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EBacc cracks are starting to show

New government figures reveal that lower attaining pupils are being increasingly disadvantaged by studying for the EBacc qualification. The gap between the number of students entering...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Local authority arts services continue to be cut

Local authorities are expected to spend 13% less on arts services this year than in 2015/16 as they struggle to cope with cuts from central government, according to estimates by Arts...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Creative Industries Federation Brexit and Arts Quarter reports released

The CIF has published a major Brexit Report - an initial analysis of the impact of leaving the EU on the arts, creative industries and cultural education. The 73-page document draws...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

ACE announce their new budget for 2018- 22

Arts Council England have announced their new 4 year budget programme from 2018 – 22. They have set a budget of £622m per year across lottery and grant in aid for three main...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Government announces multi-million pound investment in music education hubs

Over the next four years the government will provide £300 million to a network of 121 music education hubs to work with schools, local authorities and community organisations to...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Darren Henley talks about his first year as Chief Executive of ACE

Darren Henley, blogs about his first year at the Arts Council and his new book, ‘The Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays’ Over the past month, we’ve seen...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Arts organisations more involved in delivering Arts Award

More arts organisations are participating in the award scheme, which research shows is nurturing soft skills and fostering an ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ in the young people...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Noise Solution audit demonstrates their impact is “statistically significant”

Cabinet Office funded audit states Noise Solution impacts are statistically significant; 76% of participants have meaningfully increased their wellbeing.   In February...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Cambridge’s Collusion scheme scoops £325,000 for ‘art and tech’ project

Artists in high-tech Cambridge are set to benefit from a pioneering new scheme to back their work. The Arts Council is pumping £325,000 into a project to bring them together with...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Workforce diversity won’t be a factor in Arts Council ratings

National Portfolio Organisations must diversify their programming to access ACE funding, but there will be no naming and shaming or sanctions applied if arts organisations fail to achieve...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.