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

This briefing sets out some of the key headlines for Lewisham from the IMD 2015 for England. 

Inspiring Impact is an international collaborative programme, working with the charity sector to help organisations know what to measure and how to measure

This information comes from Lewisham council in the process of analysing newly published data sets. Watch this space for further information and statistics.

The difference between volunteers and interns. Some of your questions answered.

Pupil Premium funding is given to schools to offer targeted support

The Cultural Development Team at Lewisham Council produce regular funding updates.

Lesson plans are used by teachers to ensure that all areas are covered when planning and delivering lessons.

When working in the informal Education Sector it is sometimes useful to have a formal lesson plan to ensure that you have considered all aspects of planning and delivering.

Audiences London has produced a profile of the borough's residents, which gives an insight into developing audiences for cultural activities.

Lewisham Council updates on Arts Funding

Arts vision: making Lewisham a creative borough with a thriving arts sector, vibrant communities and active residents.

Lewisham Council’s Arts Service gives advice about non-council funding streams and runs several grant schemes, available to not for profit arts organisations, to increase the number of people engaging in the arts, broaden the range of people engaging in the arts and raise awareness and profile of the arts in the borough.

Information, slide show and video following the event in December 2013

This new hub is an exciting network of organisations working together to improve and support access to music for young people age 5 to 18 in Lewisham. 

LRMN offers free, independent and confidential advice and information on issues such as immigration, health, housing, education, welfare benefits, training and employment.

These are the term dates for Lewisham schools in the academic year 2014-15 as published by Lewisham Council.

These are the Lewisham Schools term dates for the academic year 2015/16 as published by Lewisham Council

Lewisham has a number of teaching schools alliances. Find out more about teaching schools and what the alliances in Lewisham do on this page.

Kevin Sheehan, Head of Strategy London Borough of Lewisham, made a presentation titled Lewisham Today to the Lewisham Strategic Partnership board, which provides demographic information on matters such as employment rates, education and health in Lewisham and London.

Some interesting links for information and resources on Literacy

Useful websites, blogs and twitter accounts for people wanting to share information, find out what is going on locally and learn what different groups, organisations and people are doing within Lewisham.

A New Direction acts as Arts Council England's 'Bridge organisation' for London, connecting young people with great arts and culture.

When marketing your events or services locally there are several different media that will help you reach children and young people.

The Mayor’s Youth Task Force, led by Pete Walsh, ex head teacher of Forest Hill School, met during 2010 and published its final report to the Mayor and Cabinet on 19th January 2011.

This short handbook on measuring well-being is produced by the Centre for Well-being at nef (the new economics foundation), and is designed primarily for voluntary organisations and community groups delivering projects and services, to help them kick-start the process of measuring well-being outcomes.