During a period when the number of entries for arts GCSEs rose by 2%, entries for non-arts GCSEs rose by 15.7%.
The survey findings will guide the funder’s approach to improving diversity in its own workforce and be used to encourage arts organisations to do the same.
A strategic collaboration between One Dance UK and People Dancing will focus first on encouraging primary schools to spend more on high quality dance.
Rachel Cherry, People Dancing
Arts Council England funding for projects to tackle disadvantage is accused of being “window dressing” in the context of local authority cuts and library closures.
An economic and social impact study has revealed how National Museums Liverpool contributes to the local economy, tourism, education and health and wellbeing.
The knowledge-sharing Small Venues Network intends to take on an additional 20 members later this year.
The launch of a joint £1.4m fund comes months after the South Korean Culture Minister was arrested for blocking 10,000 artists from accessing funding.
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A planned evaluation of the much-criticised funding portal will not lead to them retiring the system, ACE has confirmed.
A DCMS-backed funding programme is set to extend the value of match funding offered to arts organisations raising funds through crowdfunding.
The Opera Story: Snow © Nick Rutter
The pilot Great Place Scheme will be rolled out to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland later this year.
Simon Rattle and Maria Balshaw are among the signatories to a letter highlighting a continued drop in teacher numbers and hours dedicated to creative subjects.
An inquiry will consider data regarding a future skills gap, the role of a creative education, and the need for greater diversity in theatre.
Women want to be recognised for their talent, but struggle to overcome gender barriers in the music industry without targeted support, report finds.
Arts organisations working on their funding bids have been asked to “budget realistically and focus on core need”.
Music Hubs could save an average of 476 hours driving a week by switching to online teaching, research suggests.