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This section provides a list of resources and information. Each resource has been classified according to the category heading.

LEAN produced a New Landscapes Resource Sheet on education changes in 2012 for our New Landscapes arts education event in January 2012.

Find out key statistics on Lewisham's population from the 2011 Census.

The overall aim is to support and improve the arts offer to early years children in Lewisham.

Creative Choices Article covers important considerations for any freelancer

Confused by this terminology? Some things that might help...

LEAN are collating any articles and news items which capture the positive impact of the arts (all forms)

There are many festivals in Lewisham throughout the year, here is a list

Find out more about campaigns to keep arts subjects level with their fellow science, maths and english subjects and changes to formal education (including EBAC and STEAM)

Offers from arts and cultural organisations for those doing Arts Award locally

£10m of lottery funding is to be invested in a network of ten Bridge delivery organisations which will provide a direct bridge between the work of arts organisations and schools and communities.

The Arts Council England has introduced a service to give arts and culture organisations access to lower energy costs via ACE's energy buyer, Government Procurement Services.

Arts Council England, Shared Intelligence and the National Foundation for Educational Research published a detailed literature review in July 2012 that compares 31 different arts evaluation tools that are currently in use.

Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision. Below we have listed the schools within the borough that hold the Artsmark awards.

Here is a list of ideas and links to websites to help improve behaviour management within the learning environment.

The English and Media Centre have bought together documents connected to the changes to the National Curriculum and to the proposed reforms to GCSE and A Level. It also includes EMC discussion documents and responses.

From the 10th September 2012 some changes will come into effect including a change of terminology. This is now referred to as Disclosure and Barring.

Charities Evaluation Services provides support and advice on quality and evaluation systems for the voluntary sector.

Tips and advice, how-to guides, case studies and resources, and events.

The Children and Young People's Plan (CYPP) sets out the high-level aims of agencies working for children and young people in Lewisham.

The voluntary registration of new employees and job-movers working or volunteering with children and vulnerable adults with the Vetting and Barring Scheme, which was due to start on 26 July, has been stopped.

This page contains links to interesting ideas, resources and inspiration for arts in early years. Please let us know if you have any suggestions to add! It will keep growing so you can check back for more inspiration. We will also tweet about updates through @RbowCollective

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Education have responded to recomendations outlined in a report on Cultural Education in England.