This month we bring you news of the OECD PISA results and the news that England will be opting out of the 2021 creative thinking test; the Frankfurt declaration for arts education; arts education manifestos; election lobbying; and the £50,000 Fusion Prize.
Art is our democratic birthright. Don't let anyone tell you it is not for you.
After some months of turbulence, a general election has now been called for the 12 December. This post details six different ways that you can help to make the case for the arts and cultural learning in this landscape.
This month we bring you news of the new £9,000 Art & Design PGCE bursary; cultural learning election manifestos; DfE analysis of GCSE entries and new guidance on Character Education; plus international practice, research and advocacy links.