Anra Kennedy
March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Speakers: Biography

Anra Kennedy

Head Of Learning
24 Hour Museum
5 Frederick Terrace
Brighton East Sussex
United Kingdom

Anra is responsible for 24 Hour Museum's educational strategy and is editor of their Bafta and Webby-nominated children's site Show Me ( A qualified teacher and journalist, with a degree in English Literature & American Studies and PGC in Museum Studies, Anra taught in primary schools in England and Greece for several years before joining 24 Hour Museum in 2001. Her role at the site encompasses research, editorial and educational development, production of e-learning resources, writing and editing. She's created web and gallery-based educational resources in partnership with a range of institutions including the Parliamentary Archives, Eureka! The Children's Museum, Thinktank, National Portrait Gallery, Natural History Museum and Access Art. In a freelance capacity Anra has authored post-grad CPD online modules on the use of museums in education for the Open University and BBC's 'Teach and Learn' initiative. Her e-learning consultancy and writing clients include Norfolk Museums, the Times Educational Supplement, Anglo-Sikh Heritage Trail and web developers Scream Out Loud.

Anra will demonstrate Getting Archives On-line: Innovative Concepts In Interactive Content Bring To Life The Gunpowder Plot of 1605. [Demonstration]