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  • Creativity
  • Curriculum
  • Education
  • Schools

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  • Grateful for this report. This is a theme that needs publicity and evidence to add to the momentum of support for arts in schools. The new framework is most certainly a positive move and hopefully a sign of long term strategic change for Ofsted. 


    What is critical now is for Ofsted to make this change explicit by requiring their evaluation and grading of schools to publicly reflect this change. 


    This will give headteachers the confidence to allow the arts to come back into the heart of their curriculum and allow students to holistically flourish through creativity.


    I note this research is talking to schools which already ‘embrace the arts’. Is there a view from school leaders who a) would like to embrace the arts but feel pressure to focus elsewhere and b) those who genuinely don’t value the creative subjects?

    • Thanks for your comment, Simon.


      We are not looking at those areas in this report, but it would certainly be interesting to understand what would make school leaders who fall in to those two categories more likely to adopt an arts-rich approach. If you know of any work in this area please do let us know.

  • Implementation of International networks? :-)
    "Our courses provides a set of innovative teaching methods aimed at teaching History of Art and Technologies. It has been developed on a training path that includes classroom activities, guided visits to museums and cultural sites, practical and sensory design  experiences.
    The course transfers instruments for a more scientific approach, observation and reading of the work of art, which facilitate student's learning by promoting a critical thinking and observing. Abandoning a traditional didactic model, essentially notional, we can identify paths so the students become more effective in memorization of lessons art related and technologies"
    "Parole chiave": development of dynamic, multidisciplinary and innovative teaching techniques, adaptation of theoretical knowledge through the use of technological and integrated tools​, etc..."
    Please let me know if we can be of further help.
    Ad maiora :-)