WATCH | Solent Cultural Conference 2016

Date Created: 21st Mar 2016

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<h4><span style=”color: #000000;”>As part of a joint conference between Southampton and Portsmouth Music Education Hubs, our Artsmark and Arts Award Programme Manager, Kristianne Drake, was invited to deliver a session for schools and music partners so that they could find out more about the new Artsmark programme, how it works and how it links to Arts Award, Arts Council England’s Quality Principles and the new Cultural Education Challenge.</span></h4>
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The day started with a keynote speech from Laura Gander-Howe (ACE Director, Children, Young People and Learning), addressing the importance of music, arts and cultural education and how it can contribute to wellbeing. The session Kristianne led was attended by a mixed group of school teachers and music delivery partners and focused predominantly on using the quality principles to develop the foundations for an Artsmark award. Participants took part in two short tasks during the 55 minute session, to help them begin to understand through collaboration how they can achieve key elements of the Artsmark.
<h4><span style=”color: #008080;”><a href=”″ target=”_blank”><span style=”text-decoration: underline; color: #008080;”><strong>View the video here</strong></span></a></span></h4>


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