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Leadership, workforce development and skills in the arts, creative and cultural sector: Evidence Review

Arts Council England commissioned Consilium Research and Consultancy to undertake an assessment of leadership, skills, and workforce diversity and development in the arts, creative and cultural sector.   The key questions that the review seeks to answer are:
  1. How has the sector progressed with regard to leadership, workforce development, workforce diversity and skill levels since 2010?
  2. How does this progress compare to other sectors in the economy?
  3. What new and innovative models of workforce development are other sectors adopting, on an international level, to ensure their workforces are prepared for the challenges of an increasingly global economy?
  4. What challenges will the arts, creative and cultural...


    Date Published: 25th September 2018
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Equality Analysis: Development of the Arts Council’s 10-year strategy, 2020-30

The equality analysis covers our development work to date for the Arts Council’s next 10-year strategy, to be published in autumn 2019 and to cover the period 2020-30.   It will continue to be developed and reviewed on an iterative basis through to the publication and implementation of our new strategy.   Arts Council England has a legal duty to consider equality in its policy making. Through this we aim to prevent discrimination and promote equality and diversity for people from protected characteristic groups defined in the Equality Act 2010 – including age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy...


Date Published: 24th June 2019
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Experimental Culture: a horizon scan

Between December 2017 and February 2018, Nesta undertook a rapid horizon scan to support the development of Arts Council England’s forthcoming ten-year strategy to 2030. This paper is intended to serve as a prompt for Arts Council England’s consultation activity over the forthcoming months, with the intent of provoking a conversation with arts and cultural organisations about the changing context for their work.   The aim was to produce a primer on existing knowledge of key trends, not to conduct a comprehensive review. Within the timeframe available for this exercise, we primarily focused on domain areas in which Nesta has...


Date Published: 15th March 2018
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