How should the sector respond to Arts Council England’s call for ‘T-shaped’ workers?
Read Charlie’s and Alex Bird’s (Museum Development North West) conversation about the call for T-shaped workers on the Museums Association website.
When I read Arts Council England’s Character Matters Report calling for the sector’s workforce to be what it termed “T-shaped” individuals [expertise in a single field represented by the vertical; the ability to collaborate across many as the horizontal], I was pleased to see the call for more diversity… But I’m disheartened to see the call for entry-level job applicants to have at least a relevant master’s qualification, which makes the sector impenetrable for many people…
Click here to read the full article. You can also read it in the latest Museums Association printed journal.