Advice and Information
LEAN produced a New Landscapes Resource Sheet on education changes in 2012 for our New Landscapes arts education event in January 2012.
£10m of lottery funding is to be invested in a network of ten Bridge delivery organisations which will provide a direct bridge between the work of arts organisations and schools and communities.
The Arts Council England has introduced a service to give arts and culture organisations access to lower energy costs via ACE's energy buyer, Government Procurement Services.
Arts Council England, Shared Intelligence and the National Foundation for Educational Research published a detailed literature review in July 2012 that compares 31 different arts evaluation tools that are currently in use.
Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision. Below we have listed the schools within the borough that hold the Artsmark awards.
Here is a list of ideas and links to websites to help improve behaviour management within the learning environment.
The English and Media Centre have bought together documents connected to the changes to the National Curriculum and to the proposed reforms to GCSE and A Level. It also includes EMC discussion documents and responses.
From the 10th September 2012 some changes will come into effect including a change of terminology. This is now referred to as Disclosure and Barring.
Charities Evaluation Services provides support and advice on quality and evaluation systems for the voluntary sector.
The Children and Young People's Plan (CYPP) sets out the high-level aims of agencies working for children and young people in Lewisham.
The voluntary registration of new employees and job-movers working or volunteering with children and vulnerable adults with the Vetting and Barring Scheme, which was due to start on 26 July, has been stopped.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Education have responded to recomendations outlined in a report on Cultural Education in England.
'Cultural engagement in London schools: key messages from the rapid evidence assessment' was published in June 2012 by the National Foundation for Educational Research on behalf of A New Direction.The report explores the evidence for the extent, motivations and barriers relating to cultural engagement in London schools.
The Cultural Learning Alliance publish regular updates on education policy on their website, and produce a regular newsletter.
Audiences Plus London have launched CultureMap London, an online mapping resource you can use to investigate how levels of cultural engagement vary across Greater London.
The DCSF was renamed the Department for Education and formed on 12 May 2010. It is responsible for education and children's services.
The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority and the Arts Council of England have published the handbook ‘From policy to partnership: developing the arts in schools’ (2000).
The Department of Education released drafts of the new Primary National Curriculum in June 2012.
Guardian Article: Creative early years education: a meeting of minds (and sectors)
Do you need help with public speaking? Vocal coach, Maeve Diamond, shares five top tools and exercises to make your presenting style better and raise your confidence.
Forest Hill School, a specialist school in performing arts, produces a regular newsletter detailing news and achievements.
Sydenham and Forest Hill Youth Forum survey of what activities young people do/want to do is published.
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National Council for Voluntary Organisations has a number of guides around governance and appropriate legal structures to employ when setting up an organisation.