Employers create 746 jobs for young people

Find out how Rizzle Kicks took part in AudioActive's flagship project Hip Hop Foundation, which was supported by ACE's open-access funding programme Grants for the arts.

3 September 2013

Employers create 746 jobs for young people

The latest round from the Creative Employment Programme shows that 145 new apprenticeships and 196 new internships have been created in England bringing the total number of jobs created so far to 746. Read more

Rizzle Kicks, the AudioActive Hip Hop Foundation and Arts Council funding

The Arts Council England has launched on its website a film that shows how investing public funds in young artists can provide a solid foundation for their growth and development and lead to major UK economic success stories. Read more

Julian Lloyd Webber: I'm doing a Dudamel over here

The British musician tells his experience of how the orchestra conductor Gustavo Dudamel showed how poor children could become musicians. Lloyd Webber explains how he was determined to do the same in the UK. Read more

Careers guidance fails vulnerable young people

Vulnerable young people are being let down by the reformed careers guidance system, according to a report by children's charity Barnardo's. Read more

School careers advice - is it leaving pupils to sink or swim?

That's the question Janet Murray from The Guardian explores as a research has shown that pupils are being short-changed by the new schools-based careers advice. Read more

'It's vital for start-ups that we nurture creative talent'

University students are shunning arts and humanities courses in favour of more practical subjects they see as more likely to burnish their employment credentials, reveals data from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Read more

Nine in 10 graduates found work amid recession

A survey from the Higher Education Statistics Agency found that about 87% of the class of 2008-09 were in work three and a half years after graduating, 6.7% were engaged in further study and 3.2% were unemployed. Read more

Lyric Lounge: New Era

If you are a young person aged 18-25 and are involved in performing arts such as dance, singing and performance poetry you can now apply to perform at the Lyric Lounge: New Era taking place at the end of September. Read more

Fall in children visiting museums

According to the latest Taking Part annual child statistics, the number of children visiting a museum or gallery in England has fallen by nearly 10% since 2009/10. Read more

BFI Future Film Festival

Next February, the BFI will host the annual Future Film Festival which is designed to inspire and develop young people's film knowledge and skills. Young filmmakers are also invited to submit their short fiction, animation and documentary films for the Future Film Awards. Read more