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BBC Ten Pieces Seeks Young People’s Inspirational Words

How to inspire one of the next Ten Pieces We will be commissioning a new piece as part of a third set…

6th Feb 2017

‘Brexit may force progress on arts education’, MPs told

Leaving the European Union presents opportunities to make education policy and the visa system more responsive to the needs of the creative…

6th Feb 2017

CLA publishes ‘ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning’

The Cultural Learning Alliance has published ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning. This new publication builds on our original ‘ImagineNation: the case for…

25th Jan 2017

CIF welcomes the creative industries as a key government sector

The Creative Industries Federation has responded to the announcement that the creative industries are now a ‘key government sector’. We warmly welcome…

23rd Jan 2017

The impact of instrumental music learning on attainment

The British Journal of Music Education recently published a research article by Professor Susan Hallam and Kevin Rogers on the impact that learning a…

23rd Jan 2017

Education Secretary announces 6 new opportunity areas

Speaking at the offices of PwC at an event jointly hosted with the Sutton Trust, Education Secretary Justine Greening set out the…

19th Jan 2017

Week of 100 gigs to transform young lives

Youth Music is calling on music lovers, musicians, promoters and venues across the nation to put on a fundraising gig between 24-31 March…

18th Jan 2017

Hearts for the Arts shortlist announced

What Next? and the National Campaign for the Arts have come together to create the Hearts for the Arts Awards, a new…

18th Jan 2017

CIF responds to the Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit

The Creative Industries Federation has responded to Theresa May’s speech about leaving the European Union. John Kampfner, chief executive of the Creative…

18th Jan 2017

Matt Hancock calls for arts Speakers for Schools

Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Matt Hancock, is spearheading an initiative to get more arts leaders signed up to Speakers…

12th Jan 2017

Applications open for the Cultural Learning Fund 2017

The call for proposals for cultural learning projects to be part of the ‘Learning About Culture’ programme is now open. You will…

12th Jan 2017

ROH Fanfare Competition

The Royal Opera House’s Fanfare Competition has launched for 2017. Fanfare is a creative composition opportunity students aged between 11 and 18….

9th Jan 2017