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Be part of our economic impact case study

06/12/2016 Heather Doherty

  Museums Galleries Scotland has a simple economic impact toolkit on our new website. We have recently commissioned Wavehill Consultants to produce some case studies of museums using the toolkit.  The toolkit is easy to use, but Wavehill will provide support for case study museums working through the toolkit, as

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Development Opportunity for Middle Managers in Museums

28/05/2015 Heather Doherty

The East of Scotland Museums Partnership (ESMP) ran a Management Development Training Programme last year funded by the MGS Skills Development Fund. The programme consisted of 4 workshops scheduled 6 weeks apart which allowed for delivery of actions and improved management practice to take place between sessions. The programme was concluded through a

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Courses and workshops at MGS

21/04/2015 Heather Doherty

Museums Galleries Scotland are offering a wide range of one day courses and workshops as part of The National Skills Development Programme (NSDP). Full details of all courses and workshops along with booking information can be found  on the MGS website. Upcoming courses and workshops are: Introduction to Social Media,

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Transformers – radical change in museums

10/03/2015 Heather Doherty

MGS funded 3 places on the Museums Association’s Transformers Programme which ran 2014 – 2015 for mid-career professionals designed to change the way they work. Ross McGregor, Heritage Officer with East Ayrshire Leisure is one of the 3 Scottish participants who were challenged to develop new ways of thinking, who were supported

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Heritage Horizons – Gathering Pace

20/11/2014 Heather Doherty

Heritage Horizons Traineeship Programme is gathering pace. Recruitment of the 20 trainees is well underway and in order to ensure everyone gets the chance to apply, we have extended the deadline for applications to midnight on Monday 24th November.  Click this link for further information and application material for all 20 opportunities: http://www.adoptanintern.org.uk/mgstraineeships

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Heritage Horizons – Trainee recruitment now open

03/11/2014 Heather Doherty

Recruitment of the 20 trainees is now underway. Click this link for further information and application material for all 20 opportunities: http://www.adoptanintern.org.uk/mgstraineeships Funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund, the MGS Heritage Horizons Traineeship Programme will provide the opportunity for 20 non-graduates from a range of backgrounds to attain an SVQ Level 3

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Heritage Horizons – Call for Hosts

01/10/2014 Heather Doherty

Funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund, the MGS Heritage Horizons Traineeship Programme will provide the opportunity for 20 non-graduates from a range of backgrounds to attain an SVQ Level 3 vocational qualification in Museums Practice alongside workplace learning during a 12 month paid placement, 2nd February 2015 – 29th January

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Norsemen From The North Highland College Invade Caithness Horizons!

25/06/2014 Heather Doherty

As part of their preparations for the Museum’s Homecoming 2014 Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival the Curator and Events Co-ordinator of Caithness Horizons were approached by “Norsemen” from the 2013/2014 intake of students in Class A of the National Progression Award in Construction and Engineering (NPA) at the North Highland

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Lunch in the sun at an MGS training course!

29/04/2014 Heather Doherty

A Way with Words, the latest course running as part of the MGS National Skills Development Programme was very well received by  the 20 participants. A chance to get a break and a breath of fresh air at lunchtime gave participants the opportunity to take in the fabulous view from the

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