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A Primary Art and Design Curriculum Framework and Lessons for All
NSEAD has partnered with the Oak National Academy. Members with primary expertise have produced a key stage 1 and 2 curriculum map, teaching guide and video lessons that are inclusive, accessible and relevant for all primary-aged children. These are…
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…
Trade Union FAQs
Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions our Trade Union team receive, covering topics such as accidents, time in and out of work and performance targets.
Our termly magazine, filled with Art, Design and Craft inspiration, features and conversations.
All-Party Parliamentary Group
Learn more about our All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education and how the APPG is helping our members and our subject
Leading Primary Art and Design
This online course will take place online, and is designed for primary subject leaders who are looking to develop this curriculum area in their schools. It will offer strategies for building the foundations for developing confidence, enthusiasm and key…
Latest news from NSEAD
Discover more about art, craft and design news and events nationwide.
How have the Anti-racist Art Education Action Checklists impacted?
Every year we pledge to review our Anti-racist Art Education Action (ARAEA) checklists. This is a brief report on our work, and a call for your feedback,…
Capturing our Collections Competition winners and resource
The results are now published for the National Archives Art Competition: Capturing our Collections!
Opportunity for All?
Today the Government published the White paper ‘Opportunity for all – Strong schools with great teachers for your child’.
A new report shows art & design will not meet its ITT recruitment target in 2022
The NFER and Nuffield Foundation have published their annual initial teacher education report: 'Teacher Labour Market in England Annual Report 2022' which…