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Research justifying the new fund failed to include the biggest and longest running arts education intervention in the world.
A government committee has been warned that a crisis is facing music in Wales and new ideas are essential.
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.
Known for its alternative learning programmes, this year Wysing Arts explored the term ‘polytechnic’ by re-visiting the experimental art practices of the 1970s. Donna Lynas reports on the results.
The UK’s creative-focused higher education institutions are adding at least £8.4bn to the economy in terms of skills development and by attracting international students.
Exam board Pearson’s decision to offer the qualification from September 2017 has been welcomed by arts leaders.
Andy Dawson explains how the RSC’s schools programme inspires children through Shakespeare while avoiding a ‘one size fits all’ model.
As the funding landscape shifted, universities emerged as an ideal partner for creative producers Threshold Studios. Uzma Johal and Barry Hale reveal how they have been collaborating with the University of Lincoln.
Universities in Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter will explore new collaborative ways of working with cultural organisations.
Tired of seeing classical music magazines filled with middle-aged white faces, James Fleury proposes four ‘mental makeovers’ that could help increase diversity in the sector.
A five-year Memorandum of Understanding will commit to turning Bristol into a national centre for arts and technology.
Working in a professional dance house helps dance students in Derby prepare for life after university, writes Clare Limb.
A consortium of Scotland’s universities and art schools place researchers within arts and cultural organisations. Anna Scott discusses the benefits to all involved.
New research paints a grim picture of growing job insecurity as schools prioritise the EBacc agenda over creative and vocational subjects, and steer students away from the arts.
The University of Bradford may be a technology university with no arts department, but it still saw the need for a theatre on its campus. Javaad Alipoor explains why.
Tate Liverpool’s work with local universities enhances its education and audience development programmes. Michael Birchall reveals how it builds and maintains these partnerships.
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.
Collaborations between university researchers and artists need careful managing. Michael Eades shares his three key tips for mediating successful partnerships.
Coventry’s two universities are a crucial component of its bid for UK City of Culture 2021. Geoff Willcocks explains how they are working with the cultural sector.
Drama is a highly effective teaching tool in schools, so why don’t teachers use it more, asks Luke Hollowell-Williams.