About Marcus Belben

I work with people of all ages finding creative ways to connect with each other and the wider world - Community Heritage Arts Technology.

Interviewing Mr Clayton

CaptureMr. Clayton, the sports teacher at Paganel Primary, has been someone we’ve been wanting to interview since the beginning of the year – Paganel Archive After-school club were able to find him off the football pitch after school last week , to ask questions about his time at Paganel Primary school…

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Lateral thinking & policy writing

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Archive club policy working group (archives in background waiting for a new permanent home at Paganel School)

There’s a lot of building work going on at Paganel School, not least the refurb of Paganel Archives room.  It’s at moments like these when we are forced to take stock, think about what we’re doing and why – a good time to write that Archives Collections Policy that somehow never got written.

Policy writing can seem a dull, time-comsuming task (which is why it probably didn’t get done in the first place), and how can you write a pertinent policy collaboratively without boring everyone?  Who better than Edward de Bono to help out with our lateral thinking to make sure we at least have a draft policy that matches our ambition? Continue reading