The Cultural Learning Alliance is a collective voice working to ensure that all children and young people have meaningful access to culture

Arts education is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. It’s really the air many of these kids breathe. It’s how we get kids excited about getting up and going to school in the morning. It’s how we get them to take ownership of their future.
 

Michelle Obama Honorary Chair, President’s Committee on the Arts & the Humanities, 2009–2016

29 November 2017

On the 27 November the Government published its long-awaited Industrial Strategy White Paper: setting out plans to boost the economy and the productivity of the UK. You can download the full document here and the rest of the launch materials here.

15 November 2017

On 11 October Amanda Spielman, Chief Inspector for Ofsted, gave a speech on the key findings of their recent curriculum research. This first phase was to investigate how much the new common inspection framework, due to be in place by September 2019, should change to look more closely at curriculum.