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    Learning and Public Engagement - Presenting hidden stories from the First World War

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    START DATE 13 May 2016
    START TIME 09:45am

    Middlesex University, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT

    END DATE 13 May 2016
    END TIME 02:00pm

    Middlesex University in partnership with Eastside Community Heritage would like to invite you to a free conference

    Gladesmore Community School enjoy the Hidden Heroes exhibition

    Join Middlesex University and Eastside Community Heritage to share in the lessons from the exciting project ‘Hidden Heroes: Soldiers from the Empire’, which successfully engaged over 8000 children and young people.

    This symposium is a chance for teachers, funders, archivists and learning officers in museums to explore ways of developing engagement.

    It will include a range of speakers and people engaged in delivering the project including teachers and school children from schools in Middlesex, and will explore and discuss the impact of the exhibition and their learning from the project.


    09.45-10.00 Arrival, registration and coffee & tea

    10.00-10.10 Welcome Professor Kurt Barling - Making Alternative Histories Matter

    10.10-10.15 Brief introduction to the Hidden Heroes project Judith Garfield

    10.15-10.30 Bruce Castle Museum - Engaging the youngest members of the community – Primary School Engagement

    10.30-10.45 ‘The View from the Senior classroom’ - Teacher & Young people from Gladesmore Community School

    10.45-11.00 Learning from history National Army Museum

    11.00-11.15 Taking the archive into school - Judith Garfield

    11.15-11.30 Coffee & Tea

    11.30-11.50 Launch of undergraduate led Hidden Heroes Documentary

    11.50-12.40 Panel and Discussion chaired by Professor Kurt Barling

    12.40-13.00 What next? How do we engage young people in hidden stories

    13.00 -14.00 Viewing the Hidden Heroes exhibition & Lunch

    The symposium is free to attend. To confirm you place or for further information please contact Nayomi Roshini or Professor Kurt Barling.

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