Advocating for the arts and education

Advocating for the arts and education

The organisations and publications below have useful information that makes the case for high quality arts education.



The Cultural Learning Alliance (UK) advocates for all children and young people to have meaningful access to culture. The website includes useful key research summaries and advocacy briefings.

Creative Youth Network (UK) encourages young people to challenge the barriers they face, by engaging with the arts.

Action for Children’s Arts  campaigns for children’s rights in relation to the arts, connecting arts practitioners and celebrating children’s arts.

 Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE)   designs and implements programmes to improve the quality and reach of cultural education, and uses culture and the arts to improve the quality and impact of general education.

Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts champions the power of the arts to transform lives of young people, particularly children regarded as disadvantaged.  

AND (A New Direction) - Bridge organisation working with cultural organisations and schools in London. Its approach and resources are of wider interest.