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Invitation to tender: Primary Science & Environment Development Project

23 Apr 2007

Manchester Museum invites bids from creative educators by 30 April

The Manchester Museum has a long-standing reputation for quality education work. In partnership with the formal education sector, we are building on this solid foundation to create a programme for the 21st century, integrating museum learning into mainstream education, providing an inspirational out of school experience that increases motivation and achievement back in the classroom.

We are looking for an exceptional creative educator with a proven track record for innovation and intellectual rigour to help us take our primary learning programme to the next level.

Project period:†May 2007-end March 2008

Budget:†£12,500

Brief:†To work with the Learning Team, school teachers and education advisers to develop and deliver a programme of project workshops on the following themes: Dinosaurs, Bones & Skeletons and Rocks and Minerals. The programme will use elements of the science & environment curriculum to explore the Museum's collection and, in the process, to enhance the skills and knowledge of pupils and their teachers.

Tenders must include:

  • A project outline with predicted hours and budget, suggested storylines and collection areas identified, with examples of activities and resources.
  • If invited for interview, you will be expected to bring a portfolio of work describing a project you have worked on with a primary school.

Deadline: 30†April

Interviews: Mid-May

Informal inquiries: Susan Bulleid, Curator of Learning (Primary), 0161 275 2631