Primary Arts: Cultural Education Leadership Programme 2024-25

For all London primary teachers ECT+1 and above interested in leading a change in their school's approach to arts, culture and creativity across all subject areas

Delivered by A New Direction and UCL Centre for Educational Leadership, the programme offers:

For participants

  • Curated sessions led by experts from UCL Centre for Educational Leadership
  • Inspiring workshops with a peer group of like-minded teachers
  • Free visits to galleries, theatres and other cultural venues
  • Free resources and learning materials to inspire your practice
  • Opportunity to design, implement, and feedback on your creative interventions in your classroom
  • Support with sharing your new practice in your school setting
  • A certificate from UCL Centre for Educational Leadership on completing the programme

For schools

  • Up to £2000 to cover the cost of teacher absence
  • Free professional development that can be shared by your creativity leader to all staff
  • Links between your school, the UCL Centre for Educational Leadership and cultural venues
  • Access to a range of creative leadership resources through your Cultural Education Leadership Programme member

Download Headteacher Supporting Statement Form

Applications for the Cultural Education Leadership Programme 2024-25 cohort is currently open and will start September 2024.

For any additional questions about Cultural Education Leadership Programme Cohort, please email and put Primary Arts Leadership Programme in the subject line.