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(2013) What is distinctive about museum pedagogy and how best can museums support learning in schools? An action research enquiry into the practice of three regional museums, Educational Action Research Journal, Volume 21, Issue 1, p28-41, K Travers and Dr L Foreman-Peck, Routledge



(2012) Using Art Objects in Special Educational Needs Settings: A Responsive Evaluation of the Held in Hand Project, Dr L Foreman-Peck and K Travers for Leicestershire Heritage and Arts Service, March 2012



(2011) Shaping the Future: Reflections on an Action Research Enquiry for Organisational Learning and Professional Development, Journal for Education in Museums, 32, K Travers, L Foreman-Peck, J Barratt, D Cox, B Gumbleton

Case Studies

Held in the Hand


Held in the Hand is a collection of commissioned sculptural artworks created by contemporary artists. The collection includes objects inspired by the world around us and the world of our imaginations.


Sound Stones, Rain Clouds and a Musical Moonslice: A Case Study of Artists and Teachers Working Together in Special Needs Schools, K Travers and L Foreman-Peck. Click below to read the case study.

Responsive Evaluation


A summary report of the Held in Hand responsive evaluation project is available for download with kind permission from Leicestershire Heritage and Arts Service. The project titled 'Held in Hand' explored creative uses of the Held in the Hand collection in special needs settings. Click below to read the report.

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