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August 15th, 2013
New research by The Prince’s Trust has found that 1/5 of young people who achieved less than 5 A*-C grades at GCSE have ‘abandoned’ their ambitions because if their results.
Recent research by the RSA think tank has shown that pupils who regularly move schools at non-standard times do worse in exams.
The Department for Education and Department for Culture, Media & Sport have outlined their ambitions for cultural education.
The Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, has negotiated an 8% budget cut for The Department for Culture, Media and Sport in this year’s spending review, it was announced last week.
Education Secretary Michael Gove announced today major reform of GCSEs in order to ‘restore public confidence’ in the qualification.
The most common priority for spending pupil premium funds is on early intervention schemes, according to a new teacher survey by The Sutton Trust.
The latest Private Investment in Culture Survey from Arts & Business has shown that arts investment centres on London.
A major new report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research has analysed the macroeconomic contribution of the arts and culture to the national economy
National plan for Cultural Education to be published very soon, says Edward Timpson in parliamentary debate last month.
A national Shakespeare Week has been launched for primary schools to help spread the legacy of the playwright’s work to younger children.
There was good news for arts venues around the country this week with the launch of the brand new Family Arts Campaign on 15 April.
Back in 2011 the Trestle Theatre in St Albans, which runs the Trestle Arts Base, faced a dramatic loss in funding and the venue faced an uncertain future. But two years on and the Trestle is not only still in business but directors say they feel ‘liberated’ by the budget cuts
Teachers are threatening a national boycott of ‘meaningless’ literacy tests for primary school pupils, claiming they leave no room for subjects like art and drama in the school timetable.