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

Young people’s engagement with culture – the arts and heritage – really helps them to understand each other. It also helps all of us to create strong, vibrant communities, to celebrate places and spaces, to acknowledge our shared and different pasts, and to build great foundations for the future.

Sir Peter Luff Chair, Heritage Lottery Fund

02 July 2019

This month we bring you news of the Curriculum for Wales consultation; a Science Minister speech on the importance of Arts; Arts Council England’s draft ten year strategy; provisional A Level and GCSE arts entries for 2019; the University of Leeds to be first UK Centre for Cultural Value; the CBI calling for a creative subject to be added to the EBacc; and the Sutton Trust Elitist Britain report.

01 July 2019

For the first time the new Ofsted framework requires schools to develop their pupils’ cultural capital. In this blog post we provide a quick summary of some of the history, academic thinking and definitions of this key term.

03 June 2019

This month we bring you news of important recommendations from the DCMS Select Committee report Changing Lives; the Social Mobility Commission 6th state of the nation report; a new Minister for the Arts; DfE’s call for character education evidence; BBC reports on the value of music education; and a call for more drama in schools.