The Cultural Learning Alliance champions a right to art and culture for every child

We do not need magic to transform our world; we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.

J K Rowling OBE Very Good Lives, Little Brown, 2015

31 January 2019

This month we bring you news of the new Department for Education teacher Recruitment and Retention strategy and new teacher Early Career Framework; the school snapshot survey showing how accountability and funding is really impacting the school curriculum; Nesta school resources on the future of skills and the launch of the Arts Council England 25 year talent pipeline research.

28 January 2019

The start of this year has been marked by a flurry of announcements from different members of the Department of Education: from music curriculum reform and the launch of a new Primary Activity Passport, to funds for international visits and an interview about the value of arts degrees. This post gives you the low-down on what our DfE Ministerial Team has been up to.