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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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Special School Leaders

A collection of case studies from special school leaders. This book is the result of a year long leadership programme delivered by NASS and AKN Consulting for leaders of independent schools and non maintained special schools. As part of the programme participants designed and implemented leadership projects within their schools and these are their stories. The eight case studies within cover structural changes, staff re-organisation, implementing new initiatives and new approaches for assessing and improving outcomes for children. Foreword by NASS Chief Executive Claire Dorer.


Date Published: 10th October 2019
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Adopting Appreciative Inquiry: An approach to building on Success

On my appointment as Assistant Principal (Senco) at my school in August 2014 I began an incredible journey of both professional and self-discovery. Due to the nature of the range of needs at the school – the support team is a very large one. Like any new post-holder, I wanted to ‘make my mark’ and set about planning new initiatives with gusto. I decided to audit and observe for the first year whilst I got the Senco Award under my belt and this gave me time to take stock and work out how to go about facilitating and leading...


Date Published: 10th October 2019
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Motivation, morale and movement: Creating a distributed leadership model in a new and growing school

Our school is a newly established special school in London, catering for 28 children, aged 7-16, with complex behavioural needs and those on the autism spectrum and with additional complex needs. We realised there was a ‘gap in the market’ for students who are high-functioning, and are able to live independent, fulfilled lives as adults, but who don’t yet have the tools and strategies to cope with the demands placed on them from others. Their needs generally stem from their poor social and communication abilities. In line with research regarding autism diagnoses, the vast majority of our students are...


Date Published: 10th October 2019
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Changing cultures: Transforming leadership in the arts, museums and libraries

Arts Council England commissioned King's College London and Sue Hoyle to conduct research on how leadership is being developed in the arts, museums and libraries in England. The research aims to help us understand how leadership values and behaviours relate to organisational outcomes, and to determine how interventions work to develop executive leadership skills.   The evidence underpinning the findings in this report was drawn from four sources: a rapid evidence assessment, an online survey, interviews and focus groups.   This report, together with the research into arts sector leadership, skills and workforces by Consilium, will help us to understand the state...


Date Published: 25th September 2018
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