GEM Conference 2022 // How to co-curate a school museum: The Iffley Academy & Oxford University’s History of Science Museum
The Academy is for children and young people with complex special educational needs and disabilities. Since 2016, the University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GL&M) have collaborated with staff and students […]
GEM Conference 2022 // How do we contact teachers? Five lessons learnt from the Art Fund Teacher Art Pass Research & Development year 2021-2022
If you are a member of the GEM Jiscmail list you will know it has many intriguing, useful and occasionally downright strange threads on museum learning (my favourite has to […]
Mansfield’s high levels of deprivation includes women experiencing trauma from domestic violence and abuse. MARAC (multi-agency risk assessment conference) repeats have increased from 25% to 33% between 2020 and 2021 […]
GEM Conference 2022 // Why work-based learning is wonderful: apprenticeships and diversifying the museum workforce
“I just really like the idea of learning, but also being paid like that’s kind of the dream. It is a really good balance between learning new skills, but also […]
GEM Conference 2022 // Volunteer Leaders: how can we re-examine the way we work with volunteers to embed community voices throughout our organisations?
It cannot be denied that museum learning and volunteer programmes are deeply intertwined – and while not all museum educators are volunteer managers, I don’t believe I’ve met one who […]
Jess Nicoll, GEM’s digital marketing and training officer, shares the highlights of her six months with GEM. Let me just start by saying that working for GEM has been fantastic. […]
The Welsh Government Culture Division have commissioned GEM Cymru to create resources which support learning provision in museums in Wales, with an emphasis on the new curriculum for Wales.
Blog recap of the 2022 M+H Show at Olympia London by Communities and Engagement Work Placement Student Maria Chondrogianni.
Blog recap of the ICOM/Welsh Museums Federation Conference 2022 written by Museum Consultant Robin Johnson for GEM.