Teachers / Education Professionals & CPD

Covid 19 Update for Teachers/Education Professionals

Teacher and educators CPD sessions at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens are currently suspended due to Covid 19 restrictions. Until further notice our CPD events will take place virtually over Teams or Zoom. Sign up to our teachers and group leaders e-newsletter for updates.  You can also get updates via our website, Twitter and Facebook pages.

Our next Teacher CPD session for primary art leads is Sculpture and Industry: Creativity in the Classroom as part of Antony Gormley’s Field for the British Isles exhibition learning programme, in partnership with the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art. This will be a 2 hour twilight session on Wednesday 15 September. Please hold the date and more details will be released shortly.

To find out more please contact Jennie Lambert, Public Engagement & Learning Manager on [email protected].

  • National Glass Centre Offer

    National Glass Centre specialises in delivering practical Continued Professional Development sessions to teachers and education professionals. These sessions are led by our experienced Learning and Engagement team alongside practicing artists and are aimed at broadening teachers’ creative skills.

    The focus of these sessions is to familiarise participants with the galleries, learning spaces and creative studios at National Glass Centre, increasing confidence in using our venue as a learning platform, as well as providing a practical workshop session to increase participants’ skills. Our workshops can involve glass fusing and other kiln forming techniques, stained glass, glass painting, sandcasting, sandblasting, glass printing or ceramics.

    If you have your own kiln at school, we can offer one-to-one courses to help you get the most out of your equipment.

    Please see any available opportunities below.

  • Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens Offer

    To find out more about our Schools offer please visit our School Workshops & Learning Resources page.

    Bring your classroom teaching to life with our wide range of real and replica handling objects in the Museum in a Box loans service. Visit the Museum in a Box page to find out more.

    To help you plan your museum visit, visit the Planning your Group/School visit page where you will find useful booking, venue and health and safety information.

    The Museum also offers continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for teachers related to our special exhibitions programme. Keep an eye out for details of the latest opportunities below.

  • CPD Opportunities

    We do not currently have any CPD opportunities