What the Apprenticeship Levy means for you
CC Skills responded to the new apprenticeships levy and what it means for creative companies
Creativity Works: Panic
Take a look at the culmination of some really
brilliant hard work done on our Creativity Works: Panic programme.
Looking for the Next Generation of Street Artists…
The Street Arts Academy is Emergency Exit Arts weekly
enrichment programme for young people aged 13-19. The Street Arts Academy
focuses on creating outdoor theatre - surprising spectacles that take place in
and around public spaces. Young people can get involved now by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The First Story National Writing Competition closes next Friday!
All state secondary students across the country are being invited to submit up to 850 words on the theme of 'Echoes' for the fifth annual National Writing Competition. The winner will be offered the unique opportunity to be published in The Sunday Times online and three winners will also earn a place on an Arvon creative writing residential course and the shortlist will be published in a collected anthology. Visit the competitions page, download the teachers’ pack or email email@example.com
The Cultural Learning Alliance recently held a STEAM hack at the Science Museum to explore the notion of STEAM: adding the A of ‘arts’ to the STEM subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Our Chair Professor Maggie Atkinson spoke at the event.
Closing the gap: test and learn
At the Closing the gap: test and learn event, almost 50 teachers shared their school-led research. Robin Hall, school-based research and development manager at NCTL, explains more about the project.
Supporting disadvantaged pupils
A new research
report and school leaders' guide released by NFER for the DfE shows how schools
can effectively use Pupil Premium funding to improve results.
Spending Review: School funding to be overhauled from 2017 to bring national rate per pupil
The BBC is reporting that, as anticipated, George Osborne has confirmed the funding of schools in England will be overhauled to remove big regional differences in levels of per pupil funding.
Meanwhile, Arts Council England receives cash terms increase in Spending Review.
in Museums winter workshops
Kids in Museums is running two workshops in December on the theme of families. Find out more on how to engage with this target audience by attending the Family Fortunes workshop on 1 December at the Foundling Museum (£120) and our Digital Families workshop on 11 December at the Museum of London (£85).
The London Curriculum - Learning Inspired by London
The London Curriculum team are pleased to share the new guide ‘The London Curriculum- Learning Inspired by London.’ It explains what the London Curriculum is and more
importantly how to engage with it. Copies of the guide will be available in
‘The World’s Greatest Classroom’ session at the Education Conference and will
also be available to view online shortly.