Employment Overview - Hackney Museum, Hitchen Museum, Northampton Museums

1998 – 2005: Community Education Manager for Hackney Museum Service
  • As a member of a small team, of four people, I conceived, developed and realised the redisplay of Hackney Museum.
  •  Developed the education service from conception to ensure all aspects of the school programme, holiday events, teachers’ resources, family learning pack and ESOL resources were relevant to the large cross-section of communities living in Hackney. 
  • Developed and managed a number of innovative projects that investigated issues of immigration, identity and origin.  
  • Established and ran consultation with Teachers’ Forum, Teenagers’ Group and ESOL Forum.
  •  The Museum was long-listed for the Gulbenkian Museum of the Year Award.  ‘Suitcase Sculptures’ a sculpture project with school children about identity, won an Interpret Britain Award.

1996 –1998: Education Officer at North Herts Museum Service

·        Developed and ran a Museum Education Service for Hitchin and Letchworth museums and a Loans Service.


1994 –1996: Education Assistant at Northampton Museums

·        Developed and delivered an informal and formal education service for newly reopened Abingdon Museum.


1994: Contracted Education Officer at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry

·        Developed and published school and family resources to accompany the opening of the new ‘Godiva City’ exhibition.
Photo credit: Hackney Museum