News, Information, Opportunities And More For Those In Arts Education - March 2019

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


Child Protection in Education (Music), is a bespoke online course developed by the Musicians' Union in partnership with EduCare. The purpose of this course is to raise your awareness of abuse, neglect and other harms, help you to recognise early signs that might indicate a problem, and guide you on how to take appropriate action.


What could the future look like if creativity were at the heart of it?

Join us for a day of fundraising support in Bellingham Friday 29th March 10am-3pm

A day of workshops exploring how organisations, academics and individuals are exploring ordinary people’s untold histories through oral history, DIY archiving and research.

28th March 9:30-18:00


​Running a creative event or activity for children and young people in Bellingham?

Put it on the map!

Whether it's a regular activity, one-off festival, community project or performance, if you're running something creative in Bellingham, we want to hear from you!

'A New Direction' Partnerships Director, Holly Donagh, runs through some of the proposals in the new Ofsted inspection framework, and considers what they may mean for arts education.

She also shares information on how arts organisations can get involved in the consultation.

Do you have a case study to share concerning creativity, culture and mental health?

Deadline for responses: 1 April 2019


£500 available to Locality members to visit and share knowledge and skills with another member. 

You can apply for an IMPACT Bursary if you are working with people age 0-25 in London, through music, you can apply for a bursary of up to £600 to develop your organisation’s confidence, knowledge and skills in: Evaluation and impact, social justice – eg inclusion, accessibility, diversity and youth voice

Teachers, this is a unique opportunity to visit the UK's leading conservatoire for dance training. Two dates for you to bring your 16years plus students.

A unique opportunity for an enthusiastic, passionate and dynamic individual, with a strong track record in music to lead on the planning and delivery of ArtsTrain’s exceptional Music Programme for young people aged 11-25.

Deadline: 15 March 2019

Royal Museums Greenwich  are looking for an  Early Years Family Programme Facilitator and a Family Programme Facilitator (deadlines 18 March)

Want to open up the arts to a wider or more diverse audience? 

The Space have just launched their new commissioning round. Funding and support is available to arts and cultural organisations who would like to reach more people using digital technologies and online platforms.

Deadline Thursday 4th April 2019

Act for Change Fund now open for applications. The deadline for the first stage of applications is 1st April 2019

Lewisham Youth Theatre is seeking an Actor for our ‘Young Touring Company’, part of our ‘Step Up Project’

Deadline to apply: 26 March 2019

Theatre Peckham is looking to appoint a talented Creative Learning Manager to develop our innovative Creative Learning Programme.

Deadline: 5pm, Saturday 16 March 2019

Trinity Champion Centres inspire existing and potential Arts Award advisers and centres by sharing their practice and advocating for the award in their communities and more widely.

Apply to be a champion centre by 31 March 2019

Professional Development

Creative Resilience: Story-led creative approaches to using the Resilience Framework. Celine Wyatt and Jo Cleasby from the Grand Theatre Blackpool

This course will be led by Dr. Amy Bebbington, Director of Training for the Association of British Choral Directors. It will be for anyone who works with young voices in whole class, assembly, musicianship or choir situations. The session will be relevant, fun, informative and practical, covering invaluable leadership techniques.

6th April 2019