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Learning, Access, and Engagement

Resources on how to access and engage with both formal and informal learners at your museum or gallery.

Knowledge Exchange: Engaging Schools and Communities with STEM/STEAM
In this Knowledge Exchange event from Museums Galleries Scotland, speakers discuss increasing connection and engagement of Scottish heritage organisations with STEM education, using their collections, inside and outside of their venues.
Museums for the Future Toolkit
This toolkit helps museums connect with local schools by giving pupils a flavour of all the work that goes in to running a museum.
Knowledge Exchange: Museum Social Stand Ups
Museums Galleries Scotland launched a series of Museum Social Stand Ups in response to the coronavirus lockdown measure. The social stand ups were a friendly opportunity for those working and volunteering in museums to continue to network with each other.
Digital learning resources
We have pulled together a list of online learning resources from various museums and galleries across the UK which help to support learning for young people.
Working with schools
This advice guide is aimed at learning practitioners in museums and galleries in Scotland. It’s also helpful for teachers who may wish to use museums’ resources to support their teaching.
Creating loan boxes with Leeds museum
Emily Nelson, Learning and Access Officer at Leeds Museums and Galleries has written this guide on creating loan boxes for schools.
Developing anti-racist practice with young people in museums
This page contains resources that give examples, advice, and share news and reflections on developing anti-racist practice with young people in museums and galleries.