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On demand: youth engagement through digital tools

AmbITion Scotland and Museums Galleries Scotland hosted this great masterclass on 4th July 2013 for people working in the arts, culture and heritage sectors who want to help young people make stronger connections with their organisation and their work through digital tools. Watch and enjoy! Welcome, AmbITion Scotland update, and introduction to the subject – […]

The Touring Network’s Tourbook: a case study in digital development

The Touring Network (formerly known as Performing Arts Network, or PAN) have worked with AmbITion Scotland funds to develop Tourbook – an online social network for promoters and touring companies focusing on bringing work to remote geographical areas. Watch their fascinating case study to discover what implications and benefits and features the social network will […]

How To… Make Online Videos Accessible Using Captions and Subtitles

Accessibility refers to the practice of ensuring your product is available to as many users as possible. Web accessibility refers to the practice of making websites usable for all people, particularly for those with physical impairments, ensuring that everyone has equal access to all web content. The World Wide Web consortium (W3C) has established a […]

Museum Explorer: new mobile app from National Museums Scotland

I can’t wait to take my next set of visitors to the National Museum of Scotland – yes because its revamp has created a fabulously immersive beautiful space and its interactive exhibits are engaging to the point where kids have to queue up behind me for hours – but also because now I can add […]

Digital R&D podcast: education & learning

#artsdigital podcast from Arts Council England 5: Dave Patten, Head of New Media, Science Museum; Max Whitby, Co-Founder and CEO of Touchpress; and Kirsten Campbell-Howes, Director of Learning, at digital agency Soda join John in the studio to debate hot topics including: whether technology can and should replace teachers and the traditional structures of learning, […]

Watch: Glo/cal – Roadshow Shetland on demand!

The amazing new arts, music, cinema and creative industries centre, Mareel in Lerwick on the Shetland Isles, hosted our first 2012 AmbITion Scotland roadshow. On the topic of Glo/cal, the roadshow explored how local and community focussed projects can encourage global participation and engagement through utilising digital tools. Hannah Rudman gave an overview of the […]

Festivalslab – a final show case of great innovation projects

This summer marks two years since the inception of the festivalslab project. To celebrate, The Festivals Lab team have compiled a showreel document of the projects, which highlights what worked and what didn’t. The content and knowledge sharing partnership that AmbITion Scotland has held with Festivalslab has enabled the learnings of the festivals to be […]

Marc Sands, Director of Audiences & Media, Tate – interview about future digital content developments with Hannah Rudman

Marc Sands, Director of Audiences & Media, Tate gave this interview to Hannah Rudman at Digital 2012, the national conference for Scotland’s digital and creative industries organised by AmbITion Scotland and Interactive Scotland. Marc gives his insights into digital content developments over the next 2 years, and where the opportunities are for monetising content and […]