MCST training at the Science Museum, London

April 5, 2013

This week we have been working with Anthony Richards of the Science Museum and a brilliant team of experts to deliver the next stage of training to the Malta Council of Science and Technology to support the opening of the Island’s first interactive science centre.

Topics covered this week included Facilitation and Dialogue, Training the Trainer, Developing Science Shows, Media Training and Exhibit Evaluation. From Steve Allman balancing bowling balls, to Maria Peters playing the inquisitive journalist, through to Joe Martin revealing the secrets of successful exhibit briefs – its been jam packed! The team also talked retail with expert Ashleigh King and travelling exhibitions with managing director, Kate Cole. The trainees are now immersed in operations training at the United Kingdom’s first purpose built science discovery centre, Techniquest.

KCA London are the lead consultants to deliver the ESF 4.152 Capacity Building for the Malta Council for Science and Technology in preparation for the creation of Malta’s first interactive science centre. This project was part is part-financed by the European Union’s Structural Funds under Operational Programme II, Cohesion Policy 2007-2013: Empowering People for More Jobs and a Better Quality of Life, Priority Axis IV – Strengthening of Institutional and Administrative Capacity.

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