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The New National Curriculum, Arts and Culture in Action

Date: Thursday 16 October 2014
Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Venue: The British Library Conference Centre, London, NW1 2DB

A New Direction would like to invite you to our annual Schools Conference: The New National Curriculum, Arts and Culture in Action.

The conference will explore practical approaches to cultural education in the new National Curriculum through a series of talks and workshops.

Confirmed speakers:
Creative education specialist Professor Dr Anne Bamford
Poet and educator Jacob Sam La Rose

Panel discussion:
Louise Thomas, Innovation Unit (Chair)
Kate Attard, Trinity College London
Helen Nistala, Greater London Authority
Oonagh Barry, Music Mark
Steve Moffitt, CEO of A New Direction

The conference workshops will also provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the curriculum and sharing practice to create new approaches for arts and cultural learning to help you...

...discover new approaches to support:

(Workshop choices will be made when booking, and you will not be able to change these on the day of the conference.)

For enquiries, contact Maria Onyelekere on schools@anewdirection.org.uk


Please Note:

We are limiting places to 2 people per school at this year’s conference as we have a restricted number of places available.

Cancellation Fee: this event is free to attend, but a cancellation fee of £60 will be charged for late notice cancellations or no-shows.

Arts & Cultural organisations: This event is not currently open for bookings from arts and cultural organisations. If you are from an arts or cultural organisation and would like your name to be added to the waiting list, please email Maria Onyelekere. You might also be interested in our upcoming Learning Exchange event for arts and cultural organisations on working with schools. For more information follow this link


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