London's young unemployed to benefit from job training
Talent Match London, launched this week by London Youth and the Big Lottery Fund, will create new opportunities for unemployed young people aged 18- to 24-years-old who have been out of work for more than 12 months. Read more
1289 new jobs generated through CEP funding
After rounds 7 and 8, the Creative Employment Programme has committed funding for a total of 634 apprenticeships and 655 internships. Read more
Young Director Scheme expanding
Support for the professional development of young directors will be extended to ensure that opportunities are accessible to young people from the widest breadth of social, ethnic, educational and cultural backgrounds. Read more
Instilling a love of the arts in young people
Culture and creativity – the key to our ‘Soft Power’ success
In her recent speech to culural leaders, Culture Secretary Maria Miller praised the value of arts and culture to the UK. Read the speech
Capital's rising business stars scoop top awards
Rising young entrepreneurs from London have been given top awards marking the end of a six-month scheme that gave them opportunities to meet their dream employer. Read more
Working with Shakespeare in primary schools
Are you a primary school teacher looking for an introduction to teaching Shakespeare in primary schools or a teacher already participating in SSF looking for a few extra tips? Join these series of courses running in conjunction with the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education. Read more
Ten more free schools have been approved by Education Secretary Michael Gove. Three of these will be allocated in London and will join the 174 schools already open and 115 in the pipeline. Read more
Let's argue for the arts
LEAN Arts is inviting those involved in arts education in Lewisham to an event that will be looking at different opinions and implications regarding the new curriculum and its impact on the arts. Book your place
Catalyst: KS2 Drama & Visual Art Training
Join the Prince's Foundation for Children & the Arts for a full day workshop that will focus on using Drama and Visual Art across the curriculum. For more information download the PDF below.
First World War Training Workshop
An exciting opportunity for KS 2 and 3 teachers to use the Encyclopedia Britannica First World War collections and other quality digital resources available free online to design and create their own teaching and learning resources. Read more
TOWIE re-launches project this term
If you are young person aged 18-25 and are interested in politics, protest and power, join the arts and heritage training days at the Museum of London and Bishopsgate Institute taking place in February and March. For more information download the PDF below.
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