Last free places available at our 'Creative Schools London' conference

1 October 2012

Book now and join us at the British Library on Thursday 11 October 2012, 9.30 – 3.30pm for this free event offering lots of innovative and cost effective ways to maintain and develop cultural education in the face of policy and funding changes.

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Sessions include:

  • Developing a creative curriculum
  • Policy changes and responses to the curriculum review
  • Working with music hubs
  • AND: a manifesto for cultural education
  • Working with libraries
  • Developing your own creativity
  • Ways to support the arts in your school : Artsmark and Arts Award

We will also share findings from a major new NFER research piece commissioned by A New Direction in partnership with the Mayor of London and Arts Council England, which provides fresh understanding of cultural education and partnerships taking place within schools across London.

The findings help to uncover the extent and nature of schools' engagement with cultural organisations, challenges and barriers they experience in developing cultural opportunities, as well as identifying good practice that can be shared.

The research will complement the Mayor's education inquiry and we will be working with the findings to influence the development of initiatives such as the concept of a 'London Curriculum'.

Speakers confirmed

Come and hear from Ian Middleton (Ofsted's national adviser for art, craft and design education), Mark Reid (Head of Education at the British Film Institute), and Patricia Lankester (educationalist who works independently in the areas of the arts, heritage and grant making, and trustee of the Tate and National Gallery amongst other charitable organisations.)

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Last minute booking now open until Tues 09 October 2012!

Note: Places are limited, and will go on a first-come-first-served basis.