A Father is for life… Not just for Father’s Day

I remember writing for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November last year, where we highlighted the ever-shocking stat that 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence, mostly by an … Continue reading

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Amazing opportunity to join a regional youth orchestra with cutting edge musical instruments created for young disabled people

Music is probably the most instinctive and accessible art form with its ability to resonate through our body and directly impact the soul, providing a sense of freedom and belonging. So when our client, leading Tech for Good investor Nominet … Continue reading

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THE AGEAS SALISBURY INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL FULL LINE UP

In conversations with Richard E Grant, Frieda Hughes, Sir Vince Cable, Ben Miller, Juliet Stevenson and Dame Joan Bakewell Acclaimed Maori author Witi Ihimaera talks exclusively about his novel The Whale Rider Join a massed Haka with celebrated NZ choreographer … Continue reading

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The Exchange: nurturing collaboration between academics and creative SMEs

The Culture Capital Exchange is today announcing the launch of The Exchange, a two-year pilot project bringing together Artists, Creative Small Businesses and Academic Researchers to explore and nurture research collaborations between the Arts and Creative Sectors and Universities. Funded … Continue reading

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Education in the Republic of Korea and the UK: National Treasures or National Headaches?

Rebecca Boyle Suh, founder of Artis, a social business dedicated to transforming education through the arts, posted a blog to Huffington Post UK exploring the education values in the Republic of Korea, where her company was recently invited. Although Korean … Continue reading

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Time to switch: new activity for primary schools from Artis

In this activity children copy the teacher’s sequence of four actions, tapping different parts of the body and keeping a steady rhythm. To make the activity more challenging the teacher says “switch”, so that children drop out and join back … Continue reading

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Hand orchestra by Artis: teamwork and topic exploration

In a useful new teaching resource from Artis, Children create sounds following the small hand gestures of their partners, which are then developed into full body movements. In this example children work with the subject of fireworks (which may be … Continue reading

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Why arts should be part of our education system

Last week, the Turner Prize was announced and both the presenter, Jude Law, and winner Elizabeth Price, took the opportunity to raise the issue of proposed changes to the UK secondary school curriculum as outlined by education secretary Michael Gove, … Continue reading

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Channel 4 Education tackles bullying with Hollyoaks

Viewers of Hollyoaks will be already be aware of the current storyline focussing on sixth form student Ester who is suffer bullying at the hands of her group of friends. When fellow student Dylan innocently decides to create a bespoke … Continue reading

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Tomorrow on Channel 4: The Human Mannequin

Commissioned by Channel 4 Education and on Channel 4 tomorrow night, the inspiring story of teenager Louise Wedderburn who has a rare genetic condition called FOP which is causing each of her joints to lock, as her muscle turns into … Continue reading

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