curious minds

January 16, 2024

Announcing the Northern Cultural Education Awards 2024

The Northern Cultural Education Awards shine a light on best practice, innovation and activism in the field of creative and cultural education across the North of England. Taking place on May 24th 2024, the Awards Ceremony will bring together teachers, cultural organisations, artists and leaders to celebrate their commitment and impact.
November 8, 2023

Young Associates Recruitment 2024

We are recruiting the latest cohort of Young Associates. We are looking for ten young leaders from creative backgrounds, aged 18 to 25 years old, who are ready to take on a new challenge and become the next generation of leaders and change-makers.
September 4, 2023

Leading the Arts in Your School 2023-24

Curious Minds will be running this ever popular arts leadership development programme for teachers in the 2023-24 academic year. This year, with the support of Arts Council England, we are delighted to be extending our offer to welcome delegates from across the North of England.

Applications are now open for our highly popular arts leadership development programme Leading the Arts in Your School.
August 25, 2023

Remembering Eleanor Chapman

We were devastated to learn this week of the sudden and unexpected death of our Trustee, Eleanor Chapman. A hugely accomplished cultural leader and performer, Elli was also a passionate advocate for children and young people's right to high quality creative and cultural learning.
June 27, 2023

The Bridge Network

A new report has been published, which charts the development of the network of Bridge Organisations - reflecting on their collective achievements in delivering better outcomes for young people. Dr David Parker's report was commissioned by all 10 former Bridge Organisations and is published with the support of the Cultural Learning Alliance.
April 6, 2023

#BeeWell & Artsmark for Wellbeing Project

Do you teach at a secondary school in Rochdale or Wigan? Are you interested in Artsmark Award and it's potential for wellbeing? We still have places available for schools to sign up for our #BeeWell and Artsmark pilot project.
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