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    Why we believe arts enrichment activities are important

    It’s no secret that we want to support schools to offer the arts as part of their core curriculum as much as possible. However, we also appreciate that in the current education climate this isn’t alwa...

    Arts Award and flexibility: young people achieving their first qualification

    Kibble Education and Care Centre is Scotland’s specialist provider of services for young people at risk. Based in Paisley, they run a secure school, an open school and also lead on a variety of enterp...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Mar 2019

    Arts Award Achievers – the creatives of today

    On the blog this week, we hear from Emrys Green, Business & Projects Manager at Upstart Projects who run Voice Magazine and Arts Award Voice for young people. Emrys tells us about the positive impact ...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 26 Feb 2019

    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

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