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


A new crowdfunding website just for schools has launched offering a free platform for schools to raise money online in an aim to modernise school fundraising.

Bring free auditions to your school or youth group with the National Youth Theatre's Auditions Access Fund supported by Hugh Bonneville.


A workshop exploring how we collect and talk politics in museums and libraries today. 

Date: 6 December 2018, 2-5pm
At: LSE Library, 10 Portugal St, WC2A 2HD


The personal is political, and the political is personal. Rainbow of Desires is the over-arching name given by Augusto Boal to a range of exercises, games and techniques on using the power of theatre to identify, analyse and respond to the “internalised oppressions” we carry within us.

The workshop is open to anyone who is interested in exploring oppression through theatre for behaviour and social change.

LEAN will have a stall at PAL's Marketplace event on 12 December at London Bubble- come and say hello!

Join the discussion. The Audience Agency would like to invite you to join their live community forum, an event designed to enable you to make the most of Audience Finder services and share your work, and queries, with other users.

Date: 17 January 2019
Time: 1.30 - 5pm

Location: Rich Mix, 35 - 27 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA

STEEPmeet is a FREE event for Early Years professionals wanting to read more about Early Childhood Education - theory - practice - research.

Date: 29 November 2018
Time: 5-6pm 
Margaret Mcmillan Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW

The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), together with the Greater London Authority (GLA), would like to invite you to a learning event on what schools can do to tackle child poverty. The event is part of a wider research project.

A New Direction's Big Change Series is designed to support London’s cultural sector with a space for innovation, challenge and learning.

Date: 20 November, 3.00-6.30pm

Location: Museum of London ( Terrace Gallery), 150 London Wall , EC2Y 5HN 

We invite teachers and educators to join us in a conversation about how the arts can be used as a force for change, both inside and outside of the curriculum.

Voluntary Action Lewisham's next CYP forum will focus on working together to improve the mental health of children and young people in Lewisham.

Date: 6 December 2018, 10am-12.30pm
Location: Mulberry Centre, 15 Amersham Vale, New Cross, SE14 6LE



Voluntary Action Lewisham invites groups working with disabled people in Lewisham to come together to get to know each other better and explore ideas for joint working, partnerships or collaboration. 
Date: 12 November 2018 - 1:45 to 4:30pm
Location: The Mulberry Centre, 15 Amersham Vale, New Cross, SE14 6LE 



Amplified is a pilot programme supporting cultural and creative organisations seeking to develop digital ideas that generate social impact.


Deadline 14th November 

The purpose of the Teacher Development Fund is to support delivery of effective arts-based teaching and learning opportunities in the primary classroom, and to embed learning through the arts in the curriculum. It aims to do this through supporting teachers and school leaders to develop the necessary skills, knowledge, confidence and experience.

Deadline for applications: 5 December 2018

The Midi Music Company


Proposals are invited for the next issue Engage Journal which will focus on ethics and activism within gallery education. 

The Roundhouse is currently looking for Youth Support Workers to join their bank on a Casual basis.

Entelechy Arts is looking for a brilliantly organised General Manager to help deliver a busy and exciting programme, including working with our partners on the Meet Me at the Albany programme and the first Festival of Creative Ageing for Lewisham in 2019.

Professional Development

This course focuses on music-making with people living with dementia. This rapidly-growing and exciting area of the field focuses on how music can enable those living with dementia to connect and create, combating social isolation, and helping maintain a sense of agency and identity.

Fee - £95 
Saturday 17 Nov 2018 10am-4pm


At this free event, museum and gallery practitioners share their experiences of using surveys underpinned by digital technology to evaluate activities with children and young people. This is part an Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Follow-on Fund project between The National Gallery, The University of Cambridge Museums and The University of Warwick. 

Date: 11 December, 10am-4pm
At: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN

October Gallery Education runs a successful and inspiring monthly Family Learning Programme, as well as workshops in the gallery for Foundation and Key Stage 1 and 2. In this morning of training we share our experiences of working with Early Years to equip you with the tools to program, coordinate or facilitate your own workshops and projects.

Date: 26 November 2018
Time: 10-1pm
Location: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL
Cost: £8.97



Arts Council England has funded Good Vibrations to run a day-long Effective Facilitation workshop for music practitioners to develop their facilitation techniques. 
Date: 18 November 2018
Time: 10-5pm
Location: Royal College of Music, Recital Hall, Prince Consort Road, SW7 2BS
Cost: £25


Sound Connections' stimulating training day will transform how you think about youth engagement. We will explain the core principles of Youth Voice & Participation and give you the practical skills to put them into action. You will discover how to give young people a say and empower them to take a lead.

Date: 13 December
Time: 1.00-4.00pm
Venue: Lift, 45 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PW
Cost: £40-60

Delve into teaching practice, explore the latest topics in the field of dance science, refresh your creative ideas or spend the day exploring different models of inclusive dance practice at one of Trinity Laban's stand-alone training days led by experts in the field.  
Experienced GDPR trainer Paul Ticher is running two workshops at Voluntary Action Lewisham around data protection and the new regulations. There will be two workshops, you can choose either the morning or afternoon session.
Date: 27 November 2018
Location: The Mulberry Centre, 15 Amersham Vale, SE14 6LE