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Research justifying the new fund failed to include the biggest and longest running arts education intervention in the world.
How do you get a room full of sniggering teenage boys enthusiastic about dance? Helen Ganberg says it’s not easy, but experience shows it is possible.
The new programme is the second collaboration between the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Public Health Agency.
Women are disproportionately burdened with caring responsibilities, which limit income and opportunities for both employed and self-employed professionals.
On Takeover Day a group of sixth-form students took responsibility for running an exhibition at London’s Guildhall Art Gallery. Katherine Pearce describes the day.
As a growing number of children are being home-educated, Christopher Connolly explains how Dance Manchester is reaching out to this community.
A storytelling project that invited young people to challenge the traditional role of libraries culminated in midnight performances viewed by online audiences worldwide. Ju Row Farr describes the fun.
Andy Dawson explains how the RSC’s schools programme inspires children through Shakespeare while avoiding a ‘one size fits all’ model.
News of the scheme’s holistic benefits follows the announcement of £660k funding to music charities across the country.
Can you teach astrophysics through dance? Academics and dancers in Manchester have been giving it a go. And tackling gender inequalities to boot, says Deb Ashby.
Drama is a highly effective teaching tool in schools, so why don’t teachers use it more, asks Luke Hollowell-Williams.
Could arts organisations be doing more to help young people at the start of their careers? Sam Jackman and Mary Olszewska feed back on a scheme aiming to do just that in Plymouth.
The Creative Industries Federation has laid into Government plans to make the EBacc compulsory, demanding an audit of education and training in the UK.
Theatre for young audiences has suffered from low status and under-investment, but perceptions of its quality are changing, says Nina Hajiyianni.
How do you teach young people about collective power? A recent arts project involving three schools in Tottenham aimed to do just that. Marcus Stanton reveals how.
An international collaboration is helping young people with disabilities in the Ukraine get involved in the performing arts and bringing communities together, writes Sylvia Harrison.
Delivering schemes that close the gap in arts engagement to reach under-represented groups will be the Government’s priority for culture.
A gender gap in children and young people participating in dance, music and drama activities is highlighted in the latest Taking Part figures.
Turner Prize-winning architects Assemble are one of the ‘Creative Agents’ collaborating with schools in a scheme that aims to reach a third of Welsh schools by 2020.
How did three young people who chose not to go to university end up running one of the most innovative cross-artform festivals in Cambridge?