See case studies below on promoting learning in local and community archives and using collections creatively to educate.

Bishopsgate Institute: Developing learning programmes for schools and communities

As part of a Heritage Lottery funded project, the Bishopsgate Institute established a Schools and Community Learning Department alongside the Library to develop, market and deliver learning workshops to local schools and community.

Creating Community Archives (PDF, 0.03Mb)

The project aimed to develop a new way of working for libraries and archives to explore how a local library and archive can bring local history to life for prisoners, young people at risk of offending, and older adults. The project supported access to archives and libraries as the starting point for exploring local historical events that have shaped their communities.

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