Working together to protect education and its power to be an equaliser is the key, not getting rid of acknowledging it, cutting off what is often the only equaliser - that if you do well in your exams, you can go to a good university and have this on your CV as you make your way in your career.
Director, Art School, and founding Course Leader, MA Dramatic Writing, Central Saint Martins
Jennifer Tuckett is the Director of Art School, the new company being set up to support the arts industry and education sector to work together to improve and protect arts education, building on Jennifer's previous work as founding Course Leader of the MA Dramatic Writing at Central Saint Martins, Director of The Student Guide to Writing: Playwriting ( with the Bush Theatre and Oberon Books), Director of University Women in the Arts, the mentoring scheme to address why more women study the arts but less women work in the arts, and Director of London Writers' Week.
In this day and age, how can statements like this be ok?
14/07/2017 11:23 BST
For the past weeks I have been helping to organise this years' London Writers' Week as a benefit for the fund to help victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, supported by The Tabernacle, the theatre and arts venue located less than one mile from Grenfell Tower.
30/06/2017 14:40 BST
As a new area, we're excited to be providing access for writers and also for anyone interested in these shows and seeing behind the scenes of a show like <em>Red Rock</em> or behind the scenes of film, theatre, television or radio productions.
05/06/2017 15:28 BST
24/03/2017 12:14 GMT
The A Level in Creative Writing is due to come to an end this year. Other arts A Levels, such as the A Level in Art History, have, since the decision to close the A Level in Creative Writing was taken by the government, been saved.
20/03/2017 15:41 GMT
The House Of Lords Investigation Into The Gap Between Education And The Skills Needed In The Creative Industries
The House of Lords has this week launched an investigation into the gap between the skills needed in the creative industries and the skills education providers are supplying arts students with.
16/03/2017 12:32 GMT
27/02/2017 13:24 GMT
I wanted to write about why, in my opinion, she is wrong and also about why I believe it's important to address the way the criticism of writing training for the reasons outlined in her blog is causing damage to the diversity of the writing industry.
02/09/2016 15:50 BST
University Women In The Arts, Part Two: Artistic Director Of The Royal Court Theatre's Advice To Women Wanting To Work In The Arts
If you want to work in the arts, do it. Don't ask yourself questions about what your life's going to be like, don't ask about when to have children, none of those things need to come into it. Go for it and see what happens and be open to all possibilities. We can live complex lives all at one.
31/08/2016 16:11 BST
Final Thoughts From London Writers' Week 2016: How Theatre And Digital Publishing Can Change Arts Education And The Arts Industry
As part of London Writers' Week 2016, I recently chaired two panels on theatre publishing and diversity. The speakers were Rob Drummer, Associate Dramaturg at the Bush Theatre, and George Spender, Senior Editor at Oberon Books.
03/08/2016 15:07 BST
Thoughts From London Writers' Week, Part Two: Ways We Can Create Greater Gender Equality In The Arts Industry
Recently I chaired the first University Women in the Arts event as part of London Writers' Week. University Women in the Arts is a one off scheme designed to provide mentoring for female students studying arts subjects at Universities across the UK from 15 of the women who are leading the way in the arts in the UK.
20/07/2016 10:38 BST
With the forthcoming debate on whether arts subjects should be a part of the new EBACC scheduled for July 4th in the Houses of Parliament, I wanted to write now to encourage others to pursue similar projects and campaigns.
30/06/2016 15:57 BST
Most of the events are free and each year our aim is going to be to focus on a different theme/ form of writing with the overall aim of annually providing access to and showcasing the best new ideas going on in new writing in the UK.
04/06/2016 19:14 BST
Recently, it seemed to me that the reasons for why this is occurring haven't really been investigated yet. Why are so many women studying arts courses but not making the transition to working in the arts? Are they giving up, and, if so, why?
08/03/2016 11:56 GMT