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Amanda Parker asks whether the arts can really save our high streets.
The much delayed document will not be enforced by Ofsted and no extra funding has been committed for teacher training.
Ava Hunt and Roger Wooster explore whether applied theatre has a future in a post-Covid world.
The Government faces calls to ensure music education is part of the catch-up curriculum after up to 10% of schools stopped teaching it in 2020.
The most inspiring people are those who prioritise care, curiosity and collaboration.
With new demands being made for skills and training, Jane Ide asks: is this going to help young people into work?
The Department for Education’s employment skills policy document offers scant support for the creative industries to the detriment of the nation's recovery from Covid-19, critics say.
Lucy Galliard writes that the real impact of the first school to be started and supported by a symphony orchestra will be demonstrating what’s possible.
Theatre maker Rosie MacPherson calls for urgent action as Covid-19 closes routes to resettlement.
Drama schools are being urged to axe "absurd" fees for virtual and self-taped auditions to protect diversity in the theatre industry.
Slung Low’s Alan Lane, disability champion Andrew Miller and Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Moira Sinclair are among those receiving awards for their service.
Music teachers are putting their health at risk to continue provision under inconsistent and unclear Covid safety guidelines.
If 2020 has given us anything, it’s a recognition that arts organisations need to engage with technology – and that they’re stronger for having it, writes Chris Unitt.
The largest Paul Hamlyn Foundation grant since 2006 will provide a sustainable basis for the theatre’s ongoing work, plus money to evaluate its long-term impact.
Permanent employment for 17 more musicians and a wider programme of music activity will stem from the transfer of Flintshire Music Service to Theatr Clwyd.
A review highlighting shoddy employment practices and a lack of pastoral support doesn't go far enough to change the conservatoire's culture, critics say.
Rishi Sunak said hard hit workforces like the arts may have to retrain to adapt to the new economy. Sara Whybrew counters that the new economy means we must adapt our approach to training.
Research England will bankroll the partnership between four regional universities and The Culture Capital Exchange following a successful pilot project.
By cutting bursaries for teacher training, the Department for Education will make a career in teaching an unreachable dream for some musicians, says Roz De Vile.
A DCMS-commissioned study cites strong evidence that "can be trusted to guide policy" on arts interventions in some areas of health and wellbeing - but not others.