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Wendy Gadian explains why finding the right funder was key to helping the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama support emerging musical directors.
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.
A new model for creative education has been celebrated with the formal opening of The Red House in Plymouth.
Supporting talent and nurturing creativity is vital in a sector that relies on a multi-faceted set of skills, says Graham Sheffield.
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.
Bridge organisations will initiate new partnerships that aim to help deliver a consistent cultural education to all children and young people.
Jessica Bowles took students from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama to curate the Prague Quadrennial's SpaceLab - and found their theatrical assumptions happily challenged.
What’s the secret of the success of Brent’s music service? A belief that music education is never over, writes Clair Tomalin.
Since Cornwall Council closed its schools music service, an independent service has emerged that is no longer at the mercy of politicians, writes Gareth Churcher.
Budget cuts, the introduction of the EBacc and mass academisation of schools has created a “perfect storm” for theatre companies working with young people, sector figures warn.