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    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. ...

    Top 5 Arts Award blogs from 2018

    Many of us like seeing the end of a year as an opportunity to look back over the last 12 months. And who are we to argue with such a tried-and-tested format? But rather than come up with a list on our...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 17 Dec 2018

    Validating the artistic process - the Arts Award way

    There are suggestions that the process of building Stonehenge may have been as important as how the monument was eventually used. Completing an Arts Award qualification isn’t nearly so difficult as bu...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 10 Dec 2018

    Young people gain real-life skills from a Technical Theatre Bronze Arts Award

    Blackpool’s Grand Theatre have developed their first Technical Theatre Bronze Arts Award. Phil Fairhurst, from the Creative Learning department, tells us all about how they consulted with young people...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 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

    Embedding creative activity at Thomas Ashton School

    Arts Award Good Practice Centre Thomas Ashton School are in the midst of a year of great creative activity, and are telling us about some of what’s taken place in our latest guest blog. They’ve embedd...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Mar 2018

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