Alison has worked as a consultant since 1993, initially focusing on Museum Education and more recently specialising in Interpretation and Visitor Studies.
She has worked with
museums where she has assessed current museum education provision and
made recommendations for development. For example, she developed a Learning
Strategy for the Wedgwood Museum and has taken part in the review of the Education & Outreach Department at the National Museums of Ireland (2007). For further details see Client
Alison led a project introducing Inspiring Learning for All to the Isle of Wight Cultural & Leisure Services division, focusing especially on measuring impact using learning outcomes developed from the Generic Learning Outcomes - full report available.
She worked as a Support
Officer for the Campaign
for Learning through Museums and Galleries (clmg) supporting seven
DFES museum education projects between 1999 and 2002. She also led the team who undertook the Comparison Study of the Museums and Galleries Lifelong Learning Initiative programme for clmg. (Download Comparison Study ).
She also led the team who undertook the Comparison Study of the Museums and Galleries Lifelong Learning Initiative programme for clmg. (Download Comparison Study )
Alison is also an Expert Adviser to the Heritage Lottery Fund with a special responsibility to scrutinise education, access and involvement elements.