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New Funders Announced for Achieve Your Greatness!

New Funders Announced for Achieve Your Greatness!

BlogAug 21 2017Comments Off on New Funders Announced for Achieve Your Greatness!

We’re mega excited to announce that our fundraising efforts have led to welcoming some new funders who will be supporting the next stage of our arts education programme, Achieve Your Greatness (AYG) where we’ll be expanding into three new secondary schools, working in a total of five (up from two). The Ashley Family Foundation, ...

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Should innovation in education come from music?

Should innovation in education come from music?

BlogJul 11 2017Comments Off on Should innovation in education come from music?

I spent the weekend being surrounded by social innovators and singers and it got me thinking about the things that they had in common. On Saturday I hung out with the innovators where there was a lot of chat about the current issues in education. I learned that the number of people attending university has gone up by 400% since the 90s. ...

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NEW SCHOOLS NETWORK REPORTS THAT ARTS FUNDING, CLASSROOM TIME, AND TEACHERS ARE BEING CUT IN RESPONSE TO EBACC

NEW SCHOOLS NETWORK REPORTS THAT ARTS FUNDING, CLASSROOM TIME, AND TEACHERS ARE BEING CUT IN RESPONSE TO EBACC

BlogMar 21 2017Comments Off on NEW SCHOOLS NETWORK REPORTS THAT ARTS FUNDING, CLASSROOM TIME, AND TEACHERS ARE BEING CUT IN RESPONSE TO EBACC

A recent New Schools Network’s report shows that more students are doing arts GCSEs since the introduction of the Ebacc. For those of us with an interest in the arts in schools, this at first appears to be great news. But, scratching the surface, we start to see some issues with the positive presentation of these findings. Firstly, the issue ...

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LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR OUR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR OUR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

BlogMar 15 2017Comments Off on LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR OUR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

We’re back for our five year anniversary celebration on the 11th May at Bush Hall! This year is set to be bigger and better as we bring together performances from some of the brightest and best emerging musicians in London at the moment. Our almost entirely female line-up includes MADAM, the Rachael Cohen Quartet and Kokoroko. The event will ...

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ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS – WE MADE A MINI-MOVIE!

Blog, UncategorizedJan 11 2017Comments Off on ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS – WE MADE A MINI-MOVIE!

  Hello January and hello 2017! We are so happy to be here. New year, new start and we are ignoring the rubbish weather in London by lighting lots of candles and embracing the Danish vibe of hygge. Cosy. And what better way to welcome in the new year than by releasing our mini-movie from our October 2016 Achieve Your Greatness project. ...

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TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH ART: INTERVIEW WITH WORKSHOP LEADER TARA SIDDALL

TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH ART: INTERVIEW WITH WORKSHOP LEADER TARA SIDDALL

BlogOct 28 2016Comments Off on TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH ART: INTERVIEW WITH WORKSHOP LEADER TARA SIDDALL

As we complete the second pilot of our arts education programme for schools, Achieve Your Greatness (AYG), we’ve been chatting to colleagues and friends about what arts education means to them. Tara Siddall is a writer, performer, theatre maker and musician. She studied Literature at Edinburgh University, Acting at The London Academy of ...

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WHY ARTS EDUCATION IS THE KEY TO FUTURE INNOVATION

WHY ARTS EDUCATION IS THE KEY TO FUTURE INNOVATION

BlogOct 19 2016Comments Off on WHY ARTS EDUCATION IS THE KEY TO FUTURE INNOVATION

As we launch the second pilot of our arts education programme for schools, Achieve Your Greatness, we’ve been chatting to colleagues and friends about what arts education means to them. Here Miriam Sriyoheswaran, intern at the Abram Wilson Foundation, makes the case to link the arts and innovation. The psychologist Richard Jolley has ...

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ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS – Q&A WITH CORELLI COLLEGE

ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS – Q&A WITH CORELLI COLLEGE

BlogSep 22 2016Comments Off on ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS – Q&A WITH CORELLI COLLEGE

Ahead of our second pilot of our school arts education programme, Achieve Your Greatness, we sat down with Shermaine, Arts College Manager, at Corelli College to chat about the current state of arts education in the UK, why it’s so important, the impact of the first AYG pilot and what she hopes to gain from the next AYG project. ...

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