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

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Policy and Practice round-up June 2018

This month we bring you news of new funding for Creative People and Places; the RSA Strong Arts, Strong Schools event and call for Evidence Champions; Nick Gibb, Minister for School Standards at the Education Select Committee; the first results of the OECD Education 2030 research; and the Arts Council England Corporate Plan.

In a programme which serves families from a very wide range of backgrounds, including Looked After Children and their carers, we see time and again that cultural learning nurtures confidence, creativity and skill. Through being audience members, participants or creators of music, families learn and develop together.

Abigail Pogson Managing Director, Sage Gateshead

19 June 2018

A case study from Buryfields Infant School and Artswork. Buryfields collapsed their timetable for two weeks to run a STEAM project which combined science, art, drama, music and geography. They worked with visiting artists, STEM Ambassadors and scientists.

21 May 2018

This month we bring you a possible end to Floor Targets; a highly critical report from the Health and Education Select Committees on the government’s Children’s Mental Health Green Paper; this month’s advocates, including 100 artists and the CBI; plus details of the Go Creative – Get a Job! Conference.