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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.

Creativity and the arts are so powerful to young hearts and minds and can be their salvation. In the midst of creative teaching and learning you cannot tell who is gifted and talented, who is Pupil Premium (disadvantaged) or who has special needs. It is inclusive, can communicate in a universal language, and can change lives for the better.

Wendy Rawlinson Headteacher, Queen Victoria School, Dudley, Platinum Artsmark School

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.