Children and young people

Greater than the sum of our parts

Paul Roberts, Chair of the Nottingham Music Education Hub and a member of the DoE/DCMS Ministerial Board for Cultural Education, blogs about the recently launched Cultural Education Challenge.

In Harmony, Nottingham (photo by Alan Fletcher)

Rising to the challenge

Laura Gander-Howe, the Arts Council's Director of Children, Young People and Learning, discusses the importance of the just-launched Cultural Education Challenge.

Danceroom Spectroscopy at Watershed Bristol. Photo by Paul Blakemore.

A modern renaissance education

Our Deputy Chief Executive, Althea Efunshile, responds to the Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan’s speech to the Launch of your Life campaign (10 November 2014).

In the past, a well-rounded individual was someone knowledgeable about multiple areas of study, a person who was well versed in the arts, the humanities and the sciences. 

Progressing the Quality conversation

The ‘Principles into practice’ event on 20 February was part of the Arts Council’s on-going quality conversation about arts and culture relating to children and young people.


Curve Theatre’s Young Arts Entrepreneurs programme

Tim Ford explains how one programme is enabling young people to experience ‘excitement and engagement’ by taking their own artistic ambitions and making them reality.

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