The educational role of museums has become a key professional concern. This book addresses the educational role museums play from an international perspective. The contributed essays provide timely reviews of the key themes and case studies provide practical examples of the research. Ideally suited for all museum staff and students of museum studies.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 1. Making this manual work for you Chapter 4 2. Developing a policy for an education service Chapter 5 3. Creating exhibitions for learning Chapter 6 4. Developing education strategies and support materials for children Chapter 7 5. Working with diverse communities Chapter 8 6. Working with children and young people Chapter 9 7. Working with families Chapter 10 8. Establishing outreach programs Chapter 11 9. Planning and implementing evaluation Chapter 12 10.Developing museum and gallery education staff Chapter 13 11. Influencing and implementing national strategies Chapter 14 12. Developing international links Chapter 15 Appendix I Chapter 16 Glossary Chapter 17 Sources