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This toolkit, created by Kingston University Museum & Gallery Studies MA student Holly Bastable, provides guidance and advice on developing skills, professional experience and career opportunities through volunteering. Highlights include an introduction to volunteering, striking a balance with your studies, types of volunteering opportunities within museums, galleries and heritage sites, and advice from sector professionals […]
This Online Working Risk Assessment for Vulnerable Adults and Children has been commissioned by GEM and written by Heritage and Arts Freelancer Lizzie Mee for the use of all working within learning in the museums, heritage and cultural sectors. For the Word version of this resource, click to download here.
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 […]
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, […]
From March to June 2020, VocalEyes along with Stagetext and Autism in Museums, ran a survey of museum and heritage site visitors who are also users of access facilities, resources and events. Though the UK had just gone into lockdown and museums and heritage sites around the country closed to the public, the survey asked […]
The closure of Scottish schools on 20 March 2020 due to COVID -19 led to a wholesale move to digital, home-based learning for pupils and teachers. National Museums Scotland (NMS) launched a survey on 19 June 2020 to capture the experiences of teachers providing digital learning across Scotland during this time period, as well as […]