Advice and Information
“A pioneering methodology that enables a wide range of organisations and programmes to identify and demonstrate their impact on mental well-being”
With unprecedented difficulties facing the voluntary and community sector as a result of recent funding decisions, it is vital that organisations across England are able to challenge bad funding practice, and work in partnership to develop and design better policies and services.
The report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills
Organisations who are researching the impacts for arts, education and culture, with interesting information, resources, reports and articles.
A brief run through of trusts, unincorporated associations, company limited by guarantee and charitable incorporated organisations.
From lesson and resource ideas to behaviour management techniques, this Guardian article explores how Pinterest offers a wide range of support and inspiration for teachers with young students.
by Kevin Sheehan
Head of Strategy, London Borough of Lewisham. 7 June 2010
The Arts council and Voluntary Arts Network have both published handbooks giving guidance on how to organise an event.
Individuals and small organisations may have little experience of developing a business plan, feel daunted at the prospect and be unsure of what information is required or how to present it. Funding organizations will want to know who you are, what you want to do, how you want to do it, where the money/resources will be coming from and finally, when and how the money will be spent.
Goldsmiths Careers Service have launched their new portal for advertising volunteering opportunities to Goldsmiths students.
This document provides guidance on appropriate ways of documenting the impacts of arts for health and well being, whether through small scale project evaluations or large scale research studies. It suggests a standard framework for reporting of project activities that will strengthen understanding of what works in specific contexts and enable realistic assessment and appropriate comparisons to be made between programmes.
A brief overview with links
Since 2012, Arts Council England have been working with a range of arts and cultural organisations, devising and testing a set of principles to underpin high quality work by, with and for children and young people.
By Andreja Mesaric for Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network May 2013
Organisations across the UK are researching early years and the arts, here is a list of interesting projects, research and reports
An ongoing list compiled by LEAN research into early years and the arts
The infographics have been developed by bringing together a number of different existing datasets, to see what they tell us about the different areas of London.
Useful documents for anyone working with, or thinking of working with schools in the UK.
The Arts Council has published a new self-evaluation tool to help arts organisations evaluate their performance and plan for the future
Lewisham’s Sustainable Community Strategy
Demonstrating how the current focus on the EBacc - alongside plans for apprenticeships - are limiting the life chances of the next generation
An opportunity to meet with other practitioners and professionals in Early Years in Lewisham
Make a case for your creative project by using this new research complied by the Cultural Learning Alliance.