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Readers' Comments

We’re sad to read this here at the English Folk Dance and Song Society, and hope that our Resource Bank will help to increase young people’...
Posted by English Folk Dance and Song Society on Children and young people are dancing less
I haven't seen any figures relating to this, but if people do tend to enter the field from dance then I imagine it would. It's...
Posted by frances_richens on Children and young people are dancing less
As a Dance/Movement Therapist, practicing in the US, I was wondering if you think or if any early research shows that this deacrease in...
Thank you for this article, it asks questions that need to be asked. I was left wondering if there is an idea on what people mean by...
Posted by mariavlachou on Why audiences attend
The Education Secretary Nicky Morgan needs to review her statement in relation to the proposed EBacc being the key to creating...
Posted by Wozzy Brewster OBE on Nicky Morgan defends her attitude to arts education
Hi Jeremy, I understand that there are real limitations with any digital debate - as you rightly said, many people may not engage with...
I would love a debate about funding but (like 98% of the population) I do not regularly go on Twitter, I do not have a smart phone, I...
John – thank you for the thoughtful comment. The fear you mention is valid but a key point of the piece is that data is an essential...
Posted by Libby Penn on Swipe, tap and donate
I read Libby's article with interest especially as it cited our own Arts Quarter research from 2012 which I commissioned and authored...
Posted by John Nicholls on Swipe, tap and donate
To be fair, the speech as I read it underlines that they are favouring five Baccalaureate subjects, leaving room for other subjects in...
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