16 December 2015

Policy and practice round-up December 2015

This month we bring you new Kings College CultureCase evidence on the value of arts education, how the arts help us cope with uncertainty, continuing concerns about the arts being squeezed out of schools and a reminder to contact your MP after the spending review.

16 November 2015

Policy and practice round-up November 2015

This month we bring you news of Ofsted’s report on apprenticeships, British Science Association work that links to STEAM, the winner of the RIBA Sterling Prize, thoughts about testing in schools and a call to do one more thing.

16 November 2015

STEAM Hack October 2015

On 28-29 October we hosted a 24-hour Hack at the Science Museum to explore the notion of STEAM: adding the A of ‘arts’ to the STEM subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

16 November 2015

English Baccalaureate plans

On 3 November Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, made a speech outlining the plans for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) which Nick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools, trailed in the summer. She also announced the opening of a consultation about how the plans will be implemented.

19 October 2015

Policy and Practice round-up October 2015

This month we bring you details of the new Ofsted framework; the new Artsmark; an invitation to a CLA STEAM event at the Science Museum; a dance education conference; and the new Space for Learning publication.

11 September 2015



Join us at the Science Museum, London for a STEAM Hack in October!

08 September 2015

Policy and Practice round-up September 2015

This month we bring you news of a Culture White Paper; Arts GCSEs including a fall of 14%; OCR’s five reasons to study creative subjects; a letter from a curious parent to Nicky Morgan; ideas for a CD19 commitment; and a film from What Next? generation – the power of culture.