Strong and Safe

The ongoing precarious state of local authority finance is a particular concern in London. Most of the museums it supports are in the outer suburbs – the very part of the capital which available data still suggests has the lowest levels of museum and broader cultural engagement. We will, therefore, also be continuing our Strong and Safe resilience programme for local authority-funded museum and archive services.

The 2018-22 programme will feature specialist training and grants to encourage services to explore new ways of working. Museum and archive services are often jointly located or managed within London local authorities, and the programme will remain open to both sectors.

Strong and Safe Training, 2018-19

A support programme for Local Authority funded Museum and Archive Services. These training sessions have been designed with the needs of those working as managers in Local Authority Museums and Archives in mind. Each session will provide you with knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to plan for improved organisational resilience.

Using the What Works Centre for Wellbeing’s impact measurement guidance

Friday 22 March, 10am – 12.30 pm
Museum of London, London Wall

Based on the What Works Centre for Wellbeing impact measurement guidance, this training will help you understand wellbeing in your context, identify outcomes, and choose the best measures for your evaluation.

The interactive guidance, which has recently been updated following user feedback, takes you step by step through the process of understanding wellbeing, finding out the best measures for your organisation, and designing your bespoke wellbeing survey to print out and use. WWCW’s Trainer Ingrid Abreu Scherer will introduce delegates to the guide and talk through its use in this short 2.5 hour workshop.

Download a full course outline (PDF 301kb, opens in new tab). Please use our booking form to book a place.