Briefings

This page contains links to key documents setting out our beliefs and briefings on the current landscape for cultural learning.

Briefing Papers

The Arts in Schools Briefing from the CLA and ASCL, Association of School and College Leaders
Why the arts matter in our education system
Arts in Schools Briefing full references

The Arts, Health & Wellbeing Briefing from the CLA and a Place2Be
Participating in the arts makes children happier and healthier
The Arts, Health & Wellbeing Briefing full references

Employability & Enterprise Briefing from the CLA and the Edge Foundation
Why the arts make us more employable, and why the creative industries are our international economic life-raft
Employability and Enterprise Briefing full references

STEAM Briefing from the CLA and Nesta
Why STEM can only take us so far
STEAM Briefing full references

STEAM recommendations: actions that will support the development of STEAM in UK schools

Indepth

The State of arts in schools

Patterns in GCSE entries 2010 to 2018 England only. August 2018

Arts teaching hours and workforce July 2018

English Baccaluareate
English Baccaluareate – summary June 2016
English Baccaluareate – technical briefing October 2016

Key Documents

ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning: what we believe about the value and power of arts and heritage learning.

Cultural Learning Alliance manifesto asks May 2017: our key recommendations for policy makers

 

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