A short and stark reminder of the state of play in politics today/yesterday.
Thanks to a Dinner for a few, award winner from Nassos Vakalis.
A CULTURE STRATEGY FOR SCOTLAND – reflecting the past, challenging the present, shaping the future .
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As well as a fall in teaching hours, the arts has lost almost a quarter (9000) of teachers working in secondary schools in England since 2011.
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We’ve come across a great graphic that really sums up why the Arts matter – enjoy!
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Heather McGhee talks about the influence that music, film, and other arts can have on social change.
There is no concept more politically important today than creativity. I’ll give four reasons why but first a definition.
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Andria Zafirakou, who won the $1million title in Dubai last month, said subjects such as art, music and drama can transform the lives of vulnerable young people and give them the confidence to walk away from gangs.
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Creative arts subjects are being cut back in many secondary schools in England, a BBC survey suggests.
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A report launched by Education and Employers and found that children’s career aspirations only marginally differ from age 7 to age 17. Continue reading “Drawing the Future”
The Guardian speaks to a collection of academics and industry experts about the challenges facing creative education, and what the Conservatives can do to better support it.
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