More creative jobs for young people
Following the sixth round of applications to the Creative Employment Programme, figures showed this week that 1,042 jobs for young people have been created since the programme launched in May 2013. Read more
Look for creative work on campus
An article published by The Guardian, suggests that arts students should make the most of opportunities within university to find creative work. Read more
Big jump on London's school age population
London's primary schools will come under increasing strain as the capital's school-age population jumps by nearly 100,000 between now and 2017, according to new projections by the Greater London Authority. Read more
What's your child's chance of a school place?
A groundbreaking “catchment area map” giving parents unprecedented detail on how likely their children are to get into favoured London schools was published this week. Read more
Schools should admit children at two
Children as young as two should be enrolled at school in an attempt to raise “dire” standards of early education among large numbers of infants, according to Baroness Sally Morgan, chairman of Ofsted. Read more
The Royal Opera House is calling teachers interested in exploring creativity in teaching and learning to join their free programme of professional development. The programme aims to equip teachers with the skills, resources and inspiration to support students’ learning across the curriculum through the arts and creativity. Read more
Political economy for the arts
This week, Arts Council England and RSA hosted a seminar in which they discussed how the arts and cultural sectors can scale ambition, impact and influence, and what that means for its Grand Partnerships. Watch here
Creative Early Years resources
Parliament Week getting closer
We are only a few days away from the launch of the Parliament Week 2013 which will see a lot of events by and for young people. The closing event of the event seems very promising. See poster below for more details and information.
Royal Opera House Design Challenge 2013
London Youth Film Awards
A film showcase event for pupils age 5-‐16, organised and hosted by qualified teachers. The event is an opportunity for pupils from different school to celebrate and enjoy their own and other pupils’ film making. See poster below for more details.
Dance in primary schools
Youth Dance England is carrying out a survey with leading teachers and schools to ascertain if and how the PE and Sports premium funding is being used to support dance teaching. Can you help? Download survey below.