Guidance and advice Category

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 […]

Ordsall Hall: Our Lockdown Learning Journey

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

Work experience at the Museum of London

Laura Turnage and Alex Edwards share how the Museum of London has transitioned its successful annual work experience programme into an online offer for students aged 14 -18 years old.

Teaching to the Void

GEM guest blog article by Bletchley Park Educator and Digital Wiz, Tom Briggs. Read tips on "Teaching to the Void" as well as other practical guidelines for presenting information online.

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