London Jewish Museum wins Sandford Award

London’s Jewish Museum has received the Sandford Award for Education, run by the Heritage Education Trust and recognising excellence in educational services.

The trust said the Camden-based museum offered “a genuinely engaging and interactive learning experience Anyone who cares about the human condition and the diversity of our human family — whether they have a religious belief or none at all — will come away both reflective and enlightened.”

Formal and informal learning has reached a record high at the museum, with more than 14,000 children participating in workshops over the past year. Subject areas include discovering Judaism, history and citizenship and the Holocaust.

Head of learning Caroline Marcus highlighted “the tremendous commitment of the learning team.
“We will be busy throughout the summer with an imaginative family programme full of exciting things to do.”

Last updated: 3:39pm, July 26 2012