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.
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 written by Kate Fellows, GEM Yorkshire and the Humberside Area Rep and Head of Learning and Access at Leeds Museums and Galleries
GEM case study - In depth review of Nothe Fort Museum’s process to get evacuee experience up and running from Curator Sophie Hinde from Nothe Fort Museum of Coastal defence, Weymouth.
A blog from GEM Member Aaron Paterson of Westminster Abbey recounting his experience on the Resilience, Leadership and Me course from GEM.
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.
Read about the lockdown learning journey of Wakefield Museums and Castles in adjusting to the changing museum education landscape due to Covid-19. Read this blog article by Louise Bragan...
Reflections on learning in lockdown, school visits and the process of becoming “Covid-secure” by Naomi Lewis, Libraries & Heritage Development Manager – Children, Families and Schools, Salford Museum and Art Gallery & Ordsall Hall
Group for Education in Museums (GEM) receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund
Group for Education in Museums Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 16 October 2020 Group for Education in Museums (GEM) receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including GEM have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Grants of up to […]
Fair Museum Jobs (FMJ) is delighted to announce a week-long, free online heritage careers event in partnership with Group for Education in Museums (GEM) with support from Art Fund.