Article Archive: May 2018

"I Know This to be True"

29 May

We are looking for a group of young people (16-25) who can commit a day a week (day TBC) over August to conduct interviews, or help with filming and to take part (or run) creative workshops with older people. This will be an excellent opportunity for young people who want to develop their skills as a filmmaker, or those wanting to work in participatory arts or education. It will all be free, and mainly take place in RAW Labs artist studios near Gallions Reach in East London.

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The European Union (EU) is gearing up for a 27% increase to its culture budget for the next six-year funding round, taking available support for creative and cultural projects up to €1.9bn.

29 May

The European Union (EU) is gearing up for a 27% increase to its culture budget for the next six-year funding round, taking available support for creative and cultural projects up to €1.9bn.

Read the full article: The European Union (EU) is gearing up for a 27% increase to its culture budget for the next six-year funding round, taking available support for creative and cultural projects up to €1.9bn.

Sara Whybrew explores the impact that the new T Level qualifications – an alternative to apprenticeships or A Levels – may have on the arts sector.

29 May

At Creative & Cultural Skills we believe that growth in our sector can’t really happen unless people are trained and skilled for the jobs that actually need doing.

Read the full article: Sara Whybrew explores the impact that the new T Level qualifications – an alternative to apprenticeships or A Levels – may have on the arts sector.

To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.

29 May

Della Hill, recruited as Development and Communications Officer: 'I had a lot more to offer than the skillset on my CV' Photo: Outroslide Photography

Read the full article: To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.

The National Lottery operator has said it hopes to increase returns for good causes by £80m by 2020, following a £300m fall in recent years.

29 May

National Lottery operator Camelot has claimed impending game changes will allow it to increase sales and make small gains in the amount it generates for good causes, but it doesn’t foresee a return to the highs of recent years.

Read the full article: The National Lottery operator has said it hopes to increase returns for good causes by £80m by 2020, following a £300m fall in recent years.

To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.

11 May

For the last eight years, the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary Programme has been helping arts employers fund meaningful, entry-level placements for low-income graduates, whose talents are nurtured and who are paid a salary approved by the Living Wage Foundation.

Read the full article: To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.