The Royal College of Music is redeveloping its building in the centre of London’s South Kensington!
the new building will feature a brand new museum to house a musical collection including instruments to portraits, photos, drawings, sculptures and more, including the world’s earliest surviving guitar!
The museum is due to open next year in 2020 and will offer a brand new learning programme for schools.
What is a Teacher Ambassador?
Teacher Ambassadors are current teaching professionals who join to form a small learning community with the museum. The aim is to share knowledge and expertise to support student learning in the museum and bring our heritage stories to life.
As a museum partner, you will:
|Discover an incredible collection of musical heritage
|Have a chance to network and share with other professionals in the teaching/museum sector
|Be offered cover fees of up to £200 for one Learning Day at the RCM
|Benefit from free workshops or resource pilots with your school
|Work with our brilliant student musicians and amazing collections
What does it involve?
Learning Day | Friday 15 November 2019, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Professional development, networking and creativity at the RCM. Get hands on with some objects from our collections, meet other professionals from teaching/museum sector, and help us to create and develop ideas. Cover fees £200 provided.
Workshop/resource pilots with your school | 16 March – 3 April 2020
Your ideas become a reality as we trial free sessions or resources with classes at your school, featuring our fantastic student musicians. Workshops are likely to fall within this time period.
Evaluation visit | 6-10 April 2020
We’ll meet with you individually to get your feedback on the end product and look at ways to refine our offer.
How do I sign up?
We are looking to work with 6 enthusiastic teachers of secondary school-aged children to develop ideas and resources that we will pilot and test for free with your students.
To find out more or to sign up, please contact:
Lydia Baldwin, Museum Learning & Participation Officer
email@example.com or 0207 591 4842
* You must be able to attend the Learning Day on 15 November 2019
* Places will be offered on a first come, first served basis – sign up deadline is Friday 18 October