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.
I am from the Lower East Side of New York. A beautifully diverse neighbourhood filled to the brim with colour, life, and the stamp of the immigrant experience. Growing up, I felt the beauty of the diversity, delighted in the taste of foods from all over the world and absorbed the sound of the many accents that dominated this unique part of the Big Apple.
In this day and age, how can statements like this be ok?
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.
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.
As we confront unprecedented political and economic changes both in the UK and across the world, just how important are the
Tarell McCraney, the writer of the play which is the basis of the film Moonlight which was last night's Oscar winner for
While it is seductively easy to solve a short term cash flow problem and close a course, it is much harder to open a new one, and so the decision to close should never be taken lightly. In these situations, it is a public interest focussed judgement. Arts education is not just good for society, it is civilization optimising and more should be done to ensure it is celebrated and protected.
It was a remarkable time to be in Colombia. Back in October - before the new peace deal between the government and the Farc
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.