Michael Gove replaced by Nicky Morgan as Education Secretary

18 July 2014

Gove has been moved to the position of Chief Whip as part of David Cameron's major Cabinet reshuffle.

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Michael Gove replaced by Nicky Morgan as Education Secretary

Gove has been moved to the position of Chief Whip as part of David Cameron's major Cabinet reshuffle. Read more

As the education world takes in the news that Michael Gove is leaving the helm of the Department for Education, all eyes are on his successor: Nicky Morgan

As the education sector adjusts to the influx of new Ministers, here are three things from Creative & Cultural Skills on what they need Government to do to help get young people in to jobs in the creative and cultural industries. Read more

FREE BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Young People's Private View for young people

On Monday 21 July, The National Portrait Gallery is holding a free preview of the BP Portrait Award for young people aged 14-19. This is a great opportunity to get involved in art activities with other young people in London. For more information see below

Download Exclusive Invitation Young People's Private View

Boosting diversity in the creative industries

Skills Minister, Matthew Hancock announced this week a further £4 million of funding to match industry investment, in a major boost to the creative industries. Read more

Pupil Numbers to hit 50-year peak

The number of pupils in England's schools is expected to reach its highest level in almost half a century, according to new official figures. By 2023, it is projected that there will be around 4.661 million pupils in state primary schools, 9% higher than in 2014. Read more

Data Toolkit

An online resource for arts organisations who want to work with young people on creative data projects. The Data Tookit is a collection of useful information and tools to help you to kick-start your own data project. Read more

Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn musicians after drop in funding

The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul of the nation”. Read more

How to set up a youth panel

Check out the ten top tips from the The Geffrye Museum’s Youth Advisory Panel on setting up a youth panel. Read more

Youth Skills Commission wants more employers to offer apprenticeships

Employers and schools need to work better together to improve young people’s access to work experience and apprenticeship schemes, suggest the latest findings from the Youth Skills Commission. Read more

Join the Youth Music network

Free to join, this online community is great for those who work in and around music education projects in the UK. It enables music education professionals to share their know-how and expertise. Join now

Performing Arts Taster Day

A free one-day event that gives young people interested in the performing arts the chance to try out a range of different areas, including Drama, Dance, Circus, and Backstage (Technical Theatre) through practical workshops led by industry professionals. Open to all young people aged 14 -17 years old. Book now

New position available at Blind Summit Theatre

Blind Summit Theatre are a small puppetry company with big ambitions. They are seeking a full-time administrator with excellent organisational skills to underpin the work of the company. The role would suit an emerging arts administrator with natural organisational abilities looking to gain experience in the arts sector. See here for details. ​

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