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Ethics Symposium: Exploring the Ethical Issues of Exhibiting Human Remains

UntitledJoin the team at Torre Abbey on 29 September for a fascinating Symposium which uses an exhib...

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ACE publishes Estelle Morris Review

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Museums are good for you

Sounding out your heritageA new report, Cultural Attendance and Public Mental Hea...

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Social History Curators' Spring Newsletter

The South West Social History Curators Group (SWSHCG) has just published its Spring newsletter. Packed with case studies, collections news and an update from the last SWSHCG meeting, the publication strikes a vibrant note. Download a copy now! The group m...

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Model Documents

Listed below are links to down-loadable Model Documents covering Equality Impact Assessment and Role Profiles. Get onspired to further develop the way you recrruit and plan activities at your museum. Role Profile Model Documents Front of House Volunteer...

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Web Links for Encouraging Diversity in Museums

Diversity in Museums: Diversify - the Museums Association campaign to diversify the museum workforce: overview, guidance, outcomes and  case studies: /www.museumsassociation.org/careers/diversify Volunteering:  Investors in Volunteers (accreditation sta...

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Case Study 2 - Youth Council

Case Study 3 - Investing in Volunteers

cs3-introThe challenge

A few years ago we felt we wanted to div...

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Case Study 1 - Challenging Disability

The challenge

CS1_garden3_smallWe felt that people with mental and physical disabilities...

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Case Study 4 - 'Count Me In': Youth Ambassadors Project, Devon

Cs4-youth-ambassadors150The challenge

Devon local auth...

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