A Facebook campaign to bring the BBC’s Radio One Big Weekend festival to Bournemouth next year has gained over 7,500 supporters since Sunday.
Since coming to power in 2010, the Conservative-led coalition government, led by the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, have introduced a raft of changes to the way children are educated across the country. We aim to track how these changes were introduced and how the public reacted to them. Education under the Tories- changes since 2010 […]
Alongside this project, I ran a survey among members of the public to determine what they knew about free schools, and how they felt creativity in education should be handled by school. The results that came out proved to be eye-opening in terms of how little many people knew about certain areas of education and what […]
As support for the creative arts declines in education, theatre and musical groups involved with young people are trying to fill in the gaps in children’s creativity. Ryan Burrows went to Theatre Centre, a London-based drama education group, to see how they can help schools and the pupils exhibit their creative side. For an organization […]
Not many people have an idea of what a free school even is, let alone what it does or how it operates. So this project went to spend a day at the Swanage School, a new free school in Swanage in Dorset, to find out how they educate their pupils, what sets them apart […]
Since coming to power in 2010, the Coalition government has made education reform one of the key issues of its agenda. It’s introduced a number of new measures to improve the education system, such as the creation of hundreds of new free schools and academies, and reform of GCSEs. But it’s been criticized by some that […]
Creativity in the Classroom is a multimedia project which aims to look at the state of creative arts education in the nation’s schools. Are children’s creativity and talents being squandered? Do schools spend the necessary amount of time and education on subjects such as drama and music? And how have the recent changes in […]