• Curriculum change
  • School place shortage
  • New school structures
  • Staying on post 16


  • Involving parents
  • Overcrowding
  • Access to culture
  • Young carers


  • Cultural participation
  • Changing communities
  • The social care crisis
  • Safety and crime
  • Belonging and public space


  • Youth unemployment
  • NEETs
  • Anxiety about the future
  • Careers guidance

What does this agenda mean for you?

This is a working document. We want to hear from cultural partners, those working with young people, and young people themselves about the key issues facing London.

Are you planning with these themes in mind?
Where do you see opportunities for cultural education to make a difference?
What can A New Direction do to help the cultural sector, schools and youth sector providers navigate change and provide the best we can for all young Londoners?

Your feed back

We want to hear from you, to help us build an agenda for change. Please join the Linkedin discussion group to get involved.