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Amy Todd

Amy Todd | Co-founder | Dig Yourself
Amy is a co-founder of Dig Yourself, and currently Programme Manager of the Newington Green Meeting House: Revolutionary Ideas project.

Amy started her professional life teaching in adult education and alternative provisions such as colleges, hospitals and PRUs, and migrated to working in the heritage sector six years ago. Her experience ranges from managing staff teams, programming events, working with schools, running volunteer programmes, developing interpretation and delivering high quality public engagement through digital projects for a variety of institutions including the University of London and the City of London.

Amy is a passionate advocate for high quality cultural education that is accessible and meets community needs first, building mutually beneficial relationships with communities.

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Resources by Amy Todd

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The move towards digital has opened up many great opportunities for small to medium-sized heritage organisations to make a big impact, but also presents some challenges. Many heritage organisations rely on volunteers to operate and the digital skills of a volunteer team may be limited. This resource by Dig Yourself provides guidance on how to identify the digital training needs of your volunteers and how get started with digital upskilling with limited resources.

The Covid-19 pandemic pushed heritage organisations into re-evaluating their digital engagement strategies with key audiences, with online events and activities allowing for greater inclusive access. This resource by Dig Yourself explores the key elements you need to think about to make your online events and activities as safe, accessible and inclusive as possible.

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Heritage organisations have started to expand their learning offer to deliver programmes, resources and events online. In this webinar recording, Amy Todd and Liam Cunningham from Dig Yourself consider what elements of online learning can we use to support the in-person learning experience. From expanding audiences, increasing accessibility and engaging with new communities — there are many ways in which you and your heritage organisation can blend your in-person engagement with digital offers.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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