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Training opportunities for London Museums

The following training days have been designed to support those applying for Accrediation - however, they are open and free to ALL London Museums. 

To request a bookings form please contact Rana Torsun, Workforce Development & Events Assistant on  020 7549 1712 or email [log in to unmask]

For further information  please contact Melissa Bentley, Museum Development Officer: Networks and Training  on [log in to unmask]


Museum Management

10am – 4pm Tuesday 23rd January 2007
Kew Bridge Steam Museum

Trainer: Christine Beresford   
Case Study: Kew Bridge Steam Museum

This course will give an overview of how to reach the standards set in section 1 of the Museums Accreditation standard. This will cover:

This day would be particularly useful to not only managers but also trustees.



Engaging with Audiences

10am-4pm Monday 19th February 2007
Foundling Museum

Trainers: Janet Bell & Audiences London        
Case Study: Foundling Museum

This course will give an overview of what is needed to reach the requirements of the Accreditation standard set out in Section 2 of the Museums Accreditation standard.

The first session of the day will be provided by Audiences London and will cover:

The second session of the day will be led by Janet Bell and will cover:

Customer Care

9.30am-4.30pm Wednesday 7th February 2007
Greenwich Heritage Centre

Trainer: Caroline Birbeck, Welcome Host
Case Study: V&A

This course will give an overview of what is needed to reach the requirments of the Accreditation standard set out in Section 3 of the Museums Accreditation standard. It will cover:

Managing Collections

10am-4pm Thursday 1st March 2007
Gunnersbury Park Museum

Trainers: Christina McGregor, MDA & Francis Halahan, Halahan & Assoicates
Case Study: Gunnersbury Park Museum

This course will give an overview of how to reach the standards set out in section 4 of the Museums Accreditation standard.

The first session will be led by Francis Halahan and will cover collections care and management issues, including:

The afternoon session will be led by Christina Mcgregor and provides an introduction to the basic principles of museum documentation. Consideration is given to the benefits of good documentation practice, and participants will examine the content of a simple but effective system. Topics covered include: