Training & Events
GEM is committed to making Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities more accessible and connected for all those involved in the management and delivery of museum learning.
View our community calendar to search for the latest training and events being run by various museum and heritage organisations. Please note that not all events are run by GEM, check the individual details for each event.
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From initial idea to creation and delivery, learning within museums, heritage and cultural settings has gone beyond programming for communities to programming with communities. Highlighting examples of best practice within the sector, Creating Sustainable Community Partnerships is a 4-week training course which will explore how museum learning can work towards embedded long-term and meaningful community participation.
This four-week online course run by SEND parent and Museum Development Officer Sam Bowen will explore the need for improved SEND engagement and how to create and adapt your learning offer to meet the needs of this audience. Participants will become members of a peer learning group focussed on discussing and workshopping various concepts related to SEND-inclusive learning.
This course is for experienced learning professionals wishing to develop their SEND practice, create change within their organisations or freelance work to develop best practice and advocate for SEND in museums.
Building museum and heritage workers’ skills to support people to meet the challenges of today, and tomorrow. Join Henry McGhie to discuss how our sector can contribute to sustainable development.
This workshop, led by Bernadette Lynch and Mark O’Neill, will explore the strategic potential of engagement work in our society to democratise museums and reduce inequalities in museum attendance.