If you're needing to make the case for music or the arts in your school or organisation,Reinvesting in Arts Education - winning America's future through creative schools, has proven useful recently for a few colleagues, so I thought I'd summarise some of the key findings here. It's worth a fuller read, particularly the sections on … Continue reading Benefits of arts education – evidence from the U.S
It looks as if arts advocacy campaigning in the UK will be stepping up a gear this year. Not only are the funding cuts forcing us all to look long and hard at the true value of what we do, and to get even better at collecting and sharing evidence and stories - but a … Continue reading Arts advocacy – stepping up a gear?
I've been noticing for some time now how hard it is to find research evidence when you need it. Much of my work is about advocating for music, the arts, or a particular good cause. But although I often know there's research out there to back up a particular case, I struggle to find it … Continue reading Advocating for music – sharing research more widely