There has never been a more important time to be part of the Cultural Learning Alliance (CLA). Over the past nine years the CLA has been an important champion of every child’s right to access meaningful arts and culture in their lives. We are looking for committed, passionate, expert colleagues to join our Strategy Group and lead the Alliance in its next phase.
Amongst the flurry of policy documents and strategies published by the government in late December was this: The DfE’s Careers Strategy, which sets out plans and ambitions to transform careers advice and guidance in England.
With so much Brexit news a key piece of post-16 education reform, to be live by 2020, may have been missed. The Westminster Government will be introducing new technical qualifications in England for those over 16 called ‘T’ levels. (Different policies operate in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.)
At the end of 2017 the government launched its Mental Health Green Paper Consultation. This was jointly published by the Department of Education and the Department of Health. It lays out new proposals and calls for ideas as to how to effectively improve services for young people’s mental health and wellbeing.