Education Working Group – first meeting

The first meeting of the Education Working Group will be taking place on Friday 10th May at Maidstone Museum.  Anyone who is interested in developing school resources is welcome to attend.

Please contact Lyn Palmer is you would like to join us: EvelynPalmer@maidstone.gov.uk.

Below is a summary of the agenda (or see: tinyurl.com/cxnoo48).

First World War in Kent & Medway

https://fwwkentmedway.wordpress.com/

Education Working Group Friday 10th May 2013

at Maidstone Museum

Actions from initial Steering Group meeting

  • Education steering group to be set up
  • Maidstone museum happy to host in May date tbc
  • Email with time and date to be sent out to email list from first meeting inviting education people to it
  • Also to ensure someone from Medway is there to represent their schools

AGENDA

1. Sharing of information

If anyone has consulted with schools and teachers in the last year please can you share your findings – what do schools want from us in relation to the FWW?

2. Primary Schools

Discuss the idea of creating a children’s degree in the First World War via Kent Children’s University for KS1&2. 

3. Secondary Schools

Details of UoK’s project (developed with Simon Langton Girls School) and how museums can get involved.

4. AHRC funding available for co-ordinated joined up programmes

Discussion around what the funding is and what it could cover.

5. Education Group Lead

Appoint an Education Working Group lead (to follow up on actions, make contacts, share details, and post on FWW blog).

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