Rural Proofing Resilience
Rural Proofing Resilience (RPR) is a Heritage Lottery Funded programme that has been designed to encourage and enable the cultural transformation of museums from reliant to independent organisations. The aim of this project is to safeguard the future of rural and coastal museums.
The objectives of the RPR programme are to:
RPR is being delivered in partnership with South West Museum Development across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, and Dorset. The museums participating in the programme are all located in rural or coastal areas and have no more than 1 FTE employee. The programme runs from May 2018 to April 2022.
As part of this programme we are looking for a supplier/suppliers to develop and deliver all or part of 2 key strands:
Train the Trainer
Suppliers will develop and deliver 4 full day workshops to grow the skills of key programme partners. These skills will enable partners to support museums to develop opportunities in the following areas:
These workshops will ensure that partners have access to a range of up to date tools and resources. These tools and resources will then be available to Cornwall Museums Partnership (CMP) and South West Museum Development (SWMD) to use within the RPR programme and beyond. All workshops will take place in Exeter.
The workshops will be delivered between November 2018 and April 2019.
Suppliers will develop and deliver 16 workshops to grow the skills of museum volunteers and staff. These skills will enable museums to deliver practical and effective fundamental changes within their organisations in the following areas:
There will be 1 workshop on each key area delivered to 4 cohorts (i.e. 16 workshops in total). These will be practical workshops led by external experts. The proposed outline for each day:
Quotes for development and delivery will include:
The workshops will be delivered between November 2018 and March 2020. All workshop development will be sent to Programme Manager 4 weeks prior to workshop date.
Who We Are Looking For
We are looking for a supplier/ suppliers, you may be a freelancer, consultancy or industry expert. We are looking for someone who has knowledge of the heritage sector and who is able to provide pragmatic expert skills development on one or all of the subject areas outlined above. Experience of delivering training at different levels and an understanding of how to pitch training to a specific audience is essential.
Train the Trainer: for the development of appropriate digital or printed resources and the delivery of full-day workshops in Exeter. To reduce travel costs we would consider running 2 lots of 2 days. Please note, the quote is not to include venue or catering.
£4,000 for 4 workshops or £1000 per workshop inclusive of VAT.
Peer Workshops: for the development of appropriate digital resources and activity plans, and remote delivery of 16 workshops. Please note, the quote is not to include venue, catering or booking admin.
£2,200 for each subject area inclusive of VAT
We will base the award of contracts on the following criteria:
Any questions and quotes to:
Clare Pennington, Programme Manager, Cornwall Museums Partnership
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