Digital Portfolio Platforms Resource

Digital Platforms pg 04We’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

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Arts Award at the Youth Libraries Group and School Librarians Conference, 2017

NDawe_Queens_Park_Community_School_140324_149Arts Award were thrilled to be invited to lead a session at the School Library Conference 2017 in Harrogate over the weekend of 23-25 June.

The annual joint Youth Libraries Group & School Library Association conference is an opportunity to bring school and public librarians together to share best practice, ideas and updates, as well as inspiration for the year to come. This year was also very special as it included celebrations to mark the 80th anniversary of both the SLA and the CILIP Carnegie Medal, both established in 1937. Continue reading

Moderation Season

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Carre’s Grammar School

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

Five steps to moderation

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!

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