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Learning about Learning

23rd January at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for a morning of presentations, case studies and discussion all about learning. Find out how cultural organisations are working with schools in different ways to support critical thinking and creativity, hear about the latest work happening with young people outside of school settings and learn more about how your offer can meet school priorities.


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Theme: Learning about Learning

(For those planning an earlier arrival, please be aware that the museum doors open at 10am)


10.00am                            Tea and coffee on arrival




10.30am                              Cultural Learning Alliance – The Future of Cultural Learning

Sam Cairns, co-director of the Cultural Learning Alliance will be talking about cultural learning today, and the changing face of cultural learning in the future.


11.00am                              Case Study: Pool School Gallery and Royal Cornwall Museum

Pool School Gallery will be sharing how a gallery in a school impacts on young people’s experience of culture and the wider community. Royal Cornwall Museum will be sharing how they have been working with Pool School Gallery and the Schools Art Collection.


11.15am                              Lightning Talks: Young Curators at museums across Cornwall

Hear from museums involved in our Young Curators programme and their approach to working with young people within and outside school settings.


11.30am                              Break


11.45am                             Careers Hub Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly: Developing your careers offer

                                                Learn more about the changes to careers education and how to develop your offer to meet careers education priorities.


12.00pm                             Fun Palaces in schools

                                                Considering running a Fun Palace? Find out about the Fun Palaces which took place with schools and hear how local schools helped the Bodmin Fun Palace Makers promote the event.


12.15pm                             Ask the Experts


The network is for all museums in Cornwall – whether you run a regular programme of engagement opportunities, have run some projects to date, or if this is a new area you would like to develop – and is a great chance to connect with others involved in museum learning and engagement in the county.

For more information please contact Chloe Hughes – chloe@cornwallmuseumspartnership.org.uk or 01209 500750



23rd January
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Royal Cornwall Museum Truro, United Kingdom
United Kingdom