The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education

APPG papers and presentations

Relevant papers and presentations given at The APPG for Art, Craft and Design in Education can be found in this section.

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engage, Jane Sillis, Director of engage, 14 December 2016 (PDF document)
Jane Sillis shared a survey undertaken by engage members that focused on the impact of Brexit on gallery education and educators.
 
Vicky Sturrs, Vicky Sturrs Schools and Colleges Programmer, 14 December 2016
Vicky Sturrs examines how the forthcoming BALTIC exhibition Disappearance at Sea will seek to engage young people in an considering and reflecting on the changing nature of society and what it means to be British.
 
Paula Graham-Gazzard; CHEAD, 14 December 2016 (PDF document)
Paula Graham-Gazzard, Policy & External Relations Manager, Council for Higher Education in Art and Design, discusses the impact of a 'hard Brexit' on staff and student recruitment, competitiveness and prestige of UK Creative HE and creative industries.
 
APPG for Art, Craft and Design in Education, 14 September 2016
Sorell Hershberg, Director of The Sorrell Foundation introduced work of The National Saturday Club and Creative Journeys films, which introduce a wide range of art and design careers and creative industry facts and figures.
 
NSEAD presentation, Implications of the merging and mothballing of Art and Design and D&T departments, Ged Gast, 14 Sept 2016 (PDF document)
Ged Gast's APPG presentation examines the implications of the merging and mothballing of Art and Design and D&T departments.
 
NSEAD presentation, NSEAD Survey Report 2016 traction and amplifying craft and design, Lesley Butterworth, 14 Sept 2016
Lesley Butterworth's APPG presentation reports on traction with the NSEAD Survey Report 2016 and 'Amplifying craft and design'.
 
NSEAD presentation, Art and Design and the EBacc campaign and GCSE/GCE falling numbers, Sophie Leach, 14 Sept 2016 (PDF document)
Sophie Leach's APPG for Art, Craft and Design in Education presentation examines the next steps for the EBacc campaign and the fall in GCSE/GCE 2016 art and design candidate numbers.
 
Letter from Sharon Hodgson MP to Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education
Letter sent from Sharon Hodgson MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education, on behalf of our APPG, to welcome the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education in her new role as Education Secretary and to outline the position of the APPG on the future of art education in our schools.
 
Please Don’t Steal Our heARTS Mrs Morgan, Derby High School, Bury, 3 May 2016
Derby High School students shared Please Don’t Steal Our heARTS Mrs Morgan a performance which communicates the importance the value of learning across the curriculum and the value of having individual choice. Lynn Provoost Assistant Head Teacher, and Damion Langford, Head of Communications and Careers, also describe their school’s ethos and its specialism in both arts and science.
 
Melanie Cox, headteacher at Gomersal Primary School on why art and design is a core subject, 3 May 2016
Melanie Cox, headteacher at Gomersal Primary School, West Yorkshire, along with Mandy Barrett, specialist art and design teacher present on why art and design is offered as part of the core curriculum in Gomersal school.
 
Siobhan Verrall, Head of Art and Design, presentation APPG for Art, Craft and Design in Education, 3 May 2016
Siobhan Verrall, together with Kenton's School's head teacher, Sarah Holmes Carne, explain how the Kenton School is able to offer a broad and balanced curriculum that includes art and design as a core subject across key stages 3-4.
 
Access Art present the Manifesto for Making, 3 May 2016
Paula Briggs and Sheila Ceccarelli present the AccessArt New Manifesto for Making.
 
APPG for Art, Craft and Design in Education, NSEAD, presentation, 3 May 2016
This presentation, originally given at the APPG for Art, Craft and Design in Education summarises responses to The NSEAD Survey Report 2015-16 and the Society’s responses to both The Education White Paper and The Culture White Paper.
 
A window to the world
A window to the world is a short film, by Steph Cubbin and Peter Thomas, teachers at The St Marylebone CE School. The film provides is extremely effective in making the case for the value of the arts in our schools. A window to the world was presented by Steph Cubbin and Kat Pugh, head teacher The St Marylebone CE School, at the APPG meeting 14 October 2015.