Consultation, evaluation documents and community programme

Consultation has been at the heart of Understanding Slavery. From its inception the partner museums have been in conversation with cultural, formal learning and community sectors to inform the development of the project resources.

Initial Consultation

Initial research findings revealed that students are ready to engage with the history of the transatlantic slave trade and keen to understand it from both historical and contemporary perspectives. They want to learn about the experience of enslavement and debate the ethical issues. Students showed a particular interest in learning through narrative