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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…
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…
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Leading Primary Art and Design summer workshop
For primary school teachers registered on the leading primary art and design CPD course. Join course facilitator Susan Ogier for this FREE session including a practical workshop and drop in clinic.
Photography and Digital Media Workshop
This practical session will be focussed on the use of photography and digital media in the art curriculum and beyond. Packed full of learning ideas, this session will be suitable for Primary art subject leads, ICT leads, non-specialist teachers, curriculum…
Latest news from NSEAD
Discover more about art, craft and design news and events nationwide.
School Funding and Pupil Premium Report
The Sutton Trust have published a report which shows the impact of the cost of living crisis on the financial pressures this is taking on school budgets.
How can we build strong foundations for the future of the Arts in schools?
Today saw the release of a new report The Arts in Schools: Foundations for the Future, published by A New Direction and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation…
NFER’s Annual Teacher Labour Market Report 2023
NFER’s Annual Teacher Labour Market report monitors on the progress in the recruitment system in England. The report predicts that there will be continued…
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