Types of Consultancy
I consult and advise museums, cultural arts organisations, government entities, individuals, educational institutions and the public sector, on short-term and ongoing basis.
Areas of Expertise: Developing Partnerships, Self-Directed Tours, Interpretation Strategies, Devising Learning Resources, Evaluating Impact, Quality Assurance, Coaching Practitioners, Professional Development Programmes, Strategic Planning to Embed Good Practice, Actor-in-Role, 1st Person Interpretation
WHAT ARE YOUR CURRENT CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABILITY VISITOR PARTICIPATION CAPACITY BUILDING QUALITY ASSURANCE CREATIVE LEARNING ENGAGING FAMILIES CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS CONTENT DEVELOPMENT DEVELOPING TEAMS COACHING
PAST COLLABORATIONS: GLOBE EDUCATION, SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE THEATRE ART JAMEEL INTERNATIONAL BAIT AL ZUBAIR MUSEUM ABU DHABI ART HUB ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY CABINET WAR ROOMS SOUTHWARK COUNCIL BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: CAPACITY BUILDING QUALITY ASSURANCE CREATIVE LEARNING TRAINING THE TRAINER CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS CONTENT DEVELOPMENT DEVELOPING TEAMS PROGRAMME DESIGN COACHING
CONSULTING ARTS AND CULTURAL ORGANISATIONS The consultation focuses on reviewing and evaluating your current provision, recommending new trends and developing creative approaches to increase your visitor engagement and participation.
Specialisms: Focus on specific audience groups, support organisational change, design and lead staff training, facilitate focused groups, devise learning projects, develop resources and arts management.
I provide unbiased, consultancy on a short term and ongoing basis.
PREVIOUS CONSULTANCY WITH CULTURAL ARTS ORGANISATIONS I consulted Globe Education, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on a part-time basis for seven years, leading on developing content, quality assuring public and community programmes, devising and delivering workshops and professional development for actors and teachers.
Previously Course Director for the MA Performing Arts in the Classroom and I led international drama courses for participants from the US, New Zealand and Germany.
I have also worked at Abu Dhabi Festival and Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation as Head of Community and Education (2013-14), and led 1st Person Interpretations (actor-in-role) at the Science Museum, Imperial War Museum, Transport Museum, Millennium Dome and was a member of the actor's company at Museum of Moving Image in London.
CONSULTING GOVERNMENT ENTITIES I have consulted a range of government entities in London, UAE, Kazakhstan and the Sultanate of Oman
My work has focused on developing creativity, 21st century skills, Learning Beyond the Classroom and the driving force of the creative arts to raise achievement, build emotional intelligence, increase engagement and improve well-being among staff and students.