Museums and schools

The work museums, galleries and heritage sites do with schools can have far reaching consequences on pupils, teachers and organisations themselves.

But in light of funding cuts to museums and schools, and the Henley review, what does the future hold for this area of work? And how museums are using technology to connect with schoolchildren?

The future landscape for museum education

In light of funding cuts and the Henley review, what next for museums' school programmes?

Digital museum learning

Julie Nightingale looks at how museums are using digital tools to deliver school education

Bringing heritage to schools

Localism is key to this government-funded initiative from English Heritage

Making history relevant

John Holt looks at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum’s work with schools

Local connections

Luton Culture is creating mobile archaeology units for schools to borrow

Your education case studies

How are other museums working with schools?

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