King’s Hedges Trailblazers: A Partnership Project

King’s Hedges Educational Federation and the Fitzwilliam Museum have been developing a strategic partnership for a number of years.  In Summer 2017, the whole school took part in museum visits linked to different themes they were studying at school.  Each class contributed to the creation of a new Fitz Families Trail around the museum to encourage children to return to… Read full article

Introducing our Digital Maker in Residence: Katy Marshall

The University of Cambridge Museums are excited to host Katy Marshall, our first Digital Maker in Residence, from January to March 2018. Digital making involves ‘learning about technology through making with it’, bringing together art and technology while providing tools to allow anyone to become active creators. With this residency, we would like to inspire staff, teachers, parents and young… Read full article

Learning about Culture: Measuring what Matters

I was fortunate to be invited to attend the launch of the new Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) / Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Learning about Culture Programme on Tuesday 17th October. In this post I reflect on the programme and consider what arts and cultural organisations can do to improve the evidence base around our work with children and young people…. Read full article