An early day motion has been tabled in Parliament to recognise the findings of two recent reports highlighting the contribution of arts and culture to the UK economy.
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The visual arts education charity AccessArt is asking parents, teachers and ‘creative adults’ to think more about the importance of art education.
First ever mapping of the UK’s creative economy finds ‘uneven distribution’ of the UK’s creative industries and regional imbalance in employment. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
New research from the Crafts Council says that craft skills contribute far more to the UK economy than previously thought.
Liz Hill reflects on a Warwick Commission debate which revealed the enthusiasm of the creative industries for better creative and cultural education in schools – and the barriers to making it happen.
Response to first speech by Maria Miller, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
Paper formally acknowledging the flaws in the original DCMS SIC (classification codes) and proposing improvements.
Presents brief explanations of different economic data cited for the creative industries.
Recommendations presented to Creative Industries Council to instigate industry led proposals for addressing skills issues to boost the growth and competitiveness of the Creative Industries.
Demos publication that explores the two perspectives on the Creative Industries in 2011. While acknowledged as a strong economic growth sector, there is simultaneously a perception that business risks for creative industries are greater than those for other sectors.
Cultural Leadership Programme’s Meeting the Challenge initiative, set up to support and nurture current and future leaders, offered an open submission inviting organisations to apply.
Seven young people aged between sixteen and twenty-four started Suffolk’s first ever Creative Apprenticeships back in January.
Findings from a major longitudinal study undertaken between 2008 and 2010 of the early career patterns of more than 3,500 graduates in practice-based art, design, crafts and media subjects, qualifying in 2002, 2003 and 2004 from 26 UK higher education institutions.
The first ever comprehensive plan for government support for the creative industries was published in February.
Important at-the-time DCMS document explaining its developing thinking about the creative industries environment and policy.
Overview of research on creative industries in rural areas of the East Midlands published in 2008. Draws together the data studies at district level and a series of case studies, with wider information from other research initiatives to provide analysis of key issues for rural policy making.
Burns Owens Partnership was commissioned to map the creative industries across the City of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and North Somerset. Published 2007.
Part of the evidence base for the New Labour Creative Economy Programme, commissioned from The Work Foundation by DCMS in 2007.
2007 Demos report that explores the relationship between publicly-funded culture and the creative industries.
Asserts that current provision of entrepreneurship education for creative graduates is not adequately preparing graduates to run their own businesses.
Argues that Government support for the Creative Industries is based on traditional models and is not fit for purpose for the new model creative economy.
Considers how to promote the development of entrepreneurial skills amongst graduates, and how to avoid skills shortages by getting the skills supply to match more closely with the needs of creative businesses.
2005 report on the working environment of West Midlands designer makers, craftspeople and applied artists at different stages of their careers. It was undertaken to explore activity, identify needs and gaps in provision of professional development support.