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Handling History with Sarah Dhanjal Part 3

Caroline Francis15 July 2020

As part of a series looking at museum work that happens outside the public eye, we asked one of our longstanding workshop leaders about their experiences using different collections with primary school children.

New Ways of Seeing: Printmaking as an Introduction to University

Caroline Francis8 July 2020

This post is the sixth in a series about the Printmaking Project, which is part of a programme for secondary schools in east London. It is written by Nia Fekri, a final year BA student at the Slade School of Fine Art.

A workshop surrounded by bones: Inspiring the next generation part 1

Caroline Francis26 June 2020

This post is the first in a series on the Bio-robotics and Animal Movement Project, which is part of an outreach programme for secondary schools and colleges in east London.

Talking Taboo: Public engagement on sensitive topics

ucwetca15 November 2017

How to facilitate conversations around potentially sensitive, controversial or personal subjects is a common concern that the UCL Public Engagement Unit often encounters. Some of the most successful engagement¬†comes from talking about topics that are difficult or have not yet been addressed – but doing it in an empathetic way needs planning and can be […]