The Skills for the Future Team

Scran placement.

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Hello, it’s been a while! We cannot believe how quickly our time here at RCAHMS is passing.  Last month we finished a four week placement with Scran the online service for culture, heritage and learning. Scran provides access to over 480,000 digital resources. With resources from archives, media, museums and galleries- including images, text, videos and audio clips-Scran provide a service that is widely used by Scottish schools, colleges and universities. Our time with Scran focused on The Scotsman Publications content; working with an image archive that holds a staggering 66,348 records….read more

New Skills for the Future Trainees 2015 – 2016

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Hello from the new Skills for the Future Trainees 2015 -2016!  It’s hard to believe that we have been at RCAHMS for six weeks now; the time has just flown by! Our traineeships differ from the previous Skills for the Future Traineeships in that this year there are only three of us: Fiona M, Fiona H and Chris and we will all be undertaking the same traineeship, that of a trainee Heritage Officer.  Previously there were ten trainees on the programme who followed two different strands: Curatorial trainees within Collections…read more