News

25 May 2017

Introducing Ammar Mirza CBE

Ammar Mirza
Introducing Ammar Mirza CBE...

...has recently starting working with Culture Bridge North East to deliver our partnership investment challenge programme.

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25 May 2017

Blog: Not overlying, but underpinning

Mel Carter
By Melanie Carter – Area Manager for North Tyneside and Northumberland

It’s been a while now since I last blogged about Arts Council’s Quality Principles...

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17 May 2017

Blog - Focus on Arts Award: Making the most of Arts Award

pupils at Boldon School
Blog by Elizabeth Kane, learning officer at The Customs House

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15 May 2017

The Dales School celebrates Platinum Artsmark status

The Dales School, Blyth
The Dales School in Blyth, a specialist school for children with a range of special educational needs, has been awarded the prestigious Platinum Artsmark Award.

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12 May 2017

Arts Award success for children and families across the North East

Juice Festival Arts Award
394 children and families from across the region all achieved their Discover Arts Award at last year’s Juice Festival events.

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03 May 2017

Blog: Creating a Cultural Passport

Eileen Atkins
By Eileen Atkins, Area Manager: Tees Valley & County Durham

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20 March 2017

Invitation to quote

Partnership Investment
We are seeking to appoint an entrepreneurial business development specialist to help us to invest £250,000 in North East cultural education.

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08 March 2017

Guest blog: Taking the lead…

Jeanne Hale
By Jeanne Hale, consultant

I have worked in the education sector for many years, probably more than I care to admit to in this blog, but long enough to have seen many changes to the system and to the education of children and young people...

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06 March 2017

Advisory Board member vacancies

Culture Bridge North East logo
CBNE’s Advisory Board provides scrutiny, strategic direction and advocacy for our programme. We aim to maintain a balance of voices on our Board from the culture, education, and business sectors.

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08 February 2017

Guest Blog: Artsmark provides a perfect platform

Kehri Ellis
By Kehri Ellis, Chief Executive, North Tyneside Learning Trust

North Tyneside Learning Trust is a collaborative partnership of 46 schools, working with employers, universities and colleges...

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06 February 2017

Blog: 6 Feb 2017 - Outside the Echo-Chamber?

Helen Green
By Helen Green, CBNE Area Manager for Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside & Sunderland

The Cultural Learning Alliance (CLA) recently published Imagine Nation, its second very powerful report which evidences the value of cultural learning for children and young people...

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16 January 2017

Ensuring a broad and balanced curriculum for all

Suzanne Howell
By Suzanne Howell, Deputy Headteacher, Sacred Heart Catholic High School for Girls

We are very proud to be the first North East secondary school to achieve the prestigious Platinum Artsmark Award, and what is most pleasing, is that Sacred Heart Catholic High School has been recognised as a regional leading light for our work in the arts.

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11 January 2017

Blog: 11 January 2017 - Dance like no-one is watching

Eileen Atkins
By Eileen Atkins, Area Manager: Tees Valley & County Durham

"I’ve had a rare opportunity to take part in some teacher training, alongside teachers, and followed that through to the pupils’ performance which resulted from the staff translating their learning in to practice...

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11 January 2017

Guest blog: Five year partnership between New Writing North and Excelsior Academy

New Writing North
By Anna Disley, New Writing North

"New Writing North runs a range of open access creative writing programmes that any young person aged 12-19 can engage with. Our Cuckoo Young Writers groups are free to attend and meet weekly in easily-accessible venues in towns and cities across the North East....

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30 November 2016

Guest blog: Working together to achieve a common goal

Seven Stories
Finding ways to expand my knowledge and understanding of the cultural education landscape has been a key area of development for me over the last 12 months. Attending a number of events and training opportunities held by Culture Bridge North East (CBNE) has given me insight and understanding, which I have been able to apply to developing Seven Stories’ work with schools in the region.

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29 November 2016

Monkhouse Primary School in North Tyneside looking for cultural partners

Artsmark leaflet
Monkhouse Primary School in North Tyneside is looking for a number of cultural partners to work with during the spring term, as part of their Artsmark journey, around a range of topics. If you are an organisation or individual artist who would be interested in working closely with this busy, creative school, please click here for more details.

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29 November 2016

Partnership investment helps young people move into education and employment

Culture Bridge North East logo
The Prince’s Trust works with thousands of young people across the region each year, providing them with the tools they need to succeed. The trust was awarded £25,000 partnership investment funding, from Culture Bridge North East (CBNE), to secure two Get Started programmes in Tees Valley.

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28 November 2016

Arts Award Peer Mentoring Programme Film Live

Arts Award Peer Mentor film
Interested in Arts Award? Are you an adviser? Take timeout to watch our peer mentoring film.

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14 November 2016

Fresh Ideas – a season of CPD for schools

Fresh Ideas brochure
As part of our continued school engagement strategy, we are delighted to announce Fresh Ideas. This online brochure showcases over 50 arts and culture CPD opportunities for teachers, delivered by the region’s culture sector, which will take place during the Spring term, January – April 2017.

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08 November 2016

Guest Blog: 8 November 2016 - By Emma Thomas, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

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"I was approached by Culture Bridge North East (CBNE) to be part of developing a cultural leadership in education programme for teachers and school leaders...."

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