It seems like the last month has passed by in a flash and I found myself travelling back to Loughborough to participate in the second installment of the Peer Leadership Academy co-produced by the lovely PeopleHub and NHS England. Considering how surprised I was by the first session I had less expectation and more anticipation […]

**Please note all views in this blog post and website are my own and are in no way affiliated or represent the Derbyshire Autism Partnership Board.** I attended my first ever Autism Partnership Board (APB) meeting for Derbyshire and I have to say (quite ashamedly) how much it has opened my eyes to the scope […]

This week I attended the first two of six days of a personal development programme run jointly between NHS England and People Hub after I was successful in my application to take part in the Peer Leadership Academy. The Derbyshire PHB Network leader Tina Brown was kind enough to forward me the applicant’s information which […]

Week’s readings

Why we eat too much and how we can stop (RSA) The content strategy of the National Trust How the SFMoMA approach story telling across all media – lovely approach and philosophy Thoughts on ‘what’s on’ listings for museum and culture websites – by Chris Unitt Tate creates ‘Recognition’, using AI to match up current photojournalism […]

IDEO: Design Kit: Human Centred Design Course

I finally got round to finishing the Human Centred Design course run by IDEO.org through the Novoed platform. Despite a few teething problems in the delivery of the course the content was excellent and a really great introduction into HCD and the work of IDEO generally. The basis of the experience was not sitting learning […]

Audience Feedback sheet

I did a small piece of work with the Audience Development Coordinator at Derby Museums, revising the online audience feedback report. This is provided to the Trustees and staff through out the museum to give people an opportunity to see what is being said about the Trust’s venues. The original format was a number of reviews […]

Ceramics Re-interpretation Derby Museums

Just a quick update this evening. I’ve signed up to the University of Leicester Museum Studies MA MOOC ‘behind the scenes at the 21st Century Museum’. Today I got a little more under the skin of the re-interpretation, understanding how the project has been conceived and how the feedback on the Project Lab had been […]

Ceramic reinterpretation – Derby Museums

On the 11th January The co-production team began the work to reinterpret the ceramics exhibition in the Derby Museum cafe. The team, led by Andrea H-J, had been collecting feedback on the display for a while, both via Twitter and in person from Project Labs and general feedback left in the cafe. As the work […]