Articles tagged Creative Industries

New research to assess skills needs in the jewellery industry

First published on Mon, September 02, 2013.

Creative & Cultural Skills, working in partnership with Private 2 Public Ltd, have today launched new research which will map key skills needs in the jewellery industry. The research, which is the first of its kind to examine this creative and economically dynamic industry as a whole, will draw on...

MPs discuss the value of the arts in first major commons debate in five years

First published on Thu, June 20, 2013.

Shadow Culture Secretary Harriet Harman yesterday led a major debate in the House of Commons on the arts and the future of the creative industries. The debate was the first of its kind on the subject in over five years. Harman, who is also deputy leader of the Labour Party,...

NESTA: A Manifesto for the Creative Economy

First published on Wed, April 24, 2013.

NESTA have launched an ambitious new manifesto for the creative economy which sets out to identify what policymakers, educators, businesses and regulators need to do to ensure that the UK’s creative economy thrives in the coming decade. According to the manifesto, the UK’s creative industries are “continuing to experience a...

Design and Cultural Heritage Research – Two New Invitation to Tenders Launched

First published on Wed, March 06, 2013.

Design Research Creative & Cultural Skills, with funding from the Welsh Assembly Government’s Sector Priorities Fund Pilot programme is issuing an invitation to tender for research on skills issues within the design sector. The research, entitled ‘Pathways to Design: Young People’s Entry to the Design Industry’, it will examine employer...

New survey reveals the extent of unpaid work in the arts

First published on Mon, January 21, 2013.

IdeasTap was founded in 2008 to help young creatives find work during the recession. The organisation conducts an annual survey to measure how budget and funding cuts, rising youth unemployment levels and the increasing numbers of arts graduates have impacted on the job prospects of young people hoping to work...

DCMS Announce Cuts to Arts Council England Budgets

First published on Mon, December 10, 2012.

Following the Autumn Statement issued by Chancellor George Osborn last week (December 5th), Alan Davey, Chief Executive of Arts Council England, has confirmed that reductions to the DCMS budget will be passed on to the Arts Council. The organisation will see its 2013/14 grant in aid budgets cut by £3.9...

The Holt Review is Published

First published on Fri, September 07, 2012.

Creative & Cultural Skills welcomes publication of the Holt Review: Making Apprenticeships More Accessible to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, published on 29 August 2012. Led by jeweller and entrepreneur Jason Holt, the report assesses how the apprenticeship system can be made more responsive to the needs of small and medium-sized...

The Richard Review of Apprenticeships: Call for Evidence

First published on Tue, July 17, 2012.

Creative & Cultural Skills is playing an active role in a new, independent evaluation of the Apprenticeship system led by social entrepreneur, Doug Richard. The Richard Review will take a medium to long term look at apprenticeships in England and will help inform the Government’s future apprenticeship strategy. Creative &...

Creative Industries Council Skillset Skills Group, Report to Creative Industries Council

First published on Fri, January 27, 2012.

The Creative Industries Council Skillset Skills Group has published its report to the Creative Industries Council. The report calls for unified action to raise the levels of training and talent development within the creative and cultural industries. The Sector Skills Councils E-Skills, Skillset and Creative & Cultural Skills are all...

Restarting Britain: Design Education and Growth

First published on Thu, January 26, 2012.

The Design Commission, sponsored by CHEAD, The Design Council and Creative & Cultural Skills recently launched the report Restarting Britain in order to examine how design education could help act as a lever to economic growth. The report has four seperate recommendations: 'Government needs a national design strategy that it...

The Wilson Review of Business-University Collaboration

First published on Fri, November 18, 2011.

Following on from the HE white Paper, Sir Tim Wilson has launched a review of Business-University Collaboration. Following on from the HE white Paper, Sir Tim Wilson has launched a review of Business-University Collaboration.

Department for Education, The National Curriculum Consultation

First published on Mon, October 17, 2011.

The Department for Education is currently conducting a full review of the National Curriculum in England The Department for Education is currently conducting a full review of the National Curriculum in England

DCMS, Henley Review of Cultural Education

First published on Sat, April 30, 2011.

The DCMS commissioned a full review of cultural education in England. The report is expected at the end of 2011. The DCMS commissioned a full review of cultural education in England. The report is expected at the end of 2011.