arts education

The number of students taking drama GCSE has fallen sharply in 2017, dropping by 9% in a year. Figures released by Ofqual, the body that...

Improving theatre in education and forging more robust links between secondary schools and higher education will be key to diversifying drama school applicants, arts...

The Theatre in Schools Scotland project will double its capacity in its second year. It will stage four touring productions in its second year. Organisers...

A new membership body representing drama schools has launched as a partial replacement to the now-defunct Drama UK. The Federation of Drama Schools is made...

Actors Paterson Joseph and Rory Kinnear have criticised cuts to “essential” arts education, speaking at the opening of LAMDA’s new £28.2 million building. Both performers...

Former National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner has claimed Labour’s pledge to put creativity back at the heart of the curriculum would “reverse one of...

Arts education lobbyists have criticised the Conservative Party for not addressing the decline of creative subjects in its general election manifesto. The manifesto claims the...

An investigation into how arts education can be protected “before it’s too late” has been launched by the leader of one of the UK’s...

The National Campaign for the Arts is calling for people across the UK to question their parliamentary candidates on culture, to gauge how committed...
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