Jennifer Tuckett

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.
Why The BBC Is Wrong To Remove Education From Applicants'

Why The BBC Is Wrong To Remove Education From Applicants' CVs

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.
12/10/2017 17:56 BST
Why London Writers' Week's Theme This Year Is Digital

Why London Writers' Week's Theme This Year Is Digital Media

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
Are We Just Going To Let Creative Writing

Are We Just Going To Let Creative Writing Die?

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
Why We Need a Writing Version of London Fashion

Why We Need a Writing Version of London Fashion Week

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