On 2nd October 2013 ASPIRE was asked to deliver a workshop on networking to our HLF trainees. The Oxford University Museums and Botanic Gardens currently host 6 HLF trainees within our education departments. At the end of their 18 months with us, the trainees should have experienced ‘on the job’ work life as an education officer and also have a portfolio which will help them in the next steps of their career.
The Oxford University Museums are organising a series of training days on museum education as part of our HLF Skills for the Future programme. There are some additional spaces available for museum professionals to attend these free events. If you are interested in attending any of these events please contact Neil Stevenson: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We were excited to host our first knowledge sharing event on 13th November 2012, Living in the Digital World: Horizon Scanning for Museums. This roundtable event brought together a small number of museum professionals to discuss how museums could thrive in the increasingly digital landscape by exploring innovations, opportunities for collaboration and fundin