Curious Minds' Head of Careers & Employability, Holly Ball, considers the vital skills cultural education offers young people, as they prepare for a rapidly changing and unpredictable employment landscape.
Curious Minds is delighted to announce the shortlisted finalists of the North West Cultural Education Awards 2020. This year we will be celebrating the individuals and teams in our region’s schools, arts and cultural sectors who have gone above and beyond to bring creative and cultural learning to life for children and young people through the period of national lockdown.
We've decided to organise a stripped-back awards programme for 2020, which will focus on uncovering the outstanding efforts and achievements made by individuals and organisations to maintain the creative lives of children and young people during this unique period in time.
Louise Robson, Creative Director at Wigan STEAM, and Curious Minds CASE fellow, writes a provocation on the importance and necessity of including arts and culture as an integral part of the recovery curriculum.
As the government unveils more details of its 'Plan for Jobs’, Curious Minds' Head of Careers & Employability, Holly Ball, reflects on the opportunities and challenges the initiative presents for the cultural sector.
As a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 10 Arts Council England Bridge Organisations worked together to conduct a National Survey of Schools in July 2020. The aim was to understand how the cultural sector can best support schools moving forward.
Dan Williamson, ArtReach Producer for Journeys Festival International, shares some insights from his research work with Curious Minds about how creative and cultural education can support child refugees as they settle in new communities.
Curious Minds is delighted to announce that its popular modular CPD course - Leading the Arts in your School - will once again be running in 2019-20. Applications are being accepted until September 2019.