Handling and using objects with schools
@ The Collection, Lincoln
August 7 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Organised in partnership with the Sandford Cascade Project this workshop gives practical advice on engaging and innovative ways of inspiring children with your objects and how to encourage questioning and discovery-based learning.
- Learn about the principles and benefits of object based/hands on learning and how it can engage different learning styles
- Receive advice on guidelines for ‘best practice’ when introducing and handling real artefacts with children
- Observe and discuss ways of incorporating artefacts into their own learning sessions in ways which pupils will find exciting and engaging
- Receive tips on how to develop skills such as observation, questioning, prediction, weighing of evidence and justifying proposals with pupils
The workshop will be led by Mary Sibson and Dr Erik Grigg. Mary is the Museum Learning Officer for Creative Learning Services (CLS) at Leicestershire County Council (LCC). CLS offer a subscription service for schools incorporating library services, resource boxes, artworks and learning at LCCs museums. Erik is the Learning Officer for Lincolnshire County Council’s heritage service which includes The Collection where learning workshop activities include handling original and replica artefacts from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages to the Saxon, Viking and Medieval eras.
|Who is this event for?|
|This workshop is aimed at paid staff and volunteers involved in delivering learning programmes at their museum or heritage site.|
To book your place, please click register.
This one day practical training course will help organisations to improve their emergency preparedness, by using multiple case studies and practical experiences to highlight key components for successful disaster response. The content is applicable for organisations who have yet to write a plan, in highlighting key content for Accreditation and best practice, but also for those who already have a plan to identify areas for improvement.
The day will also cover key elements of salvage techniques for dealing with damaged objects and provide blueprints for extending the training within attendees’ organisations.
The timetable for the day will be:
|9.30am||Registration and coffee|
|10.00am||Introduction: aims and objectives|
|10.15am||Emergency Planning Essentials – definitions, emergency teams, scope|
|11.45am||Effective incident response|
|12.30pm||Emergency plans – key documents checklist. Emergency teams, disaster kit contents, priority lists, floor plans and other key documents|
|1.45pm||Salvage – tactics and methods, including practical exercise|
|3.15pm||Managing major incidents|
If your organisation already has an Emergency Plan, then please bring it along.
The workshop will be led by Emma Dadson from Harwell Restoration, Emma has 20 years of experience in disaster recovery and emergency planning as manager of Harwell’s Priority User Service. Emma has been named the ‘Business Continuity Consultant of the Year’ at the Business Continuity Awards in 2007 and 2014 and is a previous Chair of the British Damage Management Association. She is an accredited Disaster Recovery Technician, Specialist Restorer and Honorary Fellow of the BDMA and author of ‘Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums’ (Facet Publishing).
Teas and coffees will be provided throughout the day but delegates are asked to make their own lunch arrangements by bringing a packed lunch or purchasing lunch locally.
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