A New Direction is Londons leading organisation for children, young people and the arts, acting as the bridge between the arts and education sector. They are currently conducting research into how schools and cultural organisations accredit young people's engagement, progress and achievement in the arts.
The aim through this research is to gain a fuller understanding of how arts learning pathways are currently supported and endorsed through accreditation, so that they can continue to effectively support young people, schools and arts organisations in the future.
They would be delighted to hear from you if your organisation uses an existing qualification, medal, certificate or award as part of your work with young people and to hear about your experiences of effective or innovative ways of using them.
How is accreditation integrated into your work?
Are you developing your own accreditation mechanism?
Who is accessing which qualifications and how?
Is there equality of access and opportunity?
Where are the innovative partnerships?
How is the cultural industry involved in accreditation?
To find out more about A New Direction or the call for evidence please click here (will open in a new window).