GEM One Day Conference

Friday 14 March 2008


a turning point in heritage education

Bishopsgate Institute, London

GEM is delighted to be organising, on behalf of the Heritage Sector Partnership, the second Learning Outside the Classroom conference for the heritage sector.


Experienced speakers from government, academia, senior school management and policy development will address some of the big issues surrounding Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC).  Also, a series of snapshot case studies on successful and varied LOtC programmes will provide an overview of LOtC in practice.

We will focus on:

You will leave knowing more about the Learning Outside the Classroom Manifesto and what it means for your organisation.  Through sharing experiences and exploring the possibilities together, we hope you will leave feeling encouraged and inspired.

Who should attend?

Over 800 organisations, schools and local authorities across England have signed the Learning Outside the Classroom Manifesto and pledged their support.  This conference, organised by the Heritage Sector Partnership in association with GEM and DCSF, will give the sector a comprehensive update on the Manifesto and explore what fully-realised LOtC provision could mean for the heritage sector.

View detailed programme.


How to Book

All delegates should complete a booking form and return it – with payment if possible – to

GEM Office, 131 Trafalgar Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4RP. 

Tel/Fax: 01634 853424. 


Refreshments and lunch will be provided.


Download programme (pdf 75KB)

Download booking form (pdf 71KB)