These practical resources are designed for use by museum and heritage education practitioners working with a wide range of audiences.
Safeguarding policy example commissioned by GEM and created by Heritage and Arts Freelancer Lizzie Mee. This policy is adaptable to various museum, heritage and cultural organisations. For the Word version of this resource, click to download here.
This toolkit is an introduction to developing effective self-led school trails for museum educators and interpretation designers who want to maximise the effectiveness of their self-led resources. Many education teams now face the task of redeveloping existing resources that have become obsolete due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Trails are commonly used interpretation and engagement resources, and when they are truly […]
Routes In is a Young People’s Programme that aims to support young people from under-represented backgrounds into creative careers. It is made up of several strands including internal advocacy, a network of sector professionals and a public programme, including the Alternative Careers Fair. This report was commissioned by Tate Young People’s Programmes and written by […]
School resources (Powerpoint slides and Word documents) developed from the Colonial Countryside project are now available free to parents for use in home schooling. Aimed at Years 5-8, these resources were produced for the National Trust by the Colonial Countryside project and a team of historians led by Miranda Kaufmann, who wrote Black Tudors. The […]
The Wonder House podcast is hosted by Dr Sushma Jansari. It’s a podcast series that shares some of the most innovative contemporary approaches to decolonising museums so that we are all empowered and inspired to learn and experiment. Recent contributors include Dan Vo, founder of the award-winning LGBTQ+ volunteer-led tours at the V&A, Thanh Sinden, […]
A case study resource from Leeds Museums and Galleries that demonstrates how to help bridge the gap from learning in education to earning in the workplace. From career fairs to work experience, Careers for Call is as diverse as the pupils that engage in it.
While many people will visit an arts venue with a friend or family, it is important to give people access to the information they need so that they can travel to and navigate around the venue independently. VocalEyes produces scripts for each of the theatres where we provide audio description services, and we can provide this […]