We’ve seen a rising number of young people completing their Arts Awards digitally in recent years, in a variety of different formats. So many that it can all be rather daunting if you haven’t worked digitally or online much before. That’s why we’ve produced a great new resource showcasing some of the platforms we’ve seen successfully used to create Arts Award portfolios. Continue reading
Nobody enjoys admin, but it’s only when something gets missed that you realise how important those processes can be. Such is the case with Arts Award assessment: a wonderful project needs to be assessed properly to make sure that everything is in place. Fortunately, we’re here to help with some tips on completing your assessment! Continue reading
We like to offer advice ahead of moderation this time each year, and with good reason! With so many advisers, centres and young people wrapping up Arts Award projects in the coming weeks we know that many of you will have questions. Whether it’s your first time or you’ve delivered Arts Award for years, these tips can help you towards a successful moderation. Continue reading
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
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.
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 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.
You’ve been working hard guiding your group of young people through their Arts Award journey, and now they are ready for moderation! On the blog this week we will explore your role as an adviser at this point in the process, and hopefully dispel some fears and misconceptions along the way.
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.