IPC Media Schools' Design Programme wins award

8 September 2009

A New Direction and IPC Media were recently awarded the University of the Arts, London 'Art Works' award for the 'IPC Media Schools' Design Programme', as part of the University's Widening Participation programme aimed at celebrating art and progression.

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Pictured from left to right: Jane Boswell (IPC Media), Matt Gould (Creative Agent) and Rebecca Branch (Head of Programmes, A New Direction)

The award was presented to the partners at a ceremony at the Imagination Gallery in London on 8 June 2009. The Art Works Award was designed by University of the Arts, London Alumni - Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden of Tatty Devine, the renowned jewellery and accessory company.

A New Direction, IPC Media have been working in partnership since 2005, to develop and deliver 'The IPC Media Schools' Design Programme' to young people in secondary schools across the London borough of Southwark, and is assisted in the delivery of the programme by the London College of Communication (University of the Arts, London).

The innovative graphic design and media work-related programme is a cross-sector partnership initiative aimed at promoting creativity, educational achievement, developing transferable employment skills and encouraging positive learning attitudes within the young people.

IPC Media is a leading UK consumer magazine publisher with a divers print and digital portfolio. Its more than 80 brands include TVTimes, Woman, Marie Claire, Country Life, NME, Soapliofe, Wallpaper* and goodtoknow.co.uk. IPC Media is a Time Warner company.

Download the IPC Media Schools' Design Programme Case Study