19th January 2018

The national funder has reported stagnating numbers of BME and disabled staff at national portfolio organisations, which have failed to collect data for large swathes of their workforce.

Research by Opera North finds musical progression opportunities post-primary are limited and “often inappropriate”.

A 12-week online discussion will inform a draft strategy for the funder to replace ‘Great Art and Culture for Everyone’.

18th January 2018

Figures reveal that children living in the most deprived areas and those with lower attainment are the most likely to lose their option to study arts subjects when the English Baccalaureate becomes compulsory. 

The DCMS is seeking to draw the Government’s attention to culture’s impact on education, health and diversity, and create a new ‘joined up’ strategy.

17th January 2018

Tate and National Museum Wales will participate in a new project bringing together artists, arts organisations and youth workers to improve outreach work.

Leeds City Council said a celebration independent of the European Capital of Culture competition would have certain advantages, such as being free to include sport.

16th January 2018

15th January 2018

12th January 2018

Group singing is more effective than creative play at tackling depressive symptoms, according to a study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.

An impact analysis commissioned by London's mayor shows the country could lose up to £3.3bn in growth by 2030 if no long-term or transitional deal is put in place.

The PISA test, traditionally used to compare literacy and numeracy around the globe, will measure creativity in recognition that these skills cannot be automated.

Campaigners say proposed changes to planning legislation would protect music venues from “unfair and unreasonable” soundproofing costs.

Detailed information on staff pay, trustee benefits and overseas income will now be required as the Charity Commission seeks to improve transparency.

A survey of 1,000 adults in each European Union country finds older and less educated UK adults place less value on Europe’s cultural heritage.

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