Opportunities of interest to local creative community

Opportunities of interest to local creative community

Opportunities of interest to local creative community

Please see below a host of opportunities that are of interest to the local creative community. These include potential funding opportunities and training/learning events. 

Arts Award CPD
Arts Award: what is it? See here for information. 

These free sessions will combine hands-on planning, dynamic workshops, Arts Award support, and networking opportunities. 
Each session aims to create a space for critical thinking, reflection and sharing to support your offer for children and young people. 
Events are open to teachers, representatives from the cultural sector, and arts practitioners working in London. You also do not have to be a trained Arts Award adviser to attend this event.

Arts Award CPD: Wellbeing & Youth Voice - 4 February 2020
Arts Award CPD: SEND Partnerships & Practice - 26 March
Arts Award CPD: Curriculum & Progression - 14 May 2020
Arts Award CPD: Getting Started, Seeding & Leading - 7 July 2020

Arts Mark Partners: 
Arts Mark: what is it? See here for information. 

The Artsmark Partnership Programme is an Arts Council endorsed network of organisations who are devoted to bringing great arts and cultural opportunities to children and young people. 
They support Artsmark registered schools and other educational establishments on their journey to embed arts and culture across the curriculum. 
To become an Artsmark Partner, organisations must adhere to a Code of Practice, renewed annually. Organisations must also attend an Artsmark Partnership Programme Briefing. 

Upcoming Artsmark partnership briefings:

7 January 2020
A New Direction, 50 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2EA

Arts Mark Connects
Regular networking events around a particular topic linking the cultural and education sectors. 

Full list of Arts Mark Connects events: https://www.anewdirection.org.uk/what-we-do/artsmark/artsmark-connects-events 

Small Change CPD Programme 
Supporting cultural and creative organisations to adapt to our rapidly changing times.
The programme takes place over 2 months from January – February, and comprises 4 bi-weekly meetings.   
Expressions of interest must be submitted by Monday 9 December. 
Full details and to apply: https://www.anewdirection.org.uk/what-we-do/our-work-with-cultural-sector/small-change-2020-understanding-change-transition- 

Digital Culture Network
Arts Council England supported network of tech champions across the UK to provide 1-2-1 advice on all things tech, facilitating partnerships between the creative and tech industries. 
Tech Champion for Content, Digital Culture Network
NB: queries may be passed on to one of the 9 champions based on specific areas of expertise. 

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