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    Lifelong learning in museums: a critical appraisal

    Candlin, Fiona and O'Brien, Margaret (2001) Lifelong learning in museums: a critical appraisal. In: Jones, David J. and Normie, Gerald (eds.) 2001 - A Spatial Odyssey. Nottingham: Continuing Education Press, pp. 176-186. ISBN 185041095X.


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    Museums are generally considered storehouses of treasure but recent government policy focuses on issues of social inclusion, life skills and employment. We critically examine current policy, comparing it to earlier educational approaches in museums and suggest that its implementation forms both a major institutional challenge and an opportunity for national museums.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): New Labour, inclusivity, British Museum, V&A, museum education, vocational
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Research Centres and Institutes: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Fiona Candlin
    Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2008 16:04
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:48


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