Archived Professional Development

Wed, 13/01/2021 (All day)

In this session workshop leader and musician Rosie Borgonzi will share ideas for how to deliver large group sessions using workshopping techniques and approaches that are suitable for children and families. 

Wed, 06/01/2021 (All day)

In this introductory session we will share our approaches – as experienced evaluators – of analysing data and writing reports. We will look at analysing of qualitative and quantitative data, and help you to get started with translating this into a report structure. This session is for individuals and organisations who are new to data analysis and report writing, or who want a refresh of ideas. It is particularly relevant for those working with children and young people in arts education settings, particularly music, although all are welcome! You will ideally need access to Excel or Numbers for this session.

Date: 6th January 2021

Wed, 16/12/2020 (All day)

This interactive webinar equips business leaders with a better understanding of how to respond to uncertainty.

Cost: Free

Date: Wednesday 16th December 2020

Tue, 15/12/2020 (All day)

This workshop will help you optimise your marketing strategy on the biggest social media platforms and use data to find your target audience.

Cost: Free

Date: Tuesday 15th December 2020

Fri, 11/12/2020 (All day)

In collaboration with Camerados, and based on her work with The Loss Project Carly Attridge presents a Spoon Room for any entrepreneurs, businesses, and freelancers who would like to connect with others in their communities and boost their wellbeing.

Cost: Free

Date: 11th December 2020

Wed, 09/12/2020 - 16:00 - 17:45

An online session with artist educator Sara Heywood examining how primary school teachers can start to get hands-on and creative again with their students using everyday materials found in the classroom.

Wednesday 9th December 4-5.45pm

Cost: £30/20 (concessions)

Wed, 09/12/2020 (All day)

If you’re starting an online freelance or service-based business, or have an existing business that you’re looking to move online, this workshop is for you.

Cost: Free

Date: 9th December 2020

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 18:00 - 19:30

Invited staff from different arts organisations – BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, October Gallery and Iniva – will share their proactive approaches to creating inclusive programmes and anti-racism resources with and for schools.

Date: 3rd December 2020, 6-7.30pm


Wed, 02/12/2020 (All day)

If you are running music projects/programmes with children and young people and want to better understand the impact of your work, this workshop aims to demystify the basics of impact evaluation.

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 16:30 - 17:45

If you’re a teacher or educator wondering how to approach contemporary art and how to talk about it with young learners in the classroom, join Trish Scott, CCA’s Engagement Curator, and Neil Walton, subject leader for PGCE Art and Design at Goldsmiths, for a session which provides some suggestions.

Cost: Free

Date: 26th November 2020

Thu, 19/11/2020 (All day)

Grounded in a COVID-recovery context, this workshop will provide the basics for if you are starting to think about how to raise funds for your project or organisation. 

Thu, 05/11/2020 (All day)

Why do we evaluate our work and who do we do it for? Join Centre for Cultural Value to discuss and question evaluation in the cultural sector and explore how we might be able to do and share it better, so collectively we can articulate the difference culture makes to people and to society.

5th November 2020

Cost: Free

Wed, 04/11/2020 - 16:00 - 17:30

Max Wheeler, Programme Director of Charanga's VIP Studio Sessions will be hosting an online free training session for music teachers and tutors.

Wednesday 4th November 

Wed, 04/11/2020 (All day)

Press Play is an online careers day for music students, graduates and those in the early stages of their careers who are interested in music leading.

Cost: £5 for non Trinity Laban alumni/students

Event: 4th November 2020

Tue, 03/11/2020 - 13:00 - 14:00

For Trustees Week (2nd-6th November) Small Charities Coalition are running their popular session on how to recruit trustees.

Mon, 19/10/2020 (All day)

To support educators in adapting A New Direction resource activities to their settings, there will be a series of free CPD sessions with the artists who developed the activities. 

Dates: 5th-19th October

Thu, 15/10/2020 - 16:00 - 18:00

In this session you will understand more about the autistic spectrum and steps towards designing more autism friendly sessions for young children and their families.

Thursday 15th October 2020

Thu, 15/10/2020 (All day)

In this one-hour webinar, the Digital Culture Network’s Tech Champion for Analytics and Insight, James Akers, will take you through setting marketing campaign objectives, identifying relevant channels and how to track campaign performance.

Date: 15th October

Mon, 21/09/2020 (All day)

Being part of a community is an important element of Artsmark, and these support sessions bring together schools at a similar point in their Artsmark cycle.

Wed, 02/09/2020 - 10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday 2 September 2020, 10.00am - 12.30pm, Online session on Zoom