Produced for or by NSEAD members in this section you will find surveys, reports, research and presentations.
Engage research: Mapping contemporary visual art and design education in Scotland
Engage Scotland and Queen Margaret University (QMU) Edinburgh have published a mapping research report and 3 case studies exploring engagement with visual…
Art, Craft and Design Rapid Evidence Review (RER)
The Art, Craft and Design Rapid Evidence Review (RER) is a survey of published scholarly literature on art, craft and design in education.
Leave no child behind: global report on boys’ disengagement from education
This UNESCO report, seeks to provide an overview on the global situation on boys’ disengagement from and disadvantage in education. The report also identifies…
The distinctiveness of Art & Design and D&T – ensuring schools provide for high-quality provision in both
This paper, for NSEAD members, will help trainees, teachers, subject leaders and senior management teams better understand the distinctiveness of art…
An Art Miscellany for the Weary and Perplex'd
Richard Hickman's 'An art miscellany for the weary and perplex'd' is a compendium and collection of art classifications.
10 years of AD magazine and 10 years of inspiration, actions and change
In this presentation, first given at the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education, Sophie Leach, AD editor, celebrated 10…
Art, craft and design education: Our unique contribution
Dr Rachel Payne's National Conference 2019 presidential address
Ofsted research and inspection framework – its implications for art and design
Amanda Spielman, chief HMI Ofsted, has set out her plans for a new Ofsted inspection framework. Susan Coles and Sophie Leach summarise the aims of the…
Effective questioning and talk in art and design
Authored by Ged Gast, NSEAD past-president, these revised and updated papers are intended for teachers to help develop questioning approaches.
The new ofsted framework
Presented at Conference 2019, Katrina Gueli, HMI discussed the opportunities presented for our subject by the new Ofsted inspection framework.
Misrepresentation of art and design in Initial Teacher Education
Dr Rachel Payne shares the NSEAD ITE Special Interest Group's evidence-based letter to Damien Hinds MP. The letter raised two key issues about the misrepresentation…
Art, craft and design is for – poster
The NSEAD advocacy poster makes explicit the value of art, craft and design education. The poster was created with the expertise and guidance of our members.
Art, craft and design matters – postcards
These nine downloadable advocacy postcards, help to make explicit the value of our subject.
Art, craft and design matters – resource
This six-page downloadable advocacy resource makes explicit the value of our subject.
Art, Craft and Design: essential toolkit for life in modern Britain
Ged Gast president NSEAD, presents Art, Craft and Design: essential toolkit for life in modern Britain
The NSEAD Survey Report 2015-16
The NSEAD Survey Report 2015-16 documents the findings of NSEAD’s largest and most comprehensive survey to date and answers the question: In the last…
Comparison Chart of art and design curriculums
This is a comparison chart of the different key stage 3 curriculum models for art and design, from 1991 to the 2013 draft national curriculum.
Considerations and Challenges: Art and Design in Schools
This is the text of a speech given to the Independent Schools Association by NSEAD General Secretary John Steers on 13th May 2011
Art and Design Department Self-Evaluation, Revised 2010
This Art and Design Department Self Evaluation review template is revised to take account of Ofsted criteria.
Design Education – now you see it; now you don’t
A position paper prepared by the Design and Technology Association and the National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD)