Some of you may have received an email from us recently about booking your moderation, because it’s that time of year when a lot of projects are coming to an end. We know that many advisers might be moderating for the first time – or for the first time since last year – so in addition to our email, here’s a handy guide on booking your moderation. Continue reading
At Arts Award we recognise the huge contribution that the arts make to everyone’s lives, and the opportunities which participating in the arts can offer to young people. Not only this, the economic argument stacks up as well. The creative and cultural industry is the fastest growing sector in the UK economy , and as a whole the UK is the third largest exporter of goods and services in the world, behind only the USA and China.
As we enter the run up to the snap election called for 8 June 2017, not only are political parties slowly releasing their manifestos, many arts, creative and cultural organisations are also publishing their calls for the potential future of the UK’s creative and cultural sector. Continue reading
Arts Award is delighted to be working with VotesforSchools to find out whether young people think the arts are accessible to all. This week we hear from Vivienne Creevey, CEO of VotesforSchools, about why young people’s voices are important. Continue reading
Each year Arts Award centres apply to be selected as Good Practice Centres. Chosen from across all sectors, these centres bring a breadth of experience of delivering Arts Award successfully. In the blog this week we’re introducing the Good Practice Centres for 2017-2018! Continue reading
Arts Award Voice offers you an arts and culture magazine plus inspiration and resources to help young people complete their Bronze, Silver, and Gold Arts Awards. It has proved a very popular website with young people and Arts Award advisers, attracting 170,000 visits last year! Continue reading
In an inspiring guest post, Arts Award advisers Kate Duffy & Georgie Bricknell share their experience of working with a group of young refugees. Their project saw young people achieve Silver Arts Award after a successful moderation earlier this year. Continue reading
Continuing our Meet the Team series, this time it’s the turn of Jasmine Popper, Arts Award Operations Coordinator and enthusiastic visual arts workshop facilitator.
This week we’re focusing on Bronze and Gold, with details of Arts Award Voice’s Bronze and Gold hubs. Bhavesh from Arts Award Voice tells us more, including some of the ways the hubs can support young people working on Bronze and Gold!