Arts Award Blog

How art can change the world

The Arts Award blog, often explores different aspects of the arts, from the levels of creativity involved to its’ measurable impact: we’ve written about it all. As the academic year comes to an end, w...

How art can change the world

The Arts Award blog, often explores different aspects of the arts, from the levels of creativity involved to its’ measurable impact: we’ve written about it all. As the academic year comes to an end, w...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 16 Jul 2018

Why careers in the arts matter

For the past few months we have been exploring a number of hot topics associated with the arts, such as access & inclusion and pathways into the arts. This month we’re considering the arts’ place and ...

Author: Catherine Sercombe

Date: 04 Jun 2018

The importance of metacognition – Making a case for young people learning to learn

The Education Endowment Foundation, the UK’s What Works Centre for Educational Achievement, has recently published their guidance report on metacognition and self-regulated learning. The report stress...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 08 May 2018

Accessibility & the Arts: access and inclusion initiatives across the country

The Arts should be accessible to everyone. It’s something we’re committed to at Arts Award but it’s important to mention that it’s not just us paving the way, many arts and cultural organisations acro...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 23 Apr 2018

How the Arts support health and wellbeing

Mental health is increasingly recognised as a key factor in children and young people’s overall wellbeing. In December 2017 the Government published a green paper on young people's mental health, with...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 05 Feb 2018