Museums as an educational platform

Pamela Erskine-Loftus, director of the Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar, spoke about the role that museums provide in instigating conversations and teaching critical thinking. 

“Museums are in a better position to offer people multiple ways of learning than a classroom formal education. Many museums around the world now teach literacy, creative and critical writing,” said Pamela Erskine-Loftus, director of the Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar. “These are transferable skills that can be useful for all sorts of situations, regardless of what subject you study”.

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