Weekly Roundup (15-19 July 2013)

A round-up of this week's news and activities from across the arts, cultural and education sector.

19 July 2013

New partnership for disadvantaged young people

A new partnership that brings together different schemes run by Catch22, St Giles Trust, The Prince's Trust and Tomorrow's People has been unveiled this week. The partnership will help up to 25,000 disadvantaged NEET young people to get into education, training or work over the next three years. Read more

Review of employment and training for young people

Nick Clegg announced this week a review of the different employment and training options for 16 to 24 year-olds. The deputy prime minister said "urgent action" was needed to prepare young people better for working life. Read more

Third of young unemployed 'rarely leave house'

A new survey by the UCU lecturers' union claims that many young unemployed people feel marginalised, pessimistic and lacking in control over their lives. To read more findings click here

120 London schools get cash to beat primary places crisis

A total of 120 London schools have been given the go-ahead to take extra children, to cope with the primary school places crisis facing the capital. Read more

Arts Council England - Annual Review 2012/2013

This week the Arts Council England published its Annual Review which includes statistics and highlights showing Arts Council's investment in arts & culture over this financial year. Find the full review here