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Decolonising Learning in Museums

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.

Diversifying the Content on MyLearning

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.

Breakout rooms

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.

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!

Routes into the Museum and Heritage Sector: Lighting the Way for Young People

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 […]

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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 […]

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