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Find case studies below on developing a workforce within an archive.Glamorgan Archives - Conserving Local Communities Heritage (CLOCH) Project
Conserving Local Communities (CLOCH) Project is a partnership funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund's 'Skills for the Future' programme. It provides 16 year-long traineeships in the heritage sector, targeting young local unemployed men.
The 12-month long traineeship was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund's 'Skills for the Future' programme and managed by The National Archives as part of the 'Opening up Archives' scheme. The trainee developed new collections and engaged with the local Bengali community, currently under-represented in the archive.
London Metropolitan Archives has developed year long internships that have provided participants with a year's paid work combined with extensive training, creating an opening into archives.
This partnership project is developing capacity to work with volunteers across heritage organisations in Shropshire. In addition it will provide three heritage-wide apprenticeships.
The New Deal Training Programme (PDF, 0.02Mb)
Bury Archives developed new ways of working with volunteers to help prepare them for seeking work, either in archives or elsewhere.
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