24 October 2011

Policy and Practice Round-up October 2011

All things Henley

In September the CLA submitted a set of recommendations to the Henley Review of Cultural Education which set out some of the key things that we think the government can do to support cultural learning. These are practical, low-cost suggestions which we think will make a real difference to our sector.

24 October 2011

Schools – Changes to Ofsted

All change at Ofsted this month (the national body responsible for standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) with a new Chief Inspector, a new inspection framework and a new website for parents to express their views on their child’s school. This post gives you a quick summary of the reforms, the cultural learning implications and some of the sector’s responses.