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Filming the Stories of Becontree

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A community’s sense of itself rests on its understanding of the past. Sharing this vision in the summer of 2013, Catch22 worked in partnership with Valence House (the local history museum in Dagenham) and University College London’s research team “Dig Where We Stand” to record the stories of people about living in the largest public housing […]

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Historical migration through the eyes of young people

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Part of the Making Histories project, groups of young people in Leicester, Sheffield and Cardiff conducted their own oral history projects about migration and locality. Pupil events took place in Leicester and Cardiff giving the young people involved the chance to present work, including films and audio slideshows to parents, academics and local community representatives. The […]

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Cottonopolis: museum interpretation through performance

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The following story appeared in the International Heritage Interpretation News Magazine on March 2013. It provides an insightful account of what can be achieved in inclusive museum programming for young people with an innovate approach to museum interpretation.   “Welcome to Cottopolis” – Museum interpretation with children and young people with special educational needs through […]

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Young people’s participation

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Sourced by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s initiative ‘Our Museum‘, Nina Simon is talking about youth participation in an American museum. To a certain point I agree with her points but I believe that how to help teens requires a change on the participatory practices within the museum sector. She makes no reference to why and […]

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Tensions and debates on museum programming for vulnerable young people

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Museums increasingly emphasise the social value derived from active use of cultural heritage. They have reviewed dramatically their cultural role in the recent years and made any effort to bring new material culture into museums as well as new audiences. The strong interest of the museum sector in diversifying the profile of their visitors explains […]

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Museums social learning spaces

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Published in 2013 by the Danish Agency for Culture, the book ‘Museums social learning spaces and knowledge producing processes’ explores the development work done by museums that focuses on knowledge sharing and knowledge production in relevant and qualified settings for modern day’s citizens.  Book’s central view is focusing on ensuring that museums transform into central […]

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