Work experience could be better for students

10 October 2014

Research by Birkbeck, University of London, underpins new guidance on how the arts and creative industries can make the most of student work placements.

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Work experience could be better for students

Research by Birkbeck, University of London, underpins new guidance on how the arts and creative industries can make the most of student work placements. Read more

Drama schools rubbish elitism claims with 80% state school statistics

Leading drama schools have hit back at claims training is only for the wealthy, with statistics released to The Stage revealing state-educated pupils regularly make up around 80% of the intake on many of the UK’s most prestigious courses. Read more

Family Arts Festival 2014 across London

Events in London will stretch from Enfield to Croydon and Twickenham to Hornchurch and will include theatre, art, music, dance, literature, film, circus and many more - with many of them completely free. Read more

News from Kids in Museums

Takeover Day 2014 is taking place on the 21st November. With only 41 days left to go, you are still on time to find out more about it and get involved. Read more

Do you want to learn how to involve families with babies at your venue? Or are you thinking of increasing your offer to this audience? The babies in museums workshop will help you to think about your venue in a new way and show you how to play with a new audience. Book now

A number of arts organisations have expressed an interest in Takeover Day for Arts organisations - 'Takeover Arts'. Kids in Museums is keen to understand how Arts organisations can be supported to deliver excellent opportunities for young people to get involved. Let them know your thoughts.

Supa Academy

Their mission is to provoke curiosity, build confidence and develop skills in teenagers and young adults taking their first steps in enterprise. Through applied learning techniques and stimulating advice, we are taking students on an exciting pre-enterprise journey; getting them ready, willing and able. For more information email Tania De Sousa or visit their website here

Ofsted inspections: More frequent but shorter

Chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said schools rated good will be inspected at least every three years, rather than up to seven at present. But no-warning inspections, proposed after the so-called Trojan Horse scandal, would not become the norm. Read more