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Not many know that Oxford has some of the worst rates of child literacy in the country. Louise Chantal describes how a playwriting programmes is making a difference.
A lack of formal teaching qualifications will no longer be an entry barrier to musicians wanting to teach in state schools under proposals in the latest education White Paper.
If a petition to include the arts in the new English Baccalaureate can attract 100,000 signatures then the issue could be debated in the House of Commons.
The challenge to nurture and support cultural and music education outside London is on. Ian Thomas assesses a model that brings together several music services across four local authorities.
Creative subjects are essential to relieving the skills shortage in the UK job market, but they are being sidelined. Louise Jury explains how the Creative Industries Federation is making the case for arts education.
State school art teachers blame the EBacc as young people are steered away from their subject, according to a new survey.
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.
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.