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Talking Objects: High quality talk through museum collections

Talking Objects supports high quality talk in the classroom through museum collections to enhance learning across the curriculum and stimulate creativity and curiosity. This action research project is a partnership between teachers, senior leaders and museum educators from the Staploe Trust and UCM consortium who are working together to co-create new resources, sessions and programmes focused on improving outcomes for children and young people. 


Funding from Phase 1 and 2 of The Festival Bridge MovingIT On Project

Related publications

Blog post on Moving IT On project pages

Project team

Kate Noble, Rosanna Evans, Jacqui Strawbridge, Jennie Thornber and Nicola Wallis (The Fitzwilliam Museum), Alison Giles (The Whipple Museum), Nic Skipper (Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences)

Carin Taylor (Staploe MAT), Scott Horsley (Kennett Primary School), Fiona Owen (Kennett Primary School), Peter Hedges (Soham Village College), Erin Munelly (Weatheralls Primary School), John Bungay (The Shade Primary School), Jane Segust (The Shade Primary School)

Vic Cook, Oracy researcher and consultant 


Outcomes of the project

Talking Objects resources and training programms focused on supporting high quality talk in the classroom and museum

Phase 1 and Phase 2 Evaluation Reports

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