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*****It's not too late to book a place at GEM Conference 2017!*****


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GEM Conference 2017 - book your place now!

We are delighted that Heritage Learning is sponsoring this year's annual conference in Hull from 5 to 7 September 2017, particularly as Hull is UK City of Culture this year.  The conference theme is Facing the Future, Forging Ahead. We shall be exploring the innovative and inspiring ways of becoming more resilient in a time of financial austerity, and asking how a museum educator can take the lead in ensuring their organisation's long-term future.

It's not too late to book, save by booking the special whole conference offer!  To find out more click here.

GEM announces new training programme!

GEM's excited to announce:

For more details about all our professional development courses, please visit our CPD page.  Or to view the full press release here, click here.

GEM Foundation Courses: Museum Learning 2017

GEM’s Museum Learning course was first piloted in 2014, since then it has been run successfully twice every year in Manchester and London.  This course provides you with opportunties to develop, practise and demonstrate the basic skills and knowledge needed to be a heritage educator, and is aimed at those at the start of their career or career changers. 


This course is now fully booked for 2017, if you would like to register your interest for the 2018 courses in Manchester or London, please email  If you would like to find out more about this course, click here

Volunteer for GEM!

There are many ways in which you can help GEM to promote the importance of learning through museums, galleries and other cultural organisations.  We do need your help - and helping GEM can also play an important part in your own professional development.

Click HERE to volunteer now!  We shall provide you with details of some opportunities which match your skills and experience.