The Cultural Learning Alliance is a collective voice working to ensure that all children and young people have meaningful access to culture

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Education policy: Ebacc update

Nick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools, made a speech on 11 June announcing the government’s renewed emphasis on the English Baccalaureate and Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, also spoke about the policy on the 16 June. 

The arts fuel children’s curiosity and critical capacity. They are every child’s birthright. It is vital that children engage with the arts early in their lives.

Arts Council England Achieving Great Art for Everyone, 2011
'69% of respondents would refuse to teach the EBacc for all, even if that meant a ceiling of Ofsted ‘good’ for their schools': @ssat survey

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This month we bring you news of; changes to Ofsted, a New Education bill, the Creative Industries Boom and employer needs, Artsmark, our Hay festival debate 'Should young people study the arts?', the new Children's Laureate, Sing Up and #CreateUK.

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This month we bring you evidence for the value of an arts education, a STEAM update, CLA at the Hay Festival, some summer reading and an invitation to submit a short film to Close-up on climate

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We have some new faces and some familiar faces in the Education and Culture departments of the new government