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Vacancy: St Columba’s College, Artist in Residence

St Columba’s College, St Albans, is seeking to appoint a practising artist working in any medium as an Artist in Residence for one academic year. A specialism in clay/paint/printmaking may be an advantage. The successful applicant will have access to a studio space and use of facilities within the Department and will be expected to contribute to the curricular and extra-curricular teaching of Art. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to bring to interview a portfolio of their work together with a plan demonstrating their rationale for a year as Artist in Residence.

Visit St Columba’s College, for more information.

Closing date: Wednesday, 4 July 2018, at midday. Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

NSEAD Affiliates with the Trades Union Congress

On Friday 4 May 2018 Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) wrote: ‘We are delighted to confirm that your request to affiliate to the TUC was agreed at the most recent meeting of the TUC’s General Council.’
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Ofqual provisional level 1-3 figures, May 2018: 26/27 non-Ebacc subjects see a fall in candidate numbers

Provisional figures released by the exams regulator Ofqual show A-level and AS-level art and design subjects are falling, whilst the decline in art and design level 1 and 2 candidate numbers has slowed down.
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The Arts, Health and Wellbeing, a new CLA and Place2Be briefing paper

The Cultural Learning Alliance have launched a new briefing paper, written in partnership with the children’s mental health charity a Place2Be.
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Artists call on the government to reverse its decision to press ahead with the EBacc

A letter published in The Guardian has called on the government to reverse its decision to press ahead with the Ebacc.
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