This week on the blog we have a guest post from Arts Award Supporter BalletBoyz – the internationally acclaimed dance company of stage, TV and pioneers of innovative dance education projects. BalletBoyz share with us how their online dance teaching platform, MoovBank can support Arts Award.
You’ve just left Arts Award adviser training full of ideas for starting your Arts Award delivery back at your centre. You’re thinking about how Arts Award fits into your setting as well as trying to negotiate timescales, budgets and working with young people – all with their own ideas and interests. So how do you get through that first moderation? How do you even get started? We have the answers! *
*or as many as we can fit into a blog post!
We’re sure that if you are reading this blog you already understand the value of studying and taking part in the arts, but with increasing pressures on schools and arts organisations how can we advocate for all young people to have the chance to participate in artistic, creative and cultural opportunities? What can we do to ensure that policy makers and educators really understand the value of the arts, and the huge range of benefits it can bring to individuals and wider society?
If you’re an Arts Award adviser in England working with young people who struggle with access and inclusion issues, why not apply for an Access Fund grant to support the delivery of your Arts Award project with them?
We’re delighted to now be offering advisers working with groups of young people at Explore level the opportunity to meet with an Arts Award moderator at a standard moderation.
This week on the blog we have a guest post from Simon Glenister, Founder and Director of Arts Award centre, Noise Solution. Simon shares with us how they deliver Arts Award and enable their young people to reinvent themselves.
We return to focussing on Mozfest this week on the blog and take a look at some of the key highlights of the October Festival in addition to providing you with some inspiration for getting digital with Arts Award.
We are kicking off the first Arts Award blog post of 2017 by re-posting a great blog from the Youth Music Network written by Rachel Parsons at More Music who talks about how she embedded Arts Award across their youth music programme.