We run a range of events for different sectors, including development days for Artsmark schools, CPD activities for artists and much more. Browse our calendar to see what’s happening and click into each event to find out more and register your interest.
Arts Connect and Birmingham Education
Arts Connect and Birmingham Education Partnerships are delighted to present their focused CPD: How to develop your role, and improve skills, progression and quality as part of school improvement in and through the Arts
This is a FREE seminar and workshop for Primary Teachers.
Aim of the Day: exploring the role of the Lead Arts Coordinator and how it can strengthen Arts provision, whilst also supporting school improvement.
The event will be focusing on the different elements linked to the role of a Lead Arts Coordinator such as:
- Auditing provision.
- Project planning.
- Developing policy.
- Building frameworks within a school to support school development.
- Commissioning Artists.
- Staff CPD in the Arts and ways to track pupils’ skills progression in the Arts.
We will also be looking at how Artsmark and Arts Award can be used to maximum effect to further strengthen a schools Arts and Cultural provision and contribute to a broad and balanced curriculum. Links will be made with the new draft Ofsted Framework (2019) and the issues around ensuring curriculum balance and Cultural Capital. The Workshop will be led by experienced, practising Primary Teachers who are successfully delivering in all key areas linked to the role of the Lead Arts Coordinator. The day will provide practical action planning
FREE LUNCH AND AFTERNOON TEA PROVIDED
Book your free place HERE
This workshop is for those
This workshop is for those who have submitted a Statement of Commitment, completed the majority of intended activity and are writing their Case Study.
The two hour session will help you to reflect on your Statement of Commitment, review the arts activities that you have implemented, get support in areas you are unsure about and hear from other schools at the same stage as you.
Arts Connect will provide support on drafting your case study through:
- Reviewing your action plan and any sections of your Case Study that you have completed
- Synthesising the evidence from your activities
- Reflecting on the Self-Assessment tool
- Making sure that you have correctly filled in the Case Study document
Participants should bring along a copy of their action plan, Statement of Commitment and any other evidence that they wish to refer to.
There will be opportunities to hear other schools’ stories and find out how they are approaching this part of the Artsmark journey.
Hello and welcome
Hello and welcome to the Artsmark community. You are part of a growing number of schools who are championing Arts and Culture and we are here to support you.
The Artsmark Development day is a full day of CPD for two members of staff (one must be a member of your Senior Leadership Team). The purpose of the day is to explain your journey ahead, to support high level planning for the arts and culture in your school and to give you the opportunity to network and share ideas and planning with other schools in your area.
You will only need to register 1 ticket per school-this covers both members of staff. Please enter details of both members of staff under 1 ticket.
For more information about the Artsmark process, please go to http://www.artsconnect.co.uk/what-were-doing/artsmark/.
If you have submitted your
If you have submitted your Statement of Commitment and are thinking about how to evidence your achievements in your Case Study, this is the session for you.
The purpose of this session is to:
- Plan how you will complete your Artsmark Case Study
- Gain a clear understanding of how to evaluate the impact of Artsmark and arts activity within your school
- Increase awareness of the Arts Council’s quality principles of arts education and how they apply to your work
- Create an action plan for your Artsmark journey with evaluation methods and key dates
- Ensure that you will meet the criteria to attain the Artsmark level you are aiming for
You should bring along a copy of your Statement of Commitment, School Improvement Plan, Self-assessment Tool, the Quality Principles document and any evaluation tools you already use.
There will be opportunities to hear other schools’ stories and discover how they are approaching this part of the Artsmark journey.
If you would like to go to an evaluating impact session, but cannot get to Birmingham, please contact email@example.com for further options.
Film and TV Careers Festival Date:
Film and TV Careers Festival
Date: 22 March
Venue: The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP
Time: 10am – 8pm
Arts Connect is delighted to present their Film and TV Careers Festival hosted at The Studio in Birmingham.
This is a FREE event.
Arts Connect will be joined by some of the region’s leading Film and TV companies including Into Film, Writers Guild, Flatpack Festival, Rural Media, Media Active, The Company as well as a wide range of individual filmmakers who work across the industry. I would add web-links here to their websites
The event will comprise of practical hands-on and informative sessions as well as 1-1 opportunities, film screenings and networking opportunities.
- First step jobs
- Discovering industry roles
- DIY Film-making
- Being a YouTuber
- Short filmmaking
- Discover VR
- CV skills
- Discover prop making secrets
- A chance to discover regional opportunities available
The full programme will be sent to attendees nearer the date.
TICKETING AND SCHEDULE
The day is split into 2 tailored slots:
Teachers and School Children and Young People
Schools session: 10am – 1pm
Teacher CPD – Careers in Film Training
Teacher Session:10 – 11.00am
16-25 Year Olds
Festival Night: 2 – 8pm
Register for your FREE tickets and find the full event information here.
For any questions or queries please contact Gemma Corden.
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