Implementing the National Plan for Cultural Education, Westminster Education Forum

A seminar which aims to provide an early opportunity to discuss the content and implementation of the National Plan for Cultural Education.

Date: 22/05/2024 – 22/05/2024


Delegates will consider issues expected to be raised by details in the Plan, including the balance and choice of experiences, as well as the role of external organisations in delivering the Plan and how its overall success should be measured. How the Plan fits with reforms to the National Curriculum and provision for young people with a strong interest in particular areas of cultural education will also be discussed, as will the potential role of a ‘cultural passport’ – providing young people access to and recording their attendance at cultural events and venues.

Althea Efunshile, Chief Operating Officer, Arts Council England will deliver a keynote address at this seminar.

Further confirmed speakers include: Sarah Alexander, Chief Executive and Artistic Director, National Youth Orchestra; Lizzie Crump, Manager, Cultural Learning Alliance; Dr Simon Fox, Principal, Flegg High School, Martham, Norfolk; Rachel Jacob, Headteacher, Hillcross Primary School, Morden; Linda Jasper, Director, Youth Dance England; Purni Morell, Artistic Director, Unicorn Theatre; Jeremy Newton, Chief Executive, The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts and Sandra Stancliffe, Education Director, English Heritage.


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