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The Newman University Art Department are seeking an External Examiner from September 2015

The Newman University Art Department are seeking an External Examiner from September 2015. Their main focus will be the external examination of the BA (Hons) in Art and Education. They would also be expected to look at the range and coherence of programmes, resources and facilities provided across the subject area (including QTS pathways) to ensure the department is being run as efficiently and effectively as possible.

If you have relevant experience and like the sound of this, please contact h.hames@newman.ac.uk with a brief expression of interest and your CV.

Accelerate into University! Registration is now open to students for this FREE architecture mentoring programme

Accelerate into University is a mentoring programme, established in 2012 by Open-City and developed in partnership with University College London (UCL) and Make Architects to widen access to Built Environment professions. It is targeted at academically-able London state school students from non-traditional backgrounds. To date just under 100 students have taken part and benefited from the programme.
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House of Lords debate 'this House takes note of the case for arts education in schools'

The House of Lords debate 'this House takes note of the case for arts education in schools' was a timely debate, arranged by The Earl of Clancarty, and took place 27 November 2014.
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InSEA write to Nicky Morgan MP

In response to Nicky Morgan MP's speech, which promoted STEM subjects over the arts and humanities, The International Society for Education through Art (InSEA) have written to the education secretary. Their letter describes the importance of the arts, the aptitudes and values gained through their study, as well as their extrinsic value to the economy:
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The BRIT School, Hidden Worlds Art and Design Competition

In January 2015 The Brit School will hold an annual whole department show in the school's Obie Theatre. Last year this was viewed by over 400 visitors including art & design industry professionals who judged the work and awarded prizes. This year they would like to extend an invitation to key stage 3 students from outside schools to submit work linked to the current year 10 theme 'Hidden Worlds'.
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