (Freelance) at Gairloch Museum, winners of Museum of the Year 2020.
Henry McGhie of Curating Tomorrow discusses the practical implementation of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals in Museum Education in his latest blog.
The Pattern of Life is a project funded by the Arts Council to create a digital story book for the Royal Crown Derby Museum showcasing and sharing stories from Gypsy Romany and Traveller people who collect Royal Crown Derby.
Fair Museums Jobs recap the main takeaways from their CV Basics workshop with GEM.
Izzy Bartley discusses the ongoing diversification of learning resource website MyLearning, managed by Leeds Museum & Galleries. This insightful blog explores the importance of providing diverse representation across the curriculum, and is a must-read for anyone managing a learning resource platform.
Henry McGhie reflects on why museum educators have an important role to play in incorporating Sustainable Development Goals.
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.