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The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge

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MyCambridge Marketplace 2017 Programme Confirmed

25th Sep 2017 6:00pm

25th Sep 2017 8:30pm

£5, £10

MyCambridge Marketplace 2017 is taking place at The Fitzwilliam Museum on Monday 25 September, 18:00-20:30.

Bringing educators, youth leaders and arts organisations together, under one roof, the programme includes, bite-sized presentations and networking to inspire new connections and projects.

Delegte and Stallholder Tickets are available via Eventbrite - click here to book.

The programme will explore opportunities for children and young people at each stage of their academic lives and beyond, that make the case for teaching creative skills and how they impact, school attainment, future employability and personal wellbeing.

Presentations include:

Is Secondary Age too late?
Cultural Education and its role in skills development for school attainment and future employability, a key note presentation.
Susan Coles, Artist & Arts, Creativity & Educational Consultant

ArtScaping together – children, artists and community
Sharing our learning to date from ArtScapers, the education programme for Eddington, Cambridge’s new district developed by the University of Cambridge
Ruth Sapsed, Director, Curiosity & Imagination + Mayfield School

“How will you help me on the next step of the arts award journey?”
Lessons learnt from arts award delivery and pupil ambassadors on delivering advocacy
Miranda Stearn, Head of Learning, The Fitzwilliam Museum

Activating performance & aspiration
The outcomes of ‘Activate’ a 2 year project evidencing the impact of cultural participation on school performance and pupil aspiration
Russell Burgess,Head of Create Faculty, Coleridge Community College + Hilary Cox-Condron, Project Manager, Activate

Creative & Cultural Skills
On the vocational pathway and apprenticeships reform
Sara Whybrew, Director, Creative Employment Programme and Legacy

Fostering Professional Confidence
Delivering training in professional theatre practice for A level  students
Richard Fredman, Head of Drama, Hills Road Sixth Form College

Plus networking and stalls.

Marketplace is for…

Arts & Cultural Organisations to:
connect with potential partners for new creative projects
expand their audience/market
inform educators about their cultural offer, i.e. school packages, projects and activities, CPD, services or resources, creative apprenticeships, Artsaward programmes…
promote a new project that will challenge or inspire children and young people and tell schools and youth leaders how they can get involved

Schools & Youth Groups to:
Plan group bookings for events, workshops, projects, performances or exhibitions
Discuss individual needs for planning cultural visits or bespoke educational sessions
Network amongst a range of youth and educational providers from across the County
Build Awareness of projects or platforms that foster young people’s creative talents

Tickets are avaialable via Eventbrite - click here to book.

Posted by CAN network on 8th September 2017.