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24 February 2012

Policy and practice round-up Feb 2012

In our pre-Henley Review Round-Up we bring you new evidence of the impact of local authority cuts; Arts Award for younger children; recommendations from the UK Film Policy Review; and news of the 1,000th Creative Apprentice.

24 February 2012

14-19 qualifications, the Creative Industries and Design Education update

Over the past couple of months there have been a couple of key reports published by Creative Industry and design experts and this post aims to give you a quick overview of the key points they cover. It is interesting – and extremely heartening – that both echo the CLA’s recommendations in stressing the importance of keeping creative and cultural subjects in the National Curriculum and of including them in the English Baccalaureate. Both reports argue that this is the only way that our education system will support the economic growth of our vital industries .