Griff Boyle
Director

Wendy Maltman
Graphic Designer

Rosie Anderson
3D Visualiser

Rachel Hunter
Interpreter

Lesley Walker
Interpreter

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.

Education

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)
2002

 

Channel 4 Learning (UK) 2001, 2003

 

History Online (UK)
1999 - 2001

 

Employment

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

 

Awards

 

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 http://www.walberswickww2.co.uk/

 

Various projects working with teachers, archive and museum services including Our Kind of People - Migration and Identity in the East of England http://ourkindofpeople.e2bn.org/ and

The Abolition Project http://abolition.e2bn.org/box.html

 

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 www.bl.uk/campaign

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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