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School Archivists' Group: Archives and Records Training Day

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The National Archives

Bessant Drive

Richmond

TW9 4DU

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Continuity of Collections: Archives and Records Training Day

An informal training event for School Archivists at The National Archives, this will explore:

  • collecting and collecting policies,

  • the value of school archives,

  • and records management practice,

as valuable aspects of maintaining and sustaining school archive collections into the future.

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10:30 - 10:45 Registration, tea and coffee

10:40 - 10.55 Welcome and introduction- Isobel Hunter, Head of Archives Sector Development and Secretary to Historical Manuscripts Commission, and Fleur Soper, Collection Development Manager, Archives Sector Development

10.55 - 11.15 The Value of school archives: Archives, Records and why we keep them- Elizabeth Wells, Archivist and Records Manager, Westminster School

11:15 - 12:40 How does a Collecting Policy help?- Fleur Soper, Collection Development Manager, with colleagues

12:40 - 14:10 Networking Lunch (optional repository tour at 13:20)

14:10 - 15:35 The role of records Management: how does a retention schedule help?- Philip Gale, Head of Standards and Improvements, Archives Sector Development, with colleagues

15:40 - 15:55 Guidance - a quick tour- Fleur Soper

15:55 - 16:20 Plenary session and close- Fleur Soper, Philip Gale and colleagues

(16:20 Optional repository tour)

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