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Protecting, supporting and inspiring art, craft & design education. This is how...
Trade Union: Industrial Action Advice and Updates
NSEAD guidance and latest news on Industrial Action
Ofsted Research Review: Art and Design
The resources in this section provide links, guidance and support materials relating to the 2023 Ofsted Research Review: Art & Design. Ofsted's subject review is available online and as a 42-page document from NSEAD's websiteA podcast…
Investigating Gender Balance in the Classroom
For secondary teachers looking to explore the topic, develop professionally and learn useful strategies to take back to the classroom.
Art Education for the Environment and Climate Emergency (E&CE)
Art Education for the Environment and Climate Emergency (E&CE) is NSEAD's newest Research Group
Anti-Racist Art Education (ARAE) Resources
Anti-Racist Art Education Action (ARAEA) Group was set up in July 2020 to ensure that NSEAD, our subject and all who engage in it, are actively anti-racist. The resources found here aim to support this work and provide educators with tools to take specific…
This course, led by NSEAD experts Ged Gast and Liz McFarlane provides practical support and knowledge for compliance with the regulations that govern our practice as teachers of a non-examination subject.
Leading Primary Art and Design
NO FIXED DATE - ON DEMAND LEARNING. This online course is designed for primary subject leaders who are looking to develop the Art and Design curriculum area in their schools - registration now open
Latest news from NSEAD
Discover more about art, craft and design news and events nationwide.
Invest in arts subjects to protect our children’s futures
Michele Gregson, general secretary of NSEAD's Guardian letter, calls on the government for long-term investment in arts subjects
Pearson unveils vision for future-proofed design education curriculum as 1 in 2 teachers back modernising the subject
NSEAD, IDEO, RAEng, RSA, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the Design Council, Future Foundations, NAEE, Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS-UK),…
New Campaign launched to #SaveOurSubjects
Last year, the Edge foundation teamed up with the Independent Society of Musicians and Parentkind to survey parents on what skills they thought were important…
A historic day in Art and Design Education Leadership
After 25 years of membership, Marlene Wylie has become President of the National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD).