About the event, SOLD- OUT
Leeds Cultural Education Partnership (LeedsCEP), in partnership with LEEDS 2023, will facilitate an action-packed day aimed at senior leaders, curriculum leaders, teachers and professionals from the arts and cultural sector. With a focus on curriculum and partnership working, the conference will provide an opportunity to hear from leading professionals in the field of education, arts, and cultural learning. A range of workshops will be available on specific curriculum areas, where examples of best practice will be shared along with teaching and learning resources. A marketplace of arts and cultural organisations working in partnership with schools will be available over lunchtime.
The day will include talks from our keynote speakers, Carol Leeming MBE FRSA, who will share her work on an inclusive creative curriculum and Erica Whyman, theatre maker and artistic leader. Key takeaways will be available from the LeedsCEP and University of Leeds’ research project exploring methods for artists and teachers to co-create place-based learning. There’ll also be an opportunity to get involved shaping research into how city-wide data can help us address the tensions and drivers for cultural engagement in schools. You’ll also hear from an expert panel of arts and educational practitioners discussing how schools, artists and the cultural sector can work together for the benefit of children and young people.
Join us for a day of learning, conversation, and connection, as we head towards the end of this Year of Culture and look to the future of arts and cultural education in Leeds and beyond.
Teas and coffees available upon arrival.
By Dr Briony Thomas – Chair of LeedsCEP and Chris Ansell – Head of Creative Learning and Engagement at LEEDS 2023.
Carol Leeming MBE FRSA, will share her work on an inclusive creative curriculum. Key takeaways will be available from the LeedsCEP and University of Leeds’ research project exploring methods for artists and teachers to co-create place-based learning.
How can schools, artists, and the cultural sector work together in partnership for the benefit of children and young people?
This discussion brings together teachers and the cultural sector to discuss partnership working, with an opportunity for a Q&A.
Choose from one of the following three sessions to attend:
- Cultural on the Doorstep: Co-creating place-based learning with Greenmount Primary School and Seacroft Grange This project brings together a team from arts, education and community-based planning to explore creative place-based learning, within the context of 15-minute neighbourhoods. A takeaway toolkit will be available from this session.
- Accessible Cultural Learning: what are the considerations?A panel comprising of Diane Paterson (Yorkshire Association for Music and Special Education Needs – YAMSEN), Danny West (Moor Allerton Hall Primary School and Feel the Music CIC), Mark Wilson (Wellsprings Academy Trust), and Kate Fellows (Leeds Museums and Galleries).
Hear from a panel from the University of Leeds, Leeds City Council and Open Innovations about research that serves to address the lack of data on cultural engagement in schools. Explore an open data resource that aims to facilitate evidence-based policymaking at both local and national levels and get involved to inform the next phase of work.
Learn about Carol Leeming’s work on an inclusive creative curriculum delivered in partnership with The City Classroom in -Leicester, and how this led to the curation of Black Arts Resources used by primary and secondary schools across the city.
A marketplace of cultural organisations sharing offers available for schools.
By Dr Briony Thomas – Chair of LeedsCEP, Chris Ansell – Head of Creative Learning and Engagement at LEEDS 2023, and Eve Roodhouse – Chief Officer, Culture and Economy at Leeds City Council.
Choose from one of the following two sessions to attend:
- Leeds Cultural Education Partnership: Youth Voice in the City Hear from LeedsCEP Youth Voice Pod who will be presenting case studies on work in this area. Speakers include: Philippa Ranger (Northern School of Contemporary Dance – NSCD), Angela Thompson (Leeds Art Gallery), Anna Smith (Youth Association, Leeds Youth Alliance), Jenny Rutherford (Play, Leeds City Council), and Laura Rakotonirina (LEEDS 2023).
- Leeds Cultural Education Partnership: Creative Career Pathways A session focussing on creative career pathways.
An opportunity to come together across sectors to discuss the future of creative learning in the region.
By Wieke Eringa – Associate Director of the Cultural Institute.
A chance to network with other professionals in the sector.
End of conference.
We understand that teachers’ time is precious and that school resources are limited. To acknowledge this, we have a limited number of school bursaries of £125 available to cover the cost of staff taking a day away from teaching to come and attend the conference.
To be eligible, you must be a teacher in Leeds or Bradford.
These are available via application and will be paid upon confirmed attendance to the full-day conference.
To access one of these bursaries, you need to express your interest via this form.
State schools that have not previously engaged with LEEDS 2023 will be prioritised. These will then be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have booked a ticket to be considered.
Expressions of interest will be closed once all bursary spots have been filled. We will aim to get back to you within 2 weeks of your submission.
cultural education in Leeds and beyond.
As part of this event, we’re hosting a marketplace of arts and cultural organisations that work in partnership with schools and have offers they want to share with teachers. You can express your interest for a stall via this form.
By expressing your interest, you’re confirming that:
- You are available on Monday 4 December and can arrive for set up at 7.45am at The Tetley in Leeds. You agree that you will have set up your stall by 8.15am.
- You will staff the marketplace during the event, particularly during lunch time, scheduled for 1pm – 2pm, when there will be the highest footfall at the marketplace.
- You will be provided with a trestle table (6ft x 2ft), chairs, tablecloth.
Please note that stalls will not have access to power supply. We recommend bringing 4G-enabled devices should access to the internet be needed for any laptops or iPads.
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