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    Arts Award for home educators

    Are you a home educator wondering if you can offer Arts Award? Good news! We readily welcome Arts Awards from home educated young people. If you home educate your children then Arts Award is a great w...

    Developing Character Education through Arts Award

    At the start of this academic year, the Department for Education published a set of benchmarks for all schools as part of its character education framework. Character education involves building the s...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 06 Jan 2020

    Delivering Bronze through work experience

    Throughout the UK, arts and cultural organisations are running programmes aimed at giving young people valuable work experience, many of these accrediting young people’s achievements with Arts Award. ...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 14 Jan 2019

    How Arts Award supports apprenticeships

    The academic year might have come to an end but summer represents an opportunity to build up extra-curricular activities. Apprenticeships are a great way for young people to get practical life experie...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 20 Aug 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

    Digital Futures with Dance and Technology

    Earlier this year we shared an update from Su Adams at U Can Too, about how they used technology to deliver Discover. Another of Su’s recent projects also featured Arts Award, this time Silver, with D...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 02 Oct 2017

    Supporting the UK’s creative sector

    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 ar...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 15 May 2017

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