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Wendy Maltman
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Lesley Walker

Lesley Walker MA PhD DipEd

Lesley is a freelance specialist in heritage learning and interpretation. She has extensive experience
in developing and promoting interpretation and learning programmes for museums, house museums, historical buildings and sites throughout Australia and the UK.


Awarded 2004



Awarded 1995

Awarded 1982

Awarded 1977


Professional Associations




Professional Experience

Heritage Lottery Fund
2005 - present



CyMAL / National Museum (Wales) 2009 - present




Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, NSW (Aust)

Sept 2010 - June 2011



University of East Anglia School of History 2009


MLA East of England
2006 - 2009




ARCW (Archives and Records Council Wales)

Sept 2007 - March 2008




Other Museum Projects UK 2009 - 2011







National Archives, Kew (UK) Oct 2003 – May 2005


Godden Mackay Logan, Heritage Consultants (Aust). 2002 - 2004


Griffin rm (Aust)
2002 - 2003




Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (Aust)


Channel 4 Learning (UK) 2001, 2003


History Online (UK)
1999 - 2001



Suffolk County Council
2005 - 2007

Australian National Maritime Museum 2002 - 2003


Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies 2000 - 2001


The Historical Association (UK) 1998 - 1999


Historic Houses Trust of NSW (Aust) 1989 -1995


NSW Dept of Education
1977 - 1988




PhD Sydney University NSW Australia (Celtic Studies/History)

“Continuity & Change in Identity and Language: Welsh Migration & Settlement in the Newcastle Coal Mining District, NSW 1850-1914”


MA Sydney University NSW Australia (Celtic Studies/History)

MA University of NSW, Australia (English Literature)

Diploma in Education University of NSW, Australia


Museums Association, Group for Education in Museums,

Archives & Records Association

Vice President Museum Education Association of Australia 1993-1995


Self-employed Heritage Learning and Interpretation Consultant

Expert Advisor, Mentor and Monitor to the Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland and England. Appointed to latest reduced roster 2009 – 2014 in April 2009.


Peoples Collection Wales / Casgliad y Werin Cymru - Project Consultant, Wales 1900 – 2000 GCSE online archive & museum-based resource. Learning Strategy for Peoples Collection Wales/ Casgliad y Werin Cymru 2009 -10


Interpretation Consultant - The Rocks Heritage Interpretation Strategy

2005 Review and recommendations to align interpretation with industry best practice leading to a revised integrated holistic strategy for both local and tourist visitation.


Project consultant - online learning materials for website Walberswick - Coastal Defences WW2


Various projects working with teachers, archive and museum services including Our Kind of People - Migration and Identity in the East of England and

The Abolition Project


Consultant - Strategic Action Plan - actions to be undertaken both nationally and at a local level by individual archive services, and research report making recommendations for the provision of educational services and resources to the formal learning sector by ArchifauCymru-Archives Wales


Colchester & Ipswich Museums Service British Library Campaign Make an Impact project

Ipswich Transport Museum – consultant, primary onsite learning programme

Dunwich Museum – mentor, onsite school programme development

Aldeburgh Museum – mentor, onsite school programme development

East Mersea and Felixstoe Museums


Consultant, Onsite Education and Interpretation



Member of consultancy team - The Rocks (Sydney, Australia) Interpretation Plan;, Sydney Harbour Bridge Interpretation Plan Stage 2



Co-Consultant, National Capital Authority, Canberra (ACT) - 3 year Strategic Plan for Blundells' Cottage (house museum) – education and interpretation. National Parks Service (NSW) - visitor interpretation and education, Old Great North Road project.


Research and interpretation, Eveleigh Locomotive Works Interpretation Project machine tools exhibition, building and site interpretation, label and panel writing, picture and archival research.


Researcher & writer, Clipbank - Archive ITN newsreel-based education resource


TV Roms and online

Online education resource developer, writer, researcher and editor



Heritage Learning Officer (PT)

Special Projects Education Officer (PT)



Project Manager, “The Victorians in Hertfordshire” online learning project


Communications Manager



Head of Education (from 1992), Education Officer



Secondary School English and History Teacher



Australian Government Post-Graduate Award 1995 - 1997

Museum Education Association of Australia BP professional

development scholarship 1990


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