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, toSir Peter Luff Chair, Heritage Lottery Fund
celebrate places and spaces, to acknowledge our shared and different pasts, and to build great foundations for the future.
This month we bring you news of the RSA Learning about Culture launch, ‘Caring about Cultural Freedom’ from A New Direction, ‘Life Lessons’ from the Sutton Trust, the Museums Review, consultation on the Culture Strategy for Scotland, the Artsmark partnership programme, evidence that the Arts & Culture industry has grown by 10% in a year and resources to help advocate for Cultural Learning.
A new briefing published jointly today by the Cultural Learning Alliance and Nesta sets out the need to shift the policy focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by adding the A of arts – turning STEM into STEAM.