GEM/SMC GRASS ROOTS PROJECT
All Grass Roots Training Days held: 2005 - 2007
MUSEUMS, GALLERIES AND ARTISTS:
THE MAKER IN EDUCATION
Monday 10 October
This Grass Roots / Engage Scotland joint seminar brought gallery and museum
education staff together to explore good practice in working with artists.
Working with Artists
DEVELOPING LEARNING ACTIVITIES IN MUSEUMS
Friday 28 October
Perth Museum and Art Gallery
Tuesday 15 November Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Wednesday 23 November
"Are you a curator with education responsibility, new to education, a volunteer with an educational remit or similar? Do you understand the need for learning in your museum, but don’t know where to start?"
Advice Notes: Developing Learning Activities
WORKING WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
Monday 6 February 2006, Aberdeen
In response to requests from GEM and SMC members, Grass Roots organised a training event looking at working with people with learning difficulties and special educational needs. In particular, the day explored ways in which museums can become inclusive to people with learning and physical disabilities, and design inclusive activities for visitors and groups.
Advice Notes: Working with Different Groups in the Community
SCHOOL CURRICULUM: DEVELOPMENTS & NEW
Thursday 9 March 2006 Glasgow
In response to requests from GEM and SMC members, Grass Roots organised a training event looking at the school curriculum. Taking into account people’s basic understanding of working with schools, this day offered new ideas of imaginative ways to link with the school curriculum and some ideas on how to extend to new school audiences
Advice Notes: Curricular Developments