London 2012: Have we inspired a generation?
This week RSA hosted a debate on the impact that London 2012 brought for young people. Panelists were questioned on: What differences have London 2012 made? and What is next?
The panel included our Chief Executive Steve Moffitt; Baroness Grey-Thompson, director of UK Athletics; Matilda Neil from Legacy Trust UK youth project participant; and Matthew Taylor, chief executive at RSA.
The event was also an opportunity for the launch of Legacy Trust UK's research findings on London 2012 which can be found here
This week saw the national launch of What Next? a campaign that gathers a network of theatres, museums and dance companies and that aims to promote public investment in the arts by making culture a 'manifesto issue'.
The Guardian published an article that gathers opinions from David Lan, artistic director at the Young Vic theatre, Alistair Spalding, artistic director of Sadler's Wells theatre and Nicola Thorold, executive producer at the Roundhouse.
You can watch the videos from the event on the official website.
Progressing the Quality conversation
This week, Arts Council England launched a video from the CYP Quality event that took place in February. The video gives an overview of the day, and also explains how the conversation around the Quality principles has progressed. Read here
You can also find a blog which outlines the day and the next steps in the conversation.
Protecting young people in the arts, youth and cultural sectors
An event aimed at people working with children and young people to ensure that organisations are promoting best practice in their work. The event will also provide relevant child protection and safeguarding information and advice. Read here
iPads for Learning and Assessment in EYFS
Next week, Lambeth City Learning Centre will be hosting an event that aims to present how iPads and iPods are the ultimate tools to support learning in the early years. They will also show how different schools and settings are integrating their use across the curriculum. Read here
Cultivate: Inspiring Future Audiences
A Uk-wide training programme that aims to teach necessary skills to develop film education programmes in cinemas and festivals. The programme covers navigating the primary & secondary curriculum and how to inspire young people. Read here
Why are universities scrapping their community arts projects?
An insight on community arts projects developed by UK universities and arts students. The piece also presents the changes and potential risks of losing this tradition. Read here