How To… : Explore in a week

The summer holidays are upon us and arts organisations, summer schools and community groups across the country and providing creative opportunities for young people to get stuck into. In this blog post we are going to explore Explore and how planning for a week of intensive delivery can help with your summer plans! Read on as we provide ideas, hints and tips for the perfect summer Arts Award challenge.

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Appy Days – Five apps for Arts Award

smartphone-1031273_1920Apps are a great way of bringing the arts to young people in a way that’s accessible, immersive and – even better – free! They offer experiences which might otherwise be out of reach, letting curious artists in Britain view a gallery in New York. They can turn everyday devices into mobile film or recording studios. It’s also a great way of bringing together different organisations and art forms, helping to meet The Cultural Education Challenge.

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Tips for Assessment: Bronze

2S4B0486Our last top tips blog offered some quick pointers for any advisers assessing Explore work ahead of moderation. Because we know there’s also a lot of Bronze moderations coming up we’ve got some guidance for any advisers about to assess Bronze portfolios too! As before this is based on queries to the team and feedback from moderators… Continue reading