Monthly Archives: February 2012

View from the Bridge – by Holly Donagh, A New Direction (Bridge org for London)

‘Quality’ is a loaded word – it manages to be both bland and snobbish – but there is no question it cuts to the heart of how we contest and fight for what we believe is important when working with … Continue reading

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Are we missing something….? by Sam Cairns, Co-ordinator, Cultural Learning Alliance

Measuring the quality of cultural learning programmes for children and young people seems to provoke endless debate in the cultural sector, and almost none in the education sector.  If teachers, who are experts in assessment, feel it should be easy … Continue reading

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Young people know what’s excellent and what’s not – by Eloise Malone, Effervescent

Last month, I had an alcohol-fueled argument with a very nice man who had just curated an incredibly high-profile arts event, and hadn’t put in a single work that was created collaboratively or through socially-engaged practice. It was one of … Continue reading

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