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One to One a year on…

Reflections on the GEM One to One Mentoring Programme one year on from its inception. Read more about this programme and get involved!

We’re hiring! Join the GEM Team

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).

New Museums and Human Rights Guide by Henry McGhie

GEM 2020 AGM Keynote Speaker and Consultant specialising in museums, sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals, climate education and action, ecology and nature conservation, leadership and strategy has debuted a guide on Museums and Human Rights, and how museums can use them as a guide to their decision-making. Read more below, download and share your thoughts with […]

New GEM Area/Nation Reps

We're so pleased to welcome new GEM Area and Nation Representatives! Area and Nation representatives are an integral part of how GEM reaches out across the globe and provides support to the learning professionals working in museums, heritage and cultural settings. These area-based teams help educators in their locales to network, exchange ideas, and build skills.

GEM receives core funding from the Linbury Trust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 28 January 2021 GEM has received an award of £50,000 from Linbury Trust to deliver a programme of training and mentoring to a range of museums impacted by COVID-19. This two-year funding will enable GEM to provide increased training and professional development support focusing on resilient leadership, governance, digital innovation, online learning […]

GEM Obituary for John Roles

GEM Obituary for John Roles written by Kate Fellows, GEM Yorkshire and the Humberside Area Rep and Head of Learning and Access at Leeds Museums and Galleries

Museums Association Learning and Engagement Manifesto

The Museums Association Manifesto for Learning and Engagement is a call for museums to play a central role in civil renewal and social change to address the challenges of our time. It has been produced after extensive consultation and in partnership with the Group for Education in Museums, Engage, and the Art Fund.

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