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iJADE 2022 Conference
In times of political, economic, environmental, and societal turbulence, Culturally Responsive Education challenges all of us. How can Art and Design Education be relevant to the lives of all learners, including their varied social worlds, identities…
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.
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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.
A pay award that fails us all
As schools in England close for the summer break, the UK Government has announced the pay award for 2022. The Government has improved upon its proposal…
Visualise: Race & Inclusion in Art Education – Call for Evidence
An important call for evidence from the Runnymede Trust and Freelands Foundation:'In 2021 the Runnymede Trust and Freelands Foundation announced a ground-breaking…
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Industrial Action threatened for Autumn 2022
On the 18 June, workers from across the UK gathered in London to support the We demand better: March and Rally, organised by the TUC.