A new fund for places to consolidate and sustain their partnerships
Steve McQueen Year 3
An epic portrait of the future of London
Cultural Leadership Action Research Programme
An opportunity for place-based partnerships to build sustainability & develop new approaches
Meet a Mentor
A four-month mentoring programme for young Londoners aged 18-24 seeking entry to the creative and digital industries
Future Software Developer Now
Find out what it's like to work as a software engineer and tackle a live brief
Culture Care Network
Bringing together care professionals & the cultural sector to create opportunities for care experienced young people
Artsmark Co-creation Programme
An exciting opportunity for Artsmark schools, arts organisations & creative freelancers
I Am Festival 2021
A unique virtual festival showcasing the creative talents of D/deaf, disabled, and neurodiverse young people
New Museum School
A programme of year-long traineeships, opening up the arts and heritage workforce to the next generation of diverse talent
Digital Pipeline LDN
A 14-week employment and training initiative that addresses the digital skills gap
Get skilled at telling your story, building your brand and making money online in four months of masterclasses and workshops
For young people who want to start a career in the games industry
Future Startup Founder Now
Discover what it takes to be part of a startup or launch your own one and get the chance to win £5k of funding
A twelve-month internship programme for Newham
Brent 2020 Education Programme
A New Direction lead the education programme for Brent, London Borough of Culture 2020
My Creative School
My Creative School was a joint initiative between A New Direction and The Education Commission, now in its second year.
A New Direction delivered one of three pilot projects as part of The DCMS' Cultural Citizens programme.
10 ways to work with A New Direction
To make London the best city in the world for a creative childhood, as articulated in our 2015 Annual Review 'London & the power of a creative childhood'.
Connected London projects 2012-2015
A New Direction's support for local collaborations and partnerships in London.
Summer Reading Challenge 2014
A New Direction is excited to be supporting London libraries
to deliver Arts Award as part of the Summer Reading Challenge 2014 – the
Arts Award Action research (2013-14)
A nine-month action research programme that supported six cultural organisations to explore new models for delivering Arts Award
Cross and Cave
A film by emerging young film-makers in East London about a major new piece of art work for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Cultural Education Progression Network
AND’s Cultural Education Progression Network has run over two years, 2012/13 & 2013/14
Spoke was a visionary poetry and spoken word programme that took place in 2013/14, offering people in East London an opportunity to watch, perform and develop careers in spoken word and performance poetry in and around the newly re-opened Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
A national programme funded by the Department for Education to work with 13-19 year olds that have traditionally been excluded from engaging in arts and culture.
ELMO mentoring programme
A new mentoring programme for young people and the Creative and Cultural sector.
Over the last few months A New Direction had the pleasure of working with ArtWorks London through Barbican/Guildhall on the ArtWorks London programme.
Summer Reading Challenge
A New Direction worked with 13 London Boroughs to pilot the use of Arts Award within the 2013 Summer Reading Challenge.
We have identified four major themes for everyone working in cultural education to consider.
All eyes on us
A film by Eelyn Lee Productions and young people from the Olympic host boroughs
Cultural Education Progression Network (2012-2013)
Action Learning sets for people creating opportunities for children and young people to engage with arts and culture
CENTRES (Creative Entrepreneurship in Schools) is a multi-country project co-funded by the European Commission, British Council and eight organisations across Europe.
'Moment of Truce' as young Londoners worked with artists to produce and share digital artwork based on the Olympic Truce.
Legacy Youth Radio
The voice of young London influencing the future of the Queen Elizabeth II Park.
The Games Unplugged
INSETs to encourage teachers and students to explore the 2012 Games in new ways, drawing on a variety of curriculum areas and creative forms.
Biggest Learning Opportunity on Earth
A New Direction developed an ambitious pan-London Olympic themed programme called The Biggest Learning Opportunity of Earth for schools in 2010/11.
The Biggest Learning Opportunity on Earth Festival took place from Saturday 25th June through to Friday 1st July with activities across three key venues in London; The View Tube, The Unicorn Theatre, and Punchdrunk's secret venue under Waterloo Station.
IPC Media Schools' Design
The IPC Media Schools' Design Programme was an innovative and original graphic design and media work-related learning programme, promoting creativity, educational achievement and young people's enjoyment of learning, whilst developing skills directly linked to employability.
Story of Stratford
The Story of Stratford was a two year artist project with schools supported by Westfield and managed by A New Direction. Artist Helen Marshall worked with 7-14 year olds to re-create Stratford's past, present and future.
Future Directions was a campaign to ensure all young Londoners have an equal chance to benefit from the extraordinary creativity of the capital city.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Between October 2010 and July 2011, A New Direction partnered with Birkbeck College in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership to research and share knowledge and skills across the education and arts sectors.
The project brought together older & younger Stratford residents and concentrates on changes affecting the lives of people living and working in the Stratford area since the Second World War.
Through Headstart, young people develop skills to make them better able to comment on their world, document it and organise things that go on in it.