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Weekly Roundup (13-17 May 2013)
A round-up of this week's news and activities from across the arts, cultural and education sector.
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Summer Reading Challenge
Summer Reading ChallengeA New Direction is looking for libraries to work on a pilot programme of activity, focussed on the Summer Reading Challenge and Arts Award.
ArtsmarkArtsmark is Arts Council England's flagship programme which enables schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision.
Future AgendaWe have identified four major themes for everyone working in cultural education to consider.
Connected LondonA New Direction's action research programme and strategy for local areas in London.
CENTRESCENTRES (Creative Entrepreneurship in Schools) is a multi-country project co-funded by the European Commission, British Council and eight organisations across Europe.
Arts AwardArts Award's unique qualifications support young people to develop as artists and arts leaders. The programme develops their creativity, leadership and communication skills.
All eyes on us
All eyes on usA film by Eelyn Lee Productions and young people from the Olympic host boroughs
Schools conference 2012
Schools conference 2012Creative schools London: sustaining a cultural curriculum in a time of change
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A New Direction Schools Forum: Effective Partnership WorkingThis resource summarises key ideas from schools and arts & cultural organisations from a series of discussions around six different themes.
Welcoming The WorldA collection of films and photo slideshows from a large scale Olympic-themed project with 19 schools.
Grove Park Special School Takes Over the Borough of BrentA film made by students with a range of physical and learning disabilities who investigate their local area.
Six Shorts: Films about Creativity, Partnership and SchoolSix case study films assess projects in three Primary Schools, two Secondary Schools and one FE College in 2004.
Connecting Countries: London to VancouverA film of a group of Secondary School students who journey to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Paralympic Games.
Making Things Happen - HereA project case study and two films. A group of Primary Schools imagine something extraordinary for their community.
Pathways to Value: Film Case StudiesA set of film case studies evaluating the impacts of creative learning projects in four schools.
ImagiNationA film charting an 18 month whole school cross-curricular project culminating in a community carnival.
More films can be viewed in the Resources section
CENTRES - Creative Entrepreneurship in Schools
On 25 January 2013 A New Direction, the British Council and partners of the CENTRES – Creative Entrepreneurship in Schools project hosted a one-day conference that brought together educators, arts practitioners and anyone interested in Creative Entrepreneurship for young people. Click here for more about this project.
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