News

01 December 2017

Developing a STEAM school

Blog from Head Teacher of Aureus School Hannah Wilson on developing a STEAM school.

29 November 2017

Industrial Strategy White Paper is published

On the 27 November the Government published its long-awaited Industrial Strategy White Paper: setting out plans to boost the economy and the productivity of the UK. You can download the full document here and the rest of the launch materials here.

15 November 2017

Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman: importance of a broad curriculum

On 11 October Amanda Spielman, Chief Inspector for Ofsted, gave a speech on the key findings of their recent curriculum research. This first phase was to investigate how much the new common inspection framework, due to be in place by September 2019, should change to look more closely at curriculum.

15 November 2017

Policy and Practice round-up November 2017

This month we bring you news of the RSA Learning about Culture launch, ‘Caring about Cultural Freedom’ from A New Direction, ‘Life Lessons’ from the Sutton Trust, the Museums Review, consultation on the Culture Strategy for Scotland, the Artsmark partnership programme, evidence that the Arts & Culture industry has grown by 10% in a year and resources to help advocate for Cultural Learning.

26 October 2017

STEAM Briefing published with Nesta

A new briefing published jointly today by the Cultural Learning Alliance and Nesta sets out the need to shift the policy focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by adding the A of arts – turning STEM into STEAM.

28 September 2017

Policy and Practice round-up September 2017

This month we bring you news of the House of Lords EBacc debate, teacher training places, the Sutton Trust report Extra Time, OECD conference on creativity at Durham, Sir Peter Bazelgette’s Independent Review of the Creative Industries, School Funding and the Fun Palaces weekend.

26 July 2017

Policy and practice round-up July 2017

This month we bring you news from Westminster including a possible curriculum fund; reports on inequality, arts and health; and a new focus on curriculum signalled by Ofsted.