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Working with Consultants

On 5 October I'm speaking at a West Yorkshire Museum Development Forum meeting on the subject of working with consultants. I've written about this topic before, so to make the links easy to find i've brought them together in one post, along with some other resources that might be helpful. 

 

First up are three linked posts I wrote a few years ago after running a GEM training course…

Four things I've learned about self employment since getting a job

I loved self employment from the start. It's 13 years since I made the leap from employee to self-employed, and for most of that time I thought I would never go back. I used to joke that self employment had made me unemployable. I think I believed it was true.

 

Recently, though, I began to realise that there were things I wanted to do in my career that weren't going to be possible…

GEM: learning and sharing

Museum educators visiting Leeds Discovery Centre on a GEM training dayToday I've been in London for a meeting of the GEM board. GEM, aka the Group for Education in Museums, is a professional…

Interpreting the Holocaust

Memorial to the victims of the Holocaust outside the crematorium at Mittelbauw-Dora concentration campI'm currently working with a local charity, the Holocaust Survivors' Friendship Association, on a project to create…