Arts Council urges new partnerships for Cultural Education Challenge

16 October 2015

Arts Council England urged this week all those working in the arts and education industries to work together in offering a consistent cultural education for all children and young people.

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New partnerships for Cultural Education Challenge

Arts Council England today urged all those working in the arts and education industries to work together in offering a consistent cultural education for all children and young people. Read more

London creates 76% of arts gross value added, claims GLA

London creates 76% of a London accounted for three quarters of total gross value added generated by the music, performing and visual arts sector in 2012, new figures from the Greater London Authority have claimed. Read more

Putting skills to work

A productive creative sector relies on making the most of the great diversity of talent available. We need employers to take an active role in shaping training and putting skills to work, says Pauline Tambling CBE from CC Skills. Read more

Underline Learning Guide

This free guide has been devised for primary and secondary teachers and young people who are working towards an Arts Award. It serves as an introduction to the Underline: Art & Music for the Victoria line, alongside design history and local context of the Line. It was launched on Tuesday at A New Direction’s Schools Conference 2015. Read more


EVENTS AND TRAINING

Young Arts Academy Launch

Barbican is inviting young talent to join them at the launch of our Young Arts Academy; a free network for 14–25 year old creatives. The academy gives you access to free training and workshops to develop your creative and business skills. You’ll learn directly from industry experts and connect with other budding artists as you pursue your creative goals. The event is free but booking is required, please email Barbican for more info.

Music-Making with Early Years (training)

A training ideal for all types of practitioners working with children in nurseries, children’s centres or reception classes. Led by Chamber Tots workshop leaders John Webb and Isabelle Adams, and with specialist input from the project team working on an early years project in a speech and language unit, the course provides lots of ideas and inspiration to take back to your setting, whatever your level of musical experience. Book now


Music-Making with Key Stage 1 (training)

In this one-day course explore songs and raps, and gain ideas to promote listening, improvising and composing with music education expert Sue Nicholls. With a strong focus on play-based approaches, the day incorporates puppets, games, stories and many other props to engage your Key Stage 1 learners. Book now


Cirschool Conference 2015
A conference aimed at teachers, educationalists and policy makers willing to put innovation and creativity at the heart of teaching. Book your place and use the promotional code: cirschool2