Learn from and be inspired by some of the amazing work being undertaken by museums and galleries across Scotland, through our case studies.
Workforce for the Future: Creating the 'Weird Trail'
A Workforce for the Future project at Aberdeen Archives, Gallery & Museums with Hanover Street Primary School.
Future Careers with David Livingstone Birthplace Museum
A partnership project between the David Livingstone Birthplace museum and David Livingstone Memorial Primary, which helped to foster a connection between the school and museum, and built knowledge of museums as places of work.
Developing the Museum of the Highlands website
Fifteen museums collaborated with Museums and Heritage Highland to develop a digital learning and engagement hub which showcases 300 objects through a mix of images, information, and activities.
Workforce for the Future: The Hollybrook Scottish Cup Gallery Project
A Workforce for the Future project where pupils visited the Scottish Football Museum to learn about the diversity of job roles in museums.
Pirniehall Primary School: Art Gallery Project
This Workforce for the Future joint project involved Pirniehall Primary School visiting the City Art Centre to find out about working in an art gallery.
Digital Engagement: CPKPlay Website
Recognising that the pandemic and associated restrictions were impacting on the experience of services for children and their families, Culture Perth and Kinross developed CPKPlay, a new website full of activities, short films, and creative ideas to engage and entertain their younger audiences. In this case study they reflect on their experience developing the website.
Craigowl Primary School Museum Project
A joint project between Craigowl Primary School, HMS Unicorn, Museums Galleries Scotland, and Developing the Young Workforce.
Marvellous Museums: The Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling VHT and Cornton Primary School
The ‘Marvellous Museums’ project gives learners, including those identified as being at risk of not achieving their potential, opportunities to raise their awareness of careers in the Museum and Arts industries and develop a range of skills to prepare for work or further study within the sector.
Warddykes Primary School Museum Project
A joint project between Warddykes Primary School, ANGUSalive’s Signal Tower Museum, Museums Galleries Scotland and Developing the Young Workforce that highlights the exciting and varied roles within museums and the skills required for these jobs.
From Coal to Climate Change
This case study is about working with schools and visitors to make links between the climate crisis and the industrial history of a community.