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Measuring the Magic: call for papers closes 25 May & early bird offer ends 31 May


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GEM Conference: 8 - 10 September 2015

Measuring the Magic will explore the impact, value and quality of cultural learning

If you want to know the answers to these, and many other questions, come along to our conference, based at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea from Tuesday 8 to Thursday 10 September 2015. 

Book now and save £100!

The call for papers is now open, and the information for exhibitors and advertisers is also available.

GEM’s Foundation Course: Museum Learning a great success!

On Friday 27 March 2015, the first people to participate in GEM’s Foundation Course: Museum Learning received their certificates of achievement from GEM’s director, Dr John Stevenson. He congratulated the following for their hard work and for successfully completing the course:

Jenny Buxton Louise Middleton
Hannah Dunlop Victoria Rookyard-Wheatley
Victoria Gretton Tabitha Runacres
Rebecca Hunt Joanna Shelton
Joanne Marychurch Michelle Welbourn
Foundation Course: Museum Learning 2014

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GEM Foundation Course: Museum Learning 2015

After the success of GEM's pilot in 2014, GEM will run the next foundation course in the autumn of 2015.  It will be aimed at those at the beginning of their museum education career, either working or substantially volunteering in the heritage sector.  The focus of the course is on developing skills in planning and delivering learning programmes for children, young people, families and adults.  There is an emphasis on reflective practice and continuing professional development.

If you are interested in applying for the course or in mentoring participants, please contact the GEM office.