News, Information, Opportunities And More For Those In Arts Education - August 2018

Find below a list of stories added over the last month. Sometimes we have stories posted that have very short lead-times. Please accept our apologies for anything where the deadline has passed. You can make contact with the organisation to see when they are next running their event / training course etc. or you can subscribe to our RSS feed to keep up to date. If you can't view this email properly you can view it on the website

Advice

Youth Music has created a practical guide for all those planning or running a music-making project for children and young people. This guide will help you through your entire project, from the initial proposal right through to sharing your findings.


Events

Get up early and share your experiences working as an arts freelancer at our informal breakfast club.

Freelancer Breakfast Club 30th October

08:30-10:00 drop in
Deptford Lounge
More details to follow


News 

Lewisham Council are seeking input about the proposed approach to, and priorities for,  Lewisham Council’s main grants programme.  Share your views on the proposed grants criteria and a number of questions relating to how we might allocate funding across the programme, before 25 October 2018.

 

Dance Artist Maria Lothe shares her experience taking part in the Freelancer’s Breakfast Club about online self-promotion, July 2018

 

Devised by the BRAG Young Promoters, sign up for 4 brilliant arts projects now.

Youth First is currently working with Goldsmiths University to look at their future beyond August 2019.

Children England are looking for charities and organisations supporting low-income families and children in London, to contribute with their experiences for a short survey


Opportunities

The Horniman Museum have announced a call for papers for Re-Imagining the Human: Exploring Best Practice in Object-led work with Ethnographic Collectionsa conference organised by the Museum and ICME (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Ethnography).   

Date of conference: 28-29 November 2018

Venue: Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, UK.
Deadline for submission: 1 October 2018

 

Lewisham Music is looking for enthusiastic and creative music leaders and teachers to join our team.

Deadline: 22 AUGUST

From September 2018, students will have the opportunity to study for a taught Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) -  equivalent to half an A level in UCAS points - on term-time Saturdays at the National Gallery or the Wallace Collection, taught alongside two modules of the new Pearson A Level Art History course. Students have the option to study a further two modules  and sit the A level exam at the end of the second year. 

Deadline for Applications: 10 September

GLYPT are looking to recruit committed, dynamic and creative freelance practitioners, at all levels, to join their extensive participation programme, including their established supportive programme for vulnerable young people.

This programme will support people to use arts and creativity to make positive changes in their communities.

Deadline: 28th September 2018 

The Foundation want to support the development and growth of organisations investing in young people to achieve positive change. The Youth Fund and Growth Fund provide core funding to organisations that help young people in the most precarious positions to build on their 

Baseless Fabric Theatre is looking for DBS checked Drama Practitioners / Directors and Musical Directors, with experience of teaching and devising opera/musical theatre with young people

Fairbeats! delivers music education projects for young refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities 

Deadline: Fri 7th Sept


Professional Development

Fundraising courses for the arts, cultural and heritage sector, 2018  – 19, from Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy

Working as a peer network, with the added support of Arts Award specialists to guide and critique, this workshop will equip you with an applied knowledge and understanding of how to use the Award as a framework for learning with children & families.

Date: Tue 16 October, 15:30 – 17:30

At: The Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7LB
Free, but spaces limited 

As part of 4in10's 'Communicating Impact' series, they are offering a free, half day training session covering effective ways to talk about poverty, why it is useful to do so and practical tips about handling this topic on social media.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is pleased to welcome back the Musicians’ Union for their biennial Teachers’ Continued Professional Development Weekend in October