Education and training

Leaders for Impact training scheme at the Royal Opera House – deadline 14 July 2017

The ROH is launching a new leadership development programme for teachers in a position to influence whole school approaches to arts and cultural learning. The pilot programme will give 12 experienced professionals based in cultural learning more than 12 days of tailored leadership development training, inspiration and support.

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Intermediate Course: Health and wellbeing in museums – 10 July 2017

This East Midlands course, designed by the Group for Education in Museums, is aimed at supporting the professional development of mid-career heritage educators involved with health and wellbeing.

The course will combine a one-day workshop with a few short activities to be completed prior to and after the workshop, reinforcing and embedding your professional development.

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Streetwise Opera Artist Training Day, London – 23 June 2017

Friday 23 June 2017, 10:00-16:00

Pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, London N7 9EF

Streetwise Opera is offering a training opportunity for artists, facilitators and composers who are interested in developing their participatory arts workshop-leading skills.

E-learning Art Therapy Introduction and Foundation courses

These courses, offered by the Oxford College Of Arts and Therapies, have been designed by experienced art therapists to help participants decide if an art therapy career is for them.

They are also helpful for people who may already use art in their work and wish to develop their creative practice. We aim to provide art therapy introductory training to people who may find it hard to access this because of where they live.

Please visit the website for details on introductory discounts and to meet international faculty members.

PhDs in The Art of Caring, and Designing Inclusive Music Technologies – deadline 30 June 2017

Applications are welcome for two AHRC-funded PhD positions in Northern Ireland (fieldwork can take place elsewhere).

The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership (NBDTP) and Northumbria-Sunderland Consortium in Art and Design (N-SC) have jointly secured 12 awards, funded by the AHRC, to support research in Design and The Creative Sector.

See the attached flyers for more information

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Online course in safer dance practice

This new course from People Dancing is designed to help dance leaders develop safer practice, and includes support on country-specific laws and regulations. 

‘Preparing for Safer Dance Practice’ will help dance practitioners:

Rewriting Justice, Clean Break studios, London – 22 June 2017

Rewriting Justice, 22 June 2017, 10am – 4.30pm at Clean Break studios, north London.

A one-day training course for theatre artists, early-career playwrights and criminal justice professionals with an interest in the specialised field of theatre, women and criminal justice.

Through drama and theatre writing exercises, group work and discussion, participants will:

National Alliance for Museums Health and Wellbeing training – from 26 May 2017

Two-day, free training workshops on "Museums as spaces for wellbeing", in six regions across England, designed for museum staff or volunteers who are interested in developing and delivering health and wellbeing work in their organisations.

Early-stage dementia awareness training – 29 June 2017

This early-stage dementia awareness session from Arts 4 Dementia is suitable for all artists and facilitators looking to deliver events for people with dementia and their carers.

The session will be delivered for Arts 4 Dementia (A4D) by a Dementia Pathfinders trainer Aubrey Maasdorp, with arts workshop guidance from Nigel Franklin (CEO, A4D), and is suitable for all artists and facilitators looking to deliver events for people with dementia and their carers.

29 June, Garden Museum London

Ignite Your Creativity Retreat, Essex – 12-14 May 2017

An Open to Create retreat on Northey Island in the Blackwater estuary, including one-to-one and group making sessions and follow-up coaching.

Where: Northey Island, off the Mundon Road, Maldon Essex CM9 6PP

Facilitated and hosted by Anna B. Sexton, Hannah Kate Meredith and Penny Stanford.

Places limited to ten.

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