New Education Minister appointed
Poetry by Heart
Drama is a core subject
Patrice Baldwin, president of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association, talks about the importance of considering drama as a core subject on children's education. Read here
History of art: out of reach for most students?
History of art: a subject reserved for wealthy students? The stereotype is unfair and outdated. Read here
Artis Impact programme
Arts cuts and theatre
'We must invest in every way we can in participatory arts. Participation and education create the theatremakers and theatregoers of the future, and they create rounded, critical and confident people who help to transform communities', says Lyn Gardner in her latest blog about the arts cuts and theatre.
Stephen Fry concerned about new EBacc proposal
The actor and comedian is among the 23,000 people to have signed a petition calling on the government to rethink its plans to replace GCSEs with EBacc exams. Full story here
Creative Apprentice Employer of the Year Awards 2013
Creative & Cultural Skills will announce the winner of its Creative Apprentice Employer of the Year Awards 2013 at the Skills Academy's annual conference. The event will also mark the official launch of the Creative Employment Programme. Read here
Interface: A digital networking event for the cultural industries
Museums Heritage show
This upcoming event will bring together all of the latest technologies, services and thinking for anyone working in museums, galleries, heritage and cultural visitor attractions. Details here