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13 November 2019

Policy and Practice round-up November 2019

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.

15 October 2019

Durham Commission report is published

The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education has today launched a report and recommendations for the promotion of creativity in education in England.

25 September 2019

Cultural Learning in England: 20 years of policy

This would seem the perfect time to look back over the last 20 years of cultural learning policy in England: the initiatives, the funding, the key players and the changing policy climate.

04 September 2019

Policy and Practice round-up September 2019

This month we bring you news of three former education secretaries calling for the end of the EBacc; Bob and Roberta Smith calling for every child to study an arts GCSE; DfE removing the Facilitating Subjects reference on the EBacc webpage; MP Ed Vaizey calling for arts at the heart of the curriculum; details of all the new Arts and Education Ministers; two reports from the Sutton Trust and Teacher Tapp, and the Nuffield Foundation, on teacher recruitment; that Arts subjects are the most likely to be taught by specialist teachers in secondary schools; and Arts qualifications being de-funded.

02 July 2019

Policy and Practice round-up 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.