Learning, Activity Planning and Audience Engagement Consultancy

Nicola Berry is a consultant specialising in learning, activity planning and audience engagement. Her experience includes:

  • HLF Round 1 and Round 2 consultancy
  • Chair of the Board of Trustees for Sherborne Museum
  • Owner and primary contributor to the School Visits Network
  • School visit programme development based on 17 years primary teaching experience
  • Education Officer for Dorset County Museum
  • Director of outdoor learning community interest company

Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

Nicola works with organisations seeking Heritage Lottery funding to identify potential audiences, consult with stakeholders, develop activity and interpretation plans and devise and implement formal and informal learning activities including trial learning sessions with schools. She has experience of working on Round 1 and Round 2 HLF bids including those for Bournemouth Borough Council, Weymouth Museum and Hinton Martell Village Hall Committee. 

Learning and Education Consultancy

Nicola also works closely with school visit providers to maximise their education offerings, helping them to optimise their delivery and resources to meet the needs of teachers and the National Curriculum. She offers the following services:
  • Auditing existing education offers
  • Consulting with local schools to investigate their out-of-school learning requirements
  • Developing school session plans and evaluations
  • Identifing potential cross-curricular opportunities
  • Linking learning to the National Curriculum
  • Creating pre-visit and follow-up activities
  • Developing learning resources
  • Advising on safeguarding, resourcing, inclusion session delivery

School Visits Network

Nicola also operates the School Visits Network, which provides resources, training, news and support to organisations, businesses and individuals who offer learning opportunities.

Get in touch

If you need assistance with a HLF application or to develop your learning programme please contact Nicola at nicola@kuloko.co.uk outlining your business, its current educational offering and what you would like to achieve. Alternatively you can call her on 01305 344410 or 07970 540444.