The Skills for the Future Team

Historic Scotland Placement: Dunfermline Abbey and Beyond

Posted by in Education & Outreach, Placement, Uncategorized

I have now been on placement with Historic Scotland for over 5 weeks working under the supervision of the Central Region Learning and Development Officer (LDO), Fiona Davidson. Whilst I have had the opportunity to visit a wide range of Historic Scotland properties, the main site of my placement is Dunfermline Abbey and Palace. Born and bred in Dunfermline this has been a wonderful opportunity to get to know my local site better and to get further involved with local heritage, focusing on heritage education. My placement has thus far…read more

Work Begins….

Posted by in Education & Outreach, General Collections, Uncategorized

Collections – Gilly  Conabeer It’s been over a month since the ten of us started here at RCAHMS, six as collections trainees and four in Education and Outreach . It’s been an intensive few weeks, with so much to take in, but we’ve been made to feel really welcome and now feel a part of the RCAHMS family! Last week the Collections team (Gillian, Phil, John, Tom H, Holly and I) were lucky enough to be given a tour of the Scottish Parliament and a talk from the research department there…read more