20 August 2010

Policy and practice round-up: review of arms-length bodies, ‘free schools’, Arts Council Consultation findings, CASE publication, Ed Vaizey and The Big Link Up

Last month the review of DCMS arms-length bodies announced that 55 non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) are set to be merged, abolished or streamlined. This included the abolishment of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) and the UK Film Council. This will have a huge impact on work across the sector, and very significant implications for cultural learning.

20 August 2010

CLA welcomes new Co-ordinator

The Cultural Learning Alliance this week welcomes its new co-ordinator Lizzie Crump. Lizzie takes on the role from Fiona Forrest, who is returning to live in Australia. Fiona has done an incredible job for the CLA and we want to send her all our thanks and good wishes for the future.