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Sunningdale Teaching School is collaborating with Durham Creatives and Culture Bridge to host Arts Awards Advisor Training for Educational and Creative Practitioners working in the North East. What Is Arts Awards
Sunningdale Teaching School is collaborating with Durham Creatives and Culture Bridge to host Arts Awards Advisor Training for Educational and Creative Practitioners working in the North East.
What Is Arts Awards
Arts Award is a nationally recognised qualification for children and young people up to 25 years old, and is on the Regulatory Qualifications Framework. There are 5 different levels, from the introductory ‘Discover’ up to Gold, which is a Level 3 qualification and has UCAS points. Children and young people take part in the arts, find out about artists, review arts events, and at Silver and Gold level, lead a project in the arts. They collect evidence along the way, and reflect on what they’ve been doing, building a portfolio of work. Arts Award can cover all different artforms; from visual art to drama, creative writing to music. It’s about exploring, enjoying and developing in the arts; it’s often what organisations, artists, services and schools are already delivering, and Arts Award puts a framework around it, and accredits the work through a qualification.
Children and young people who want to do Arts Award need the support of a trained Arts Award Adviser; their role is to support, signpost, and assess the Arts Award portfolios.
By becoming an Arts Awards Adviser you will be in a position to support the children and young people you work with to gain these qualifications.
Read the Arts Award adviser person specification to find out if Arts Award training is right for you.
Jane Gray is a freelance Arts Project Manager, specialising in participatory arts programmes with children and young people; particularly with young people in challenging circumstances. She has been an Arts Award Trainer for 10 years, and a moderator since 2014, as well as leading on Arts Award support in the North East in partnership with Customs House and Culture Bridge North East. Her background is in theatre, having started her arts career at The National Theatre, before going on to work at The Barbican and Birmingham REP before returning to her roots in North Yorkshire.
Bronze and Silver Adviser training
Advisers will support young people to take part in arts activities, extend their knowledge of, and interest in, the arts, and the development of their art skills through planning, implementing and reviewing a personal arts challenge appropriate to their ability and understanding. Advisers will support young people to review arts events, find out more about the arts through meeting and working with arts practitioners, research arts organisations and explore future education and career pathways.
By bringing together educational and creative practitioners that participate in our programmes, we are able to purchase this training at reduced cost for you. The Bronze and Silver Advisor Training costs £150 (usual cost £197)
You will receive an invoice following confirmation of your place on the programme. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
wednesday, october 3, 2018 - wednesday, october 3, 2018
Shaftoe Road, Springwell, Sunderland, SR3 4HA
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