More sessions please! Planning enrichment sessions for teachers

Over the last 18 months we have been working hard on developing our enrichment programme for teachers at the Fitzwilliam Museum. This blog gives an overview of what we tried, what worked and what didn’t. From September 2017 to July 2018 we ran 12 sessions for just under 100 teachers from 40 different schools. The aims of the sessions varied… Read full article

Learning to Teach in the Museum

Find out about our cultural placement programme with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education which gives trainee teachers the opportunity to spend a week finding out about creative and cross-curricular learning in museums and galleries. Each year, a group of trainee teachers from the Primary PGCE course at University of Cambridge Faculty of Education spend time at the National… Read full article

Creativity & Experimentation: Digital Making

The University of Cambridge Museums Digital Maker Residency ran between January and March 2018. In this blog post we give an overview of the project and consider what we found out about the creative potential of digital making in museums. The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Digital Maker Residency ran between January and March 2018. Over the course of the… Read full article