This month has seen a number of reports and inquiries into the purpose of education and to its relationship to creativity and the growth of the creative economy. Here are the headlines and relevant quotes from the on-going DCMS Select Committee Creative Economy Inquiry, Pearson’s new international school league table report, and First Steps, the CBI report on the future of education.
Thanks so much to every single person who took the time to send us a response to our survey on Drama in Schools. Even though we ran this consultation for three weeks through the August holiday season, we were overwhelmed by the strength of feeling and expertise of Alliance members. We received over 300 articulate and persuasive responses to our questions.