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State school art teachers blame the EBacc as young people are steered away from their subject, according to a new survey.
Spending time in the great outdoors is proven to boost wellbeing, but how can the arts encourage people to do it? Nicky Goulder describes one project that is doing just that.
Wales’ national youth arts ensembles will join forces under a new business model in a bid to safeguard their future.
Four new regional networks will be funded to deliver creative and cultural education in Wales over the next five years.
Opportunities for schools to connect with cultural organisations in the capital will be shared through a new online platform aiming to improve communication between the two.
A letter published this week in The Times, signed by leading arts professionals, calls for the controversial English Baccalaureate to be dropped.
A review of the impact of the Family Arts Campaign finds growing commitment by arts organisations to serving family audiences.
The National Theatre isn’t shy about re-approaching a foundation that has previously turned it down. Emily Horn and Bryony Mills explain why.
Teach the arts for their intrinsic value, says the Head of The Education Endowment Foundation.
Time traveller Steampunk Bob has become (rather surprisingly) a primary school resource for teaching social, moral, cultural and spiritual values, writes Tina Corri.
Georghia Ellinas reveals how Shakespeare’s Globe helps teachers to explore the full relevance of the Bard’s plays to young people.
Opera North’s singing programmes were recently praised for greatly improving the SATs results at two primary schools. But was it really the opera that did it, asks Jacqui Cameron.
There are many barriers to young people engaging in dance. Amy Dalton explains how a programme in Lincolnshire schools is getting around them, and why it’s so important.
As creative subjects are squeezed out of the curriculum, what can arts organisations do to ensure all children benefit from culture? Maggie Atkinson has some suggestions.
A consultation is inviting views on the roll-out of the English Baccalaureate as the default for all GCSE pupils.
England has some of the unhappiest schoolchildren in the world. But Paul Collard believes bringing artists into the classroom may help change that.
Primary and secondary schools in Wales are being funded to take part in the ‘Lead Creative Schools Scheme’, a key pillar of the extensive five-year plan to embed the arts and creativity into the Welsh curriculum.
Guidelines for gathering feedback from children and young people are helping arts organisations to improve their programmes.
Bridge organisations will initiate new partnerships that aim to help deliver a consistent cultural education to all children and young people.