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Durham Commission report is published

The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education has today launched a report and recommendations for the promotion of creativity in education in England.

There is evidence to show that cultural participation can contribute to social relationships, community cohesion, and/or make communities feel safer and stronger. Research has found positive links between cultural participation and improved social skills and engagement with the wider community, and evidence that culture can play a role in tackling crime.

Department of Culture Media & Sport The Culture White Paper, 2016

25 September 2019

This would seem the perfect time to look back over the last 20 years of cultural learning policy in England: the initiatives, the funding, the key players and the changing policy climate.