See case studies below on promoting learning in local and community archives and using collections creatively to educate.

Bishopsgate Institute: Developing learning programmes for schools and communities

As part of a Heritage Lottery funded project, the Bishopsgate Institute established a Schools and Community Learning Department alongside the Library to develop, market and deliver learning workshops to local schools and community.

Creating Community Archives (PDF, 0.03Mb)

The project aimed to develop a new way of working for libraries and archives to explore how a local library and archive can bring local history to life for prisoners, young people at risk of offending, and older adults. The project supported access to archives and libraries as the starting point for exploring local historical events that have shaped their communities.

Learning Links: Teesside Archives (PDF, 0.03Mb)

Teeside Archives delivered four projects, funded through Learning Links, in partnership with schools across Teeside, in order to increase the level of interest and participation in archives from schools across the region.

Working Lives of the Thames Gateway (PDF, 0.02Mb)

A partnership of east London archives to capture and preserve memories of those who worked on the Thames Gateway.

Artemis Strategic Partnerships (PDF, 0.02Mb)

Artemis Strategic Partnership Project aimed to develop a strategic partnership between museums, libraries and archives in Leeds to develop a strategic cultural service to schools.

Learning Links: Look Up - a community resource (PDF, 0.03Mb)

Cornwall Record Office worked closely with a local school to create a quiz trail, examining Truro's local history and environment.

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