Building a Creative Nation launches

22 November 2013

The campaign calls employers to create 50,000 fairly paid jobs for young people in the creative industries.

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Building a Creative Nation launches

The new national campaign aims to work with employers and partners within the education sector to create equal access to fairly-paid jobs. It is also calling on all of the UK’s 106,700 creative sector employers to create 50,000 fairly paid jobs for young people in the creative industries. Read more

Inspiring young people to volunteer

The Prince of Wales has launched a campaign to get more young people interested in volunteering, in a bid to tackle unemployment and gang violence. Read more

City of Culture 2017

Culture Secretary, Maria Miller announced this week that Hull won the bid to be City of Culture 2017, facing a stiff competition from the other three shortlisted cities, Dundee, Leicester and Swansea Bay. Read more

Up to 50,000 young adults in 'dead-end' college courses

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) claims in a new report published this week that tens of thousands of young adults are in "dead-end" courses that fail to lead to employment, while half a million more with low-level qualifications are not in work. Read more

Jobless young total dips slightly

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show there were just over one million people aged from 16 to 24 in this situation. The number was 19,000 less than in the spring and 28,000 less than in the summer of 2012. Read more

Skills London 2013

The Excel Centre will be hosting today and tomorrow their annual jobs and careers event which will have over 30,000 visitors and 175 exhibitors eager to meet 15-24 year olds interested in finding new work opportunities. Book your place

BFI Film Academy residential programme – ADSV

Aged 16-19 and passionate about working in the film industry? The BFI is offering its last places for its residential courses focus on the complete craft of one specialism: animation, documentary, screenwriting or visual effects. Apply now

The Rambert Experience

Rambert, the national company for contemporary dance, is offering heritage and archive inspired dance workshops for 2014 aimed at exploring Rambert's rich history and gain unprecedented access to original archive materials. Book your place

Macbeth - Blood Will Have Blood

A unique performance and education programme is coming to The Albany in March 2014. The project has been reinvented for young audiences, and aims to introduce Shakespeare’s classic Macbeth. For more information download the PDF below.

Download Macbeth_2014_Albany

Professional Development Opportunities

Gallions Primary School is offering a good range of development courses for teachers and individuals interested in children’s creative learning. For more information download the booklet below.

Download Gallions Professional Development Opportunities

How to teach music in Christmas

An article that offers inspiring music teaching resources and ideas to share which will uplift non-specialists and experienced music teachers alike. Read more

What the thunder said

A new play by award-winning playwright Ed Harris, aimed at helping Year 5 and 6 children deal positively with difficult emotions will be touring into schools, between March and April 2014. Read more