Tagged with Young people
According to The Audience Agency’s Digital Audience Survey, 64% of respondents say that they are viewing more arts and cultural content online during this period. And this is not just existing audiences: 40% of high frequency website visitors to museums have never physically attended the organisations. While COVID-19 is prevalent, it is likely that families […]
Kids in Museums wants to see the museum workforce becoming more diverse by creating routes for young people from all backgrounds to work in museums. Although there may not be many opportunities for young people to enter the museum workforce at the moment, museums can still play a central role in helping them develop transferable […]
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.
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 […]
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.
The Learning Away website is packed with resources, case studies and advocacy materials to support the provision and uptake of "brilliant residentials" – high-quality residential experiences for children and young people in a range of settings, including museums and other cultural venues.
This literature review from Kids in Museums identifies and explores the complex mix of hurdles, or barriers, to participation in museums and galleries by children, young people and their families. It also makes a set of recommended actions to begin tackling these issues.