The Science Museum Group Academy delivers inspirational research-informed training and resources for teachers, STEM and museum professionals and others involved in STEM communication and learning. The Science Museum Group operates five museums including the Science Museum in London, the Science and Media Museum in Bradford, the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, the Railway Museum in York, and Locomotion near Durham. Members of the Academy are based at at the Science Museum in London and the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.
With over 5 million visitors annually, including half a million in education groups, the group has a wealth of experience engaging diverse audiences and igniting their curiosity in science. Through iconic objects, interactive exhibits, and especially a practical, relevant approach to learning, educators from the five museums inspire audiences to appreciate the creativity and wonder of science. Their training courses draw on wide experience engaging audiences with STEM through contemporary science, hands-on experiences and object engagement within and beyond the member institutions.